Michelle Myers Lundy is a professional harpist who performs throughout the Washington, DC area. She has performed at the Kennedy Center, Strathmore Hall and Mansion, the Capitol, Supreme Court, National Archives, the Lyceum Museum, Alden Theatre and several of the Smithsonian Museums. Ms. Lundy is currently principal harpist with the McLean Orchestra and also performs with the National Philharmonic Orchestra and Arlington Philharmonic. She also performs frequently as a soloist with different choruses throughout the Washington, D.C. area and regularly works with the Thomas Circle Singers.
Ms. Lundy is a founding member of the Beau Soir Ensemble (BSE), a flute and harp duo formed in 2007. In the summer of 2008, the duo recorded “Debut” and in the fall of 2009, recorded their second CD “Intermezzo.” The duo also recorded an hour long nationally and internationally aired broadcast for the “Hope Network” in the winter of 2008. In 2011, the ensemble added a violist to bring forth a more contemporary and diverse repertoire. Since then Beau Soir Ensemble premiered “Phases of the Moon” by Christopher Dietz in 2012 and “The Angel Underneath by Carrie Rose in 2013”.
Ms. Lundy began her musical studies in St. Louis on piano at the age of six. She spent five summers at National Music Camp in Interlochen, Michigan, where she began her harp studies. She received her Bachelor in Music degree from Northwestern University in harp performance. While at Northwestern she was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Ms. Lundy continued her studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where she received a Master in Music degree.