World Flute Society

 

World Flute Events

 

Arizona

Xavier Quijas Yxayotl
Medicine Wheel Conference
Bridging Cultures Through Ancestral Wisdom and Traditions
Dates: October 9-11, 2015
Location: Phoenix
Contact: MedicineWheelConference@gmail.com

Gary Stroutsos
Along the River: A Musical Celebration of the Lewis and Clark Expeditionn
Tohono Chul: Where Nature, Art, and Culture Connect
Date: November 22, 2015 (2:00 p.m.)
Location: 7366 North Paseo del Norte, Tucson
Contact: 520-742-6455 (ext. 228); www.tohonochul.org

Voyager Southwest Native American-Style Flute Festival
Voyager RV Resort
Date: April 2, 2016 (9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.)
Location: 8701 South Kolb Road, Tucson
Contact: Paul Surhoff, 908-917-2307; psurhoff@gmail.com

Arkansas

John Two-Hawks
Horse Spirit Concert
The Alma Performing Arts Center
Date: August 15, 2015 (7:30 p.m.)
Location: 103 East Main Street, Alma
Contact: www.johntwohawks.com

California

Lark Camp 2015
World Music, Song, and Dance Celebration
Dates: July 31 - August 8, 2015
Location: Mendocino
Contact: www.larkcamp.com

Mary Youngblood Musical Retreat
Loping Horse Ranch
Date: August 1, 2015
Location: Auburn
Contact: 530-613-4197; dandi@lopingwolf.com

BOLO - Global Groove
Eliyahu Sills, Evan Fraser, and Surya Prakasha
Kuumbwa Jazz
Date: August 19, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: 320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz
Contact: 831-427-2227; www.kuumbwajazz.org

BOLO - Global Groove
Eliyahu Sills, Evan Fraser, Surya Prakasha
The P.L.A.C.E. for Sustainable Living
Date: August 20, 2015 (8:00 p.m.)
Location: 1121 64th Street, Oakland
Contact: 510-788-5857; www.aplaceforsustainableliving.org

Mary Youngblood Musical Retreat
Loping Horse Ranch
Date: September 5, 2015
Location: Auburn
Contact: 530-613-4197; dandi@lopingwolf.com

Mary Youngblood Musical Retreat
Loping Horse Ranch
Date: October 3, 2015
Location: Auburn
Contact: 530-613-4197; dandi@lopingwolf.com

Steve Rushingwind
Pilgrim Place
Date: October 12, 2015
Location: Claremont
Contact: www.steverushingwind.com

Flute Harvest Native Flute School
Dates: October 18-23, 2015
Location: Encino
Contact: www.flutehaven.com

Flute Harvest Native Flute School
Dates: October 16-21, 2016
Location: Encino
Contact: www.flutehaven.com

Colorado

R. Carlos Nakai
Montrose Pavillion
Date: August 23, 2015 (3:00 p.m.)
Location: Montrose
Contact: www.rcarlosnakai.com

Connecticut

Arvel Bird
Annual Wigwam Festival
Mohegan Tribal Grounds
Dates: August 15-16, 2015
Location: Uncasville
Contact: www.arvelbird.com

Florida

Silverhawk Native American Flute Gathering
Withlacoochee River Park
Dates: October 17-18, 2015
Location: 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd., Dade City
Contact: www.silverhawkflutegathering.com

Native Rhythms Festival

Dates: November 13-15, 2015
Location: Melbourne
Contact: www.nativerhythmsfestival.com

Georgia

Silverhawk Native American Flute Gathering
Withlacoochee River Park
Dates: October 17-18, 2015
Location: 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd., Dade City
Contact: www.silverhawkflutegathering.com

Illinois

Jonny Lipford
Black Hawk Historic Lodge
Singing Bird Lodge
Date: August 22, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: 1510 46th Avenue, Rock Island
Contact: 309-788-0177; www.blackhawkpark.org

World Music Festival Chicago
Dates: September 11-22, 2015
Location: Chicago
Contact: www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/world_music_festival.html

Iowa

Mark Holland with Pati Pellerito
Morning Star Studio
Date: August 27, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: Fairfield
Contact: www.autumnschild.com

Sweetgrass Flute & Nature Festival and School
Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center
Dates: September 23-27, 2015
Location: Hiawatha
Contact: www.jonnylipford.com

