Michaelina has been playing the violin and performing since she was 6 years old.

She is a 2011 graduate of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. While at Berklee, she focused on playing contemporary styles of music such as jazz, fiddle, and rock.

Currently, Michaelina teaches private violin/viola lessons and plays in the local country cover band, Big Country.

Some of her biggest musical influences are Jeff Buckley, Stephane Grappelli, and all of her past teachers.