Queens of Swank is the duet of Michele singing with Jodi on keyboard playing singer-songwriter music from mid 60's to mid 80's. Perfect for having a drink or simply listening, the eclectic and sweet song choices of these ladies are sure to bring a smile to your face.



Michele is from Appleton and graduated from St. Norbert College with a B.A. in Theater/ Communications. She has performed in over 100 stage plays and musicals, as well as tv and movie work, and as lead singer with various bands in Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Northern California.


Favorite stage roles include: Annie in Norman Conquests (trilogy),  Susan in No Sex Please We’re British, Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy Rose Lee in Gypsy, Ado Annie Carnes in Oklahoma,  Little Red Riding Hood in Into The Woods, Agnes in I Do! I Do!, Dorothy Gayle in The Wizard of Oz, Hattie in Laundry and Bourbon, Sonya in Godspell, and Anita in West Side Story.


Lead Vocalist with Seraphin, The Don Giovannis, Joe Staffieri, Harry Gordon, Rich Carmen, Tsunami, Celebration, Trik Trax, Touch, The Sofa Kings, and Super Vinyl. She has performed in the styles pop, rock, jazz, Italian.


Training includes:

B.A. Theatre/Communications, St. Norbert College, DePere, WI.

American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York

UCB Improv 101,102 Los Angeles, Ca. ,

Howard Fine Acting Studio, Acting for the Camera, Los Angeles, Ca.

Daphne Kirby Commercial Intensive, North Hollywood, Ca.

Thomas Garner, Cold Reading Success, Studio City, Ca.


Keyboard & Vocals

Jodi loves playing rock and roll music & writing new parts to wake the music up. She has regular fans that come to party with us. Jodi brings an organized, calm and good energy to the band.