Jonny Lipford
Praise the Creator Concert
Date: November 9, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: 120 East Boyson Road, Hiawatha
Contact: www.jonnylipford.com

Kentucky

Mark Holland with Pati Pellerito
True North Yoga
Date: August 4, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: 4600 Buckner Lane, Paducah
Contact: www.autumnschild.com

Maine

Joseph FireCrow
Attean Family Powwow - Maine Wildlife Park
Date: August 8, 2015 (10:00 a.m.)
Location: 56 Game Farm Road, Route 26, Gray
Contact: 207-657-4977; www.mainewildlifepark.com

Maryland

Randy "Windtalker" Motz
Frederick Coffee Company & Café
Date: September 24, 2015 (8:00 p.m.)
Location: 100 North East Street, Frederick
Contact: www.fredcoffeeco.com

Randy "Windtalker" Motz
Beans in the Belfry Meeting Place & Café
Date: October 24, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: 122 West Potomac Street, Brunswick
Contact: www.beansinthebelfry.com

Randy "Windtalker" Motz
Frederick Coffee Company & Café
Date: December 12, 2015 (8:00 p.m.)
Location: 100 North East Street, Frederick
Contact: www.fredcoffeeco.com

Michigan

Dervish
Wheatland Music Festival
Date: September 12-13, 2015
Location: Remus
Contact: www.wheatlandmusic.org

Minnesota

Peter Phippen and Rahbi Crawford
Sacred Sound for the Soul
Infinity Yoga Studio
Date: August 22, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: 119 Weest 3rd Street, Winona
Contact: 507-453-7941; www.infinitywinona.com/yoga-studio.html

Kevin Locke
Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Café Zona Rosa Stage
Date: September 12, 2015
Location: Walker
Contact: www.kevinlocke.com

Missouri

Mark Holland with Pati Pellerito
Big Bend Yoga
Date: August 15, 2015 (4:00 p.m.)
Location: Saint Louis
Contact: www.autumnschild.com

New Mexico

Ronald Roybal
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
Date: August 20, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: 131 Cathedral Place, Santa Fe
Contact: www.cbsfa.org

Scott August's Spirit Journey 2015
The Sage Inn
Beginning-Intermediate Native American-style flute
Dates: September 24-26, 2015
Location: 725 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe
Contact: www.santafefluteschool.com/spiritjourney2015

¡Globalquerque!
11th Annual Celebration of World Music and Culture
Dates: September 25-26, 2015
Location: Albuqueque
Contact: www.globalquerque.org

Scott August's Whispering Winds Workshop 2016
The Sage Inn
Intermediate Native American-style flute techniques and duet playing
Dates: May 18-21, 2016
Location: 725 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe
Contact: www.santafefluteschool.com/whisperingwinds2016

New York

R. Carlos Nakai
Blue Deer Center
Sacred Fire Foundation/Elders' Conference
Dates: August 7-9, 2015
Location: Margaretville
Contact: www.rcarlosnakai.com

Joseph FireCrow
2015 Daniel Nimham Intertribal Powwow
Dates: August 15-15, 2015
Location: 201 Gipsy Trail Road, Carmel
Contact: www.nimham.com

Jefferson Svengsouk and the Cobbs Hill Consort
Rochester Fringe Festival
Lyric Theater: Prince Street Chamber
Date: September 20, 2015 (3:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.)
Location: 440 East Avenue, Rochester
Contact: www.rochesterfringe.com/shows/show/cobbs-hill-consort

Wouter Kellerman and Vincent Lyn
Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall
Date: October 9, 2015 (7:30 p.m.)
Location: 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York City
Contact: 212-247-7800; www.carnegiehall.org

North Carolina

Mark Holland (Native American flute) and Pati Pellerito (singing bowls and gongs)
U R Light Center
Date: August 7, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: 2196 NC Hwy 9, Black Mountain
Contact: www.autumnschild.com

Mark Holland (Native American flute) and Pati Pellerito (singing bowls and gongs)
Medicine for the Soul Sound Journey at Black Horse Run
Date: August 8, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: 11402 South Lowell Road, Bahama
Contact: 919-477-5794

