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Sunwatch Flute Festival

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Byron and Paula attended the SunWatch Flute and Art Gathering for the first time this year. It is held at the SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park near Dayton, Ohio each August. We got to hear quite a few flute players for the first time as well. A familiar favorite, Johnny Lipford was there. He is always […]

New Friends and New Ideas found at INAFA

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Paula and Byron attended the INAFA (International Native American Flute Association) convention in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in July. What a great experience! It was held at the University of Wisconsin, so those who chose could register for meals and for staying in a dorm. We opted for using our camper, but registered for the meal […]

Zion Flute School 2010

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

After taking time off for both daughters getting married, Byron and Paula are back learning about their flutes. This year, they began with Zion Flute School in the beginning of May. We spent the week taking lessons on the Anasazi Flute with Scott August. Awesome! We also attended afternoon sessions on recording flute. Joe and […]

Meeting Changes

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

The Louisiana flute circle has moved from quarterly meetings to monthly meetings and has a new meeting place. Thanks to the efforts of Charlie Myers, we are now able to meet the first Wednesday of every month at Whole Foods Market in the shopping center at Corporate and Jefferson. Charlie has also been hard at […]

Musical Echoes

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

Byron and Paula attended Musical Echoes the last week of April this year. They attended workshops, bought CDs of some of the performers there, and two new flutes! (In this photo, Byron shows off his new flute by Brent Haines.) It was a time of learning, fun, and most of all, music. For photos of […]

St. Charles Parish Bi-Centennial

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

Twohawks and Charlie “Crowdog” Myers performed in the St. Charles Parish Bi-Centennial program in Destrehan, Louisiana. The program, a stage play, was a one hour program on the history of St. Charles Parish over the last 200 years and the play included snippets of history beginning with the Native Americans.

Trans-continental Flute Lesson!

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

We believe Robin “White Deer in Autumn” Myers may have made a bit of history. This past Sunday, Jan 7 at 1pm Central Standard Time, Robin “White Deer In Autumn” Myers gave what may be the very first trans-continental flute lesson! Using Skype(tm), a web-based communication application that allows video-phone functionality, she gave a Native […]

December Meeting

Saturday, December 9th, 2006

At the December meeting of the flute circle, Byron got to show off the flute he made at Zion, and the one Paula purchased. Then our resident flute maker, Jeffrey Truax arrived with his latest projects. He has expanded his repertoire to include carved bird ends. Each meeting he has something new to show and […]

Zion Flute Festival 2006

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Byron and Paula Ellis went to their first flute festival, this year’s Zion Canyon Art and Flute Festival in October. If you’ve never been to a flute festival, it’s something you really need to try! Byron took a flute making class from Raymond Redfeather on Friday. Saturday and Sunday Byron and Paula attended a number […]

Dulcimer Festival

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

Twohawks, Crow Dog and Sandra at the 2006 Dulcimer Festival.

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