Classic Crossover Singer Melissa L. Granato Launches “Angels Fly“ at Sundance With Cellist James Shimanek

The song’s operatic majesty projects a musical bouquet belonging on the big screen.

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Melissa L. Granato

When co-creating “Angels Fly” with my composer, the idea was to evoke the raw emotion that we wanted to translate through the music that ultimately would be projected on the big screen.

Sundance, UT (PRWEB) January 16, 2014

Classical crossover singer Melissa L. Granato launches “Angels Fly” at Sundance with Cellist James Shimanek. The song’s operatic majesty projects a musical bouquet belonging on the big screen.

The song “Angels Fly” is a two cello soprano piece. “When co-creating “Angels Fly” with my composer, the idea was to evoke the raw emotion that we wanted to translate through the music that ultimately would be projected on the big screen. I am writing and recording music that I’m passionate about and working with amazing composers to create music that resonates with many tastes,” says Melissa L. Granato.

To listen to a sample of "Angels Fly" visit http://youtu.be/V74BM5iWTmM.

“Music is the Universal language. What draws me in and inspires me the most is a piece that makes you think, and evokes emotion like in movies; the right music at the right time can make you laugh or cry,” says Melissa L. Granato. “Certain music gives people strength to get through hard and confusing times. In my life, I’ve experienced different situations and want to be an artist that can help inspire people to greatness.”

Melissa L. Granato will be launching and showcasing her new song “Angels Fly” for select directors, producers and music supervisors at Sundance 2014. She knows that film makers will recognize the vision and scope that her music brings to Film.

About Melissa L. Granato:

Melissa L. Granato was born in Santa Rosa, Ca. Her early childhood was spent in Jackson Hole, WY and has lived across the United States in Lake Charles, LA, Sandpoint, ID, and San Francisco, CA. She currently resides in Northern, UT. She is a classical trained crossover singer and songwriter. She has always sang and is now focusing her intention on creating music for the world.

About James Shimanek

James Shimanek is a composer and cellist. When he was 9, he was inspired to write music after watching the movie Amadeus. He was so impressed by Mozart’s ability to write music, he felt he had the ability in him. He played piano for almost 2 years and decided to switch to cello instead. “There was something about the cello that drew me in, giving me a feeling of being complete, like it was a part of me that had been missing” said James Shimanek. James has written over 50 compositions from cello solos with accompaniment to symphonies. Last year he released two singles and is in the process of making his first album which is close to being done.


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