North Dakota

Kevin Locke
Fort Totten State Historic Site
Date: September 14, 2015
Location: Fort Totten
Contact: www.kevinlocke.com

Ohio

John DeBoer
Music in the Parks: Heart Beat of the Earth
Charleston Falls Preserve
Date: August 15, 2015 (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
Location: 2535 Ross Road, Tipp City
Contact: www.miamicountyparks.com/programs.aspx

Sunwatch Flute Festival
Dates: August 15-16, 2015
Location: 3201 West River Road, Dayton
Contact: www.sunwatch.org/program-a-events/special-events

John DeBoer
Music in the Parks: Night Songs Walk
Stillwater Prairie Preserve
Date: September 19, 2015 (9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.)
Location: 9750 State Route 185, Covington
Contact: www.miamicountyparks.com/park.aspx?c=SPRRA

Oklahoma

Medicine Park Oklahoma Flute Festival
Dates: September 19-20, 2015
Location: Medicine Park
Contact: www.medicinepark.com

Pennsylvania

KiSuiAn Shakuhachi Camp
Temenos Retreat Center
Dates: August 13-17, 2015
Location: 1564 Telegraph Road, Weest Chester
Contact: 917-207-6724

Arvel Bird
Roasting Ears of Corn Festival
Museum of Indian Culture
Dates: August 22-23, 2015
Location: 2825 Fish Hatchery Road, Allentown
Contact: www.arvelbird.com

Flute Haven Native Flute School
Dates: September 13-20, 2015
Location: Valley Forge
Contact: www.flutehaven.com

Pittsburgh Irish Festival
The Riverplex
Dates: September 11-13, 2015
Location: 1000 Sandcastle Drive, West Homestead
Contact: 412-422-1113; www.pghirishfest.org

Flute Haven Native Flute School
Dates: September 11-18, 2016
Location: Valley Forge
Contact: www.flutehaven.com

Flute Haven Native Flute School
Dates: September 10-17, 2017
Location: Valley Forge
Contact: www.flutehaven.com

Lackawanna Sky
Eicher Arts Center
Date: November 22, 2015 (2:00 p.m.)
Location: 409 Cocalico Street, Ephrata
Contact: 717-738-3084

Texas

United States Ocarina Festival
Allen Civic Auditorium/Allen Public Library
Dates: October 10-11, 2015
Location: 300 North Allen Drive, Allen
Contact: www.ocarinaassociation.org

O'Flaherty Irish Music Retreat
Hoblitzelle Camp and Conference Center
Dates: October 16-18, 2015
Location: 8060 Singleton Road, Midlothian
Contact: 972-238-8724; www.oflahertyretreat.com

Vermont

Arvel Bird
Rock, Rattle and Drum
Vermont Veteran's Grounds
Date: August 8, 2015 (10:00 a.m.)
Location: 325 North Street, Bennington
Contact: www.arevelbird.com

Gary Stroutsos
Stone Church Arts and Immanuel Retreat Center
World Flute Workshop
Date: October 24, 2015 (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Location: 12 Church Street, Bellows Falls
Contact: www.stonechurcharts.org/Workshops

Gary Stroutsos
Concert: A Global Palette
Immanuel Episcopal Church
Date: October 24, 2015 (7:30 p.m.)
Location: 20 Church Street, Bellows Falls
Contact: www.stonechurcharts.org/event-1920469?CalendarViewType=0&

Virginia

Randy "Windtalker" Motz
Hiddencroft Vineyards
Date: September 13, 2015 (2:00 p.m.)
Location: 12202 Axline Road, Lovettsville
Contact: www.hiddencroftvineyards.com

Leonard McGann Memorial Flute Fall-In Retreat
Camp Bethel
Dates: October 15-18, 2015
Location: Fincastle
Contact: Stuart Hill at SJHHILL@AOL.COM; www.potomacflutefestival.org

World Flute Society Convention
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Haas Fine Arts Center
Dates: July 27-31, 2016
Location: 121 Water Street, Eau Claire
Contact: 757-651-8328; www.worldflutesociety.org/convention_2016

Washington

Washington State Flute Quest 2015
Saltwater State Park
Dates: August 14-16, 2015
Location: Des Moines
Contact: www.waflutecircle.com

