Branda Michels grew up in small-town Richfield, Utah with her parents and younger sister. She and her sister would do everything together, whether it was obsessing over Harry Potter, hiking in the Red Hills, to starting their music journey together. Branda has been playing piano for over twelve years and has taught private lessons for almost 8 years. She has competed in festivals, state competitions and played with ensembles throughout her high school years. She was also involved heavily in symphonic band and jazz band in her adolescence, and as the years went on played in honor bands. Between piano lessons and music experiences such as band Branda has an expansive knowledge of theory and the technical skills needed in training classical to modern piano. She has a deep passion for music, and this passion has influenced many parts of her life. Branda lives in Draper with her Yorkie Charlie. Branda loves teaching at The Piano Place and loves sharing the opportunities music has to enhance lives!