Meditative Flute Music

Meditative flute music is used for a number of reasons. Many people enjoying listening to flute music while they meditate. It can also help with insomnia by creating a relaxing atmosphere so you can unwind after a long day. Meditative flute music can also function as stress reducer. Individuals who have a lot of stress from work or school often find listening to relaxing flute music an effective way to unwind at the end of the day.

Michele McGovern is a well-known classic flutist Chicago residents enjoy playing on YouTube at the end of a hard day. She has many meditative flute music videos that will alleviate tension and anxiety. These videos are very expressive and many include beautiful scenery that highlight the awe-inspiring world surrounding us. Some of her videos fit into the crossover classical music genre. These recordings are more upbeat and incorporate modern rhythms. 

An award-winning video of Michele McGovern’s is Moonlight, which is a piano and flute arrangement she did with Melody Lord. The arrangement is inspired by Beethoven’s Sonata #14 in C-sharp minor “Quasi una fantasia (Moonlight),” Opus 27 No. 2.  Ms. McGovern not only wrote, produced, and starred in the video, which is dedicated to the memory of Melody Lord, but she also plays the flute music that she arranged with Ms. Lord. The meditative flute music is reflected in the story told, which follows the tragic love story of factious flutist Evelyn Reed and pianist William Sinclair. The two are engaged to be married, when tragedy strikes in Paris leaving Sinclair devastated by his loss.

The story and meditative flute music are perfectly paired with the haunting images in the video. There are also selections on her website that are soothing, yet upbeat. These are especially good options, when you need to unwind after a long day. Timelessness and Winter Beauty are two exceptional examples a uplifting meditative flute music that will help you appreciate the natural splendor that surrounds you.

Ms. McGovern is an accomplished flutist with a growing flowing. Her meditative flute music is captivating and the imagery in her videos is breathtaking. She has performed with a number of symphony’s and orchestras as a soloist. For example, Michele was invited to Russia in 2001 to record with the Saint Petersburg Camerata in St. Petersburg, Russia as a soloist. Her career included a 12 year partnership arranging and composing music with Melody Lord, including 6 arrangements for flute and piano of the famous opera Carmen, which they both performed at New York City's Carnegie Hall in the Weil recital hall.

Today, Ms. McGovern’s career is continuing to blossom with the introduction of meditative flute music and crossover classical music among her fortes. She recently performed on the east coast television show, Live From Center Stage in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The performance was broadcast to over 80,000 viewers and is now available on her YouTube channel. In addition to performing with The Nutcracker Ballet and the Chicago Sinfonietta, she was also the Principle Flute with the Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra for over 15 years. You may learn more about Michele on this site.