Gary Stroutsos
Remembering the Songs - The Enduring Legacy of the American Indian Flute
Rosehill Community Center
Date: September 3, 2015 (7:00 p.m.)
Location: 304 Lincoln Avenue, Mukilteo
Contact: 425-263-9046

Pacific Northwest Native American Flute Gathering
Vashon Island, Puget Sound
Dates: October 1-4, 2015
Location: 2015 Camp Burton, Vashon Island
Contact: Wayne McCleskey at 206-522-3423; waynemcclesky@comcast.net

Wisconsin

World Flute Society Convention 2016
Haas Fine Arts Center
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Dates: July 27-31, 2016
Location: 121 Water Street, Eau Claire
Contact:
www.worldflutesociety.org/convention_2016

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Argentina

VII World Flute Festival
Dates: September 16-20, 2015
Location: Mendoza
Contact: www.worldflutesfestival.org

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Australia

Australian Shakuhachi Festival 2015
Redland Performing Arts Centre
Date: October 2-5, 2015
Location: 2-16 Middle Street, Cleveland, Queensland
Contact: www.shakuhachi.org.au

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Canada

The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Awards
Dates: September 9-13, 2015
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Contact: www.aboriginalpeopleschoice.com

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Czech Republic

World Shakuhachi Festival 2016
HAMU - Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts
Dates: June 2-3, 2016
Location: Prague
Contact: www.wsf2016.com

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Denmark

Danú
Tønder Folk Festival
Date: August 28, 2015
Location: Tønder
Contact: www.tf.dk/en

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England

Flook
Broadstairs Folk Week
Date: August 7, 2015
Location: Kent
Contact: www.broadstairsfolkweek.org.uk

Flook
Bath Folk Festival
Date: August 8, 2015
Location: Bath
Contact: www.visitbath.co.uk/whats-on/bath-folk-festival-p1004183

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Finland

The Chieftains
The Irish Festival of Oulu
Date: October 4, 2015
Location: Oulu
Contact: www.lippupalvelu.fi/event/157571

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France

Danú
Festival Interceltique
Date: August 12, 2015
Location: Lorient
Contact: www.festival-interceltique.bzh

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Ireland

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
Irish Music Festival

Dates: August 9-16, 2015
Location: Sligo
Contact: www.fleadhcheoil.ie

Flute/Low Whistle/Tin Whistle Workshop with Michael Coult
The Donegal School of Traditional Irish Music
Dates: September 12-15, 2015
Location: The Nesbitt Arms Hotel, Ardara, Donegal
Contact: 003-538-620-34005; www.dstim.ie/guest-flute-tutor

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Italy

Rhonda Larson
Medioevo in Festa
Dates: August 12-15, 2015
Location: Roccantica
Contact: www.rhondalarson.com

Dervish
Bondeno Eire Festival
Dates: August 22-23, 2015
Location: Bondeno
Contact: www.eirelafesta.it/programma-2015

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Spain

Rodrigo Rodriguez (shakuhachi) and Jacomina Kistemaker (bowls and gongs)
Centro Punta de Couso
Date: August 8, 2015
Location: 36948 Cangas, Galicia
Contact: puntadecouso@puntadecouso.com

Rodrigo Rodriguez (shakuhachi)
Concierto de Shakuhachi
Centro Demether Gondomar
Date: August 14, 0215 (8:30 p.m.)
Location: Gondomar
Contact: www.rodrigo-rodriguez.info

Rodrigo Rodriguez (shakuhachi)
Centro Arte Bonsai
Date: August 22, 2015 (8:00 p.m.)
Location: Vigo
Contact: www.rodrigo-rodriguez.info

Rodrigo Rodriguez (shakuhachi), Raman Maharjan (bansuri), Jacomina Kistemaker (bowls and gongs)
Centro Punta de Couso (10:00 p.m.)
Location: 36948 Cangas, Gallicia
Contact:
www.puntadecouso.com

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Switzerland

Danú
Guinness Irish Festival
Date: August 8, 2015
Location: Sion
Contact: www.guinnessfestival.ch

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Thailand

Steev Kindwald
Breath Oriented Trance Music
Studio Lam
Date: August 5, 2015 (9:30 p.m.)
Location: Sukhumvit 51, Bangkok
Contact: +66 2 261 6661; www.zudrangmarecords.com