Michaela Riener holds diplomas for general music teaching, teaching piano, and singing. During her studies, she worked as a vocal coach at several choir seminars. She taught ear training and singing in the Vocal Academy of Lower Austria, where she was in the development team for a choir school for amateurs. She studied choral conducting with Herwig Reiter, Alois Glassner and Franz Herzog and led her own youth choir since she was 15.During the academic year 2002/03 she taught singing in Austria at the music school in Haag am Hausruck and at the High School in Ried im Innkreis.
Michaela Riener has a private studio for piano and voice students.