Michele LaNoue is originally from the Houston area. Michele joined the faculty of FIM Flint School of Performing Arts in September of 2017, where she now serves as the Woodwind and Brass Department Chair. She received a MM in Clarinet Performance from Michigan State University and a BM in Clarinet Performance from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music.

In addition to teaching, Michele is also an active performer. She has performed throughout Michigan with the Kalamazoo Symphony, Flint Symphony and Lansing Symphony Orchestra. In June of 2018, Michele performed in Limonest, France as part of a collaborative commission project between the University of Michigan – Flint, the Flint Institute of Music and the Conservatoire de Limonest. She has also performed at the Vianden International Music Festival in Luxembourg and the Orford Music Academy outside Montreal. Michele currently resides in Royal Oak Michigan with her husband Eric, daughter Clara, and dog Bonnie.