A singer of phenomenal range and talent, Michelle Nicolo Prentice began singing at age four and had her first professional engagements at age eight. A native of Salt Lake City Utah, she won the prestigious Otto Harbach Award, was the National Talent Winner of the Modern Miss Pageant, and received a full scholarship to the University of Utah's Musical Theater Program.
Her extensive professional resume includes recording work with Bebe Winans, Dennis DeYoung, Wynonna Judd, Lari White, Russ Taff, and Mike Reid, starring roles in the original cast productions of hit songwriter/playwright Marcus Hummon's "Francis Of Guernica" and "Warrior" about which the Tennesean’s reviewer Evans Donnell wrote, “As Iva, Thorpe’s first wife and great love, Michelle Nicolo
Prentice provides some of the most exquisite singing moments you’ll find on any stage.”
Michelle delivered a stirring performance with the Sarajevo Symphony to celebrate the anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords, and sang "Somewhere" on the Original Cast recording of West Side Story with Kenneth Schermerhorn and the Nashville Symphony. She is a featured artist, along with Enrico Caruso and Leontyne Price, on the NEA’s Great American Voices CD.
Michelle is also featured in Marcus Hummon's Easter Cantata, “The Passion”, on both the original cast recording and on live performances.
She has sung on tour with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Artist Felix Cavaliere, of Young Rascals fame and is currently in development for her own internet television show.
Michelle resides in Nashville, TN with her husband Mark and her children Gabrielle, Matthew and John.