Faculty & Staff
My goal as a music educator is to empower students to discover their potential, nurture their intellectual curiosity, mentor them along their musical journey, and inspire them to be passionate and joyful about learning.
Michelle Grondin Gergich has wide-ranging experience as a performer, conductor, chamber music coach, and teacher of all ages and levels. Gergich has studied flute with Immanuel Davis, Nadine Hur, Linda Nielsen Korducki, Leslie Short, Bradley Garner, and David Gerry, and conducting with Kraig Williams, H. Robert Reynolds, Richard Floyd, Craig Kirchoff, and Jerry Luckhardt. In addition to being on the Rutgers Community Arts faculty, Michelle is also a public school music teacher. Michelle began her flute studies at age five, and chamber music followed shortly thereafter. Gergich currently collaborates with Leighann Narum in a flute and guitar duo.