MICHELLE MONET was born in Brooklyn, New York but was raised and began her musical career in Denver, Colorado. She picked up the guitar at the age of 8 and discovered she had an innate ability to play, sing and compose music. In 1979 Michelle met and teamed up with songwriter Archie Evans Jr. and began composing music. (They have since collaborated on over 50 songs.)
In 1985 after singing around the Denver area as a solo artist with her guitar Michelle began producing and starring in concerts with her band to benefit various charities she believed in. In 1988 Michelle also began teaching Vocal Workshops for other aspiring singers and also taught private vocal and guitar lessons.
On a trip to Las Vegas in 1 989 Monet was spotted singing at a hotel by an agent who asked her to audition for the part of BARBRA STREISAND in the Las Vegas show LEGENDS IN CONCERT agent was overwhelmed by Michelles amazing vocal ability and also her uncanny resemblance to Streisand. Michelle won the part and has since been performing her Tribute to Streisand to critical acclaim worldwide in major Showrooms and theaters from Lake Tahoe, to Atlantic City, Montreal, Canada and even Moscow and Leningrad Russia.
-Some of Michelles reviews over the years include:
"Only two people can belt out type
BARBRA STREISAND and MICHELLE MONET
"Possibly the most TALENTED YOUNG
LADY in the country today?"
"NOTHING LESS THAN PERFECT!..A
Over the years Michelle has continued to compose, record and perform her own original music which recently was the idea behind her show entitled "She, Streisand & Me, Monet" which incorporates the best of two worlds her TRIBUTE TO STREISAND show along with her moving and memorable original songs. After a recent concert of "SHE & ME" Michelle was chosen to compose all the music for and be co-musical arranger or the upcoming motion picture "WINTER GAMES" written by Stoddard White Jr. of Lake Tahoe. Her musical arranger/partner on this film will be MICHAEL WARREN best known as Musical Director/guitarist for DIANA ROSS, DONNA SUMMER, HELEN REDDY, RITA COOLIDGE and the Musical at ranger for Grammy and Academy Awards shows.