The buzz in the world of classical music in the Pacific Northwest is all about Seattle Symphony’s Principal Flutist Demarre McGill. Who happened to be on Whidbey Feb 3rd playing with the Saratoga Orchestra.
Featured on the NBC’s Nightly News, Demarre is a big talent from an amazing South Side Chicago family. Notable in his family is the man who refers to Demarre as his roll model, and that would be his younger brother Anthony McGill. Also an accomplished musician like his older brother, Anthony is principle Clarinet for the New York Metropolitan Opera has been referred to as one of the best clarinet players in the country.
If you were unable to see Demarre play with Whidbey’s own Saratoga Orchestra on February 3 at South Whidbey High School – you can listen to it here.
In this audio recording you’ll hear Demarre play Mozart’s Concerto for Flute in G Major, K 313, with the Saratoga Orchestra, conducted by guest conductor Roupen Shakarian from the Skagit Symphony.
Click the link below to listen to this amazing musician
I. Alllegro maestoso
II. Adagio ma non troppo
III. Rondo. Tempo di Menuetto
Whidbey AIR is proud to support & record the Saratoga Orchestra
Read/Watch the NBC Nightly News Piece on Demarre McGill and his family >here
MARK your CALENDAR for March 15th
Saratoga Orchestra’s Friday Night at the Movies!
March 15, 2013 – 7:00pm
South Whidbey High School
with guest conductor Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs
Featuring the South Whidbey High School Jazz Ensemble – Chris Harshman, Director
From 007 to R2D2, Beethoven to Bernstein, the Saratoga Orchestra’s First Annual Family Pops concert will feature someone for everyone.
Selections from My Fair Lady, Amadeus, Les Miserables, West Side Story, the King’s Speech and a Sound of Music Sing-Along.