Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Finger Lakes Flute Circle Meeting 13 September 2017

The Finger Lakes Flute Circle will be meeting Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 6:30 pm, in the Conference Room at the Brookside School (Brighton Parks & Recreation), 1680 S Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14618, entrance on Winton Rd, south of Westfall Rd. The official address, 220 Idlewood Rd, will take you through neighborhood streets to the alternate entrance on the other side of the building.

We are meeting on (mostly) the second Wednesday of the month this year.

Beginners are encouraged to visit! If you are new to the Native American flute, you really must join us! The Native American flute is very easy to learn to play. No prior experience or preparation is necessary. No written music required. We play the flute "from the heart" and make beautiful music.

There will be beginner flutes available to try out. We'll have a great time making beautiful music with Native American flutes, hand percussion, and drums.

$5 contribution is suggested to help with MeetUp.com and room rental costs.

All comers of all experience levels are welcome. We will make beautiful music together. We hope to see you there!

Friday, September 8, 2017

Fringe of the Fringe Concert: The Cobbs Hill Consort, 17 September 2017

Free Admission! 
Fringe of the Fringe Concert: 
The Cobbs Hill Consort
Instrumental Ensemble Featuring Native American Flute

Performs at the
Rochester Quaker Meetinghouse 
Religious Society of Friends
84 Scio St, Rochester NY

The Cobbs Hill Consort, after performing a number of years at the Rochester Fringe Festival, is taking a leap into the Fringe of the Fringe, performing at the Rochester Quaker Meetinghouse, Sunday 17 September 2017, 3pm.

The Cobbs Hill Consort is a unique Rochester acoustic ensemble featuring Native American Flute, supported by the living sounds of harp, guitar, drums and percussion. The music is soothing, emotive, and transporting, engaging you in a journey of the heart.

The group looks forward to continuing to share the gift of their healing energies and creative collaboration, with Jefferson Svengsouk (Native American flute, Native American Music Awards nominee), and Sandy Gianniny (harp), members of the UR Medicine Palliative Care Program, and friends.

Peaceful Journey CD Nomination - 17th Annual Native American Music Awards

Please VOTE your support for my music! I'm so incredibly honored that my Peaceful Journey CD is nominated for the Native Heart (Non Native) category of the 17th Annual Native American Music Awards. Public Voting is now open. Please VOTE your support for my Native American Flute music for healing and comfort: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NATIVEMUSICAWARDS

Thank you so much for all your support! -- Jefferson


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Finger Lakes Flute Circle Meeting 9 August 2017

The Finger Lakes Flute Circle will be meeting Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 6:30 pm, in the Conference Room at the Brookside School (Brighton Parks & Recreation