Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Musical Echos coming up

For anyone with the resources or opportunity to travel to the east coast, Musical Echoes is a month away... and this has become a large spring Native American Flute event. It looks like there is a great line up of both guest artists and workshops. They also have a nice website with lots of pictures. Musical Echos is also known for its flute playing competition.

The guest artists include

  • Bill Miller
  • Jeff Ball
  • Coyote Oldman
  • Robert Tree Cody
  • Arvel Bird
  • Raymond Redfeather
  • Billy Whitefox
  • Michael DeMaria
  • Ed Winddancer
  • Nation of Change

The NAF playing competition finalists are:

  • Sharon Ellis, VA
  • Randy Granger, NM
  • Gordon Gulledge, FL
  • Julie Harris, NY
  • Mike Serna, TN

Workshops include:

  • Advanced Flute Playing Techniques .......taught by Jeff Ball
  • The Art of Recording........Coyote Oldman (Michael Graham Allen)
  • Craft Your Own River Cane flute..........Jim Gilliland (winner of 2005 Musical Echoes flute makers competition.)
  • The Art of Jamming......Dusty Moore (this one will be a blast!)
  • Learn to Read Tablature for the NAF.......Robin Horne
  • Basket Weaving......Connie Swanger
  • Flute Making, Tuning and finishing......Raymond Redfeather

Visit the website for more information!
Musical Echoes Gathering
Apr. 28-30, 2006
Ft. Walton Beach, FL

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