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Grammy Academy Recording Artist Michael Yanis, March 10, Naples, FL

The International Network of Creatives is honored to welcome Grammy Academy musician, conductor, and composer Michael Yanis to its 2023 Art Conference to be held March 10-11. Michael performs on Friday, March 10th at the Evening of Music and Arts Concert held at Covenant Church of Naples (6926 Trail Boulevard).

Guest conductor of the Baltic Symphony Orchestra and State Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg, Michael Yanis, conducted at the Winter Olympiad in Sochi 2014, and his orchestra played for the Olympic champions in figure skating. Yanis's conducting style was strongly influenced by classes with the great conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky and master classes with Mstislav Rostropovich. He wrote and conducted the 2014 Olympic Games hymn "Mark on the Ice." In the United States, he has worked with musicians, producers, and television projects. Recently, he started developing a show with producers of PBS TV concerts and developing a tour in the USA. Michael Yanis is a member of the American Academy of Recording "Grammy" and the Television Academy Emmy. Michael Yanis has performed as a conductor on the most prestigious stages. Between 2008 and 2018, Michael was honored to compose and conduct music at the Kremlin Palace, the most prestigious concert hall in Russia. Michael Yanis has performed and directed hundreds of the most prestigious events in Russia and has been involved with music from classical to modern pop and everything in between. Michael finds himself drawn to all types of music and brings all ages to concert halls to enjoy the Orchestra's and Symphonies' power to move people through music. Michael Yanis has collaborated with some of the most renowned musicians in the world.

Michael Yanis and Sergei Govorov

Yanis Orchestra, which has become an inseparable part of international awards and festivals such as "Slavianski Bazaar," Award "Yachtsman of the year," and "XXth anniversary of the Ingush Republic." On top of that, Michael has performed on the leading stages of Russia and former Soviet republics, for instance, The State Kremlin Palace, The Variety Theatre, and The "Luzhniki" sports arena. In the course of the Olympics in Sochi in 2014, Yanis Orchestra accompanied the Gala Show of the World Figure Skating elite -Tatyana Volosozhar and Maxim Tranjkov, Adelina Sotnikova, Yulia Lipnitskaya, Elena Ilyinyh, and Nikita Katsalapov, who were performing their programs to Michael Yanis's composition "The sail," Meryl Davis and Charlie White, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moyer and many others. In the concert in support of the Paralympic Games, Michael Yanis conducted a composition of D. Shostakovich, especially for the Paralympic champion Olesya Vladikina. Michael Yanis, in collaboration with poet Karen Kavaleryan, has composed the Olympic anthem of the Figure Skating Federation, which a solo artist of La Scala performed, Benjamin Bernheim, and during the exhibition gala SOCHI -2014. The Eurovision song contest winner, Dima Bilan, performed Russia's version of the anthem. Since 2016 Michael Yanis has been a producer and music director of the Festival of Music and Arts. The "DANCE AND SING, MY RUSSIA!" festival is a program of peace and good, where the best Russian State Academic choirs and dance.

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Concert admission is $20.00. Tickets are required and are available at:

or call (239) 287-7331. Invite friends and family!

The Evening of Music and Arts is part of the 2023 INC Arts Conference, which opens March 10 – 11, held at Covenant Church of Naples.

About the Conference

The INC Arts Conference inspires creatives to impact the world for Christ. The conference brings experts, change agents, and leaders from across the country and educates, energizes, and inspires the next generation of artists. Artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers, performers, techies, and all other creative types, students and professionals, communicators, churches, and ministries, will be inspired. Sessions cover topics that aid in “fanning the flames of our creativity” to accelerate our passion, purpose, and process in effective, creative ways, connecting the arts and faith in the community and honing our craft.

The conference features world-acclaimed film/tv series “The Chosen” Assistant Director and Producer Adam Drake, amazing storyteller and best-selling author Dr. Bob Petterson, and a host of other artists, speakers and presenters, including a film fest and other exciting activities. To register and for more information, go to:

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The concert is made possible by the support of friends, community businesses, and organizations, enabling INC to continue its community outreach programs. Various levels of sponsorships are available. Click here to sponsor. Sponsorship is tax-deductible.

The International Network of Creatives is a Southwest Florida-based, global non-profit that disciples, equips, and unleashes artists to impact the world for Christ, and serve the least, the lost, and the last.

For more information on our outreach programs, community groups for artists, and upcoming events. volunteer opportunities or to donate, email: or call (239) 287-7331.

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