Premier Party for the Launch of Chicago Flutist Michele McGovern Latest Video – “Nocturne”

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Classical Flutist Michele McGovern and colleagues Yana Reznik – piano, Jack Cimo – guitar, Devin Apps – Harp, and Philip Armstrong – Vocals will treat guests to an eclectic mix of musical arrangements from the 1600’s through the 21st Century.

Chicago Flutist Michele McGovern

Chicago Flutist Michele McGovern

Ms. McGovern will be at the Flute Convention in Washington DC on Thursday, August 13th. She will be a featured artist representing Nagahara Flutes.

A premier party will take place on Saturday, September 15th in Chicago to celebrate the release of her latest video “Nocturne.” Ms. McGovern is an accomplished flutist, who has played numerous venues, including Carnegie Hall. The evening will include an elegant mix of food, music, and drinks with a private concert beginning at 7:00 pm. The intimate venue will include a gathering of 60 to 70 individuals, who will enjoy the musical talents of Ms. McGovern and her colleagues. The accompanying musicians will include Yana Reznik – piano, Jack Cimo – guitar, Devin Apps – Harp, and Philip Armstrong – Vocals. Guests will be treated to an eclectic mix of musical arrangements from the 1600’s through the 21st Century.

There is much anticipation regarding the release of “Nocturne” following Ms. McGovern’s award-winning short film “Moonlight” and other well received music videos. “Moonlight” is a moving video set to the arrangement of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata (Mvt. #1) that Ms. McGovern arranged with her mentor and colleague, Melody Lord. The video is a beautiful tribute to Ms. Lord. Michele’s talents can be seen in her videos, where she embraces the classical crossover trend to include a mix of jazz, Latin, and rock within her arrangements. Her YouTube channel is gaining popularity and includes a wonderful video montage of her work to date, including some sneak peaks at her latest venture. You may view the montage by visiting her YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rArESTs7ZGI or her website. “Nocturne” will be debuted to guests during the evening. Ms. McGovern will be at the Flute Convention in Washington DC on Thursday, August 13th. She will be a featured artist representing Nagahara Flutes.

About The Artist
Michele McGovern is a flutist, composer/arranger, and award winning film maker. She was awarded full scholarship for her Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Music Performance at the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University. In 2014 Ms. McGovern's short musical film, Moonlight won "Best Music Video" at the Mexico International Film Festival and "Best Musical Short" from the Illinois International Film Festival. In 2015 Pavane, her edgy classical/rock video won “Best Music Video” at the LA Film and Script Festival.

In November 2014 Ms. McGovern performed on the east coast television show, Live From Center Stage in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Her live performance and interview will be available to view on YouTube soon.

Michele performed and arranged music with pianist Melody Lord for over 12 years. As an orchestral and chamber musician she performed with The Nutcracker Ballet, Chicago Sinfonietta, and was Principle Flute with the Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra for over 15 years. Contact Ms. McGovern at Michele(at)appscorp(dot)net or visit http://www.fluteroom.com for more information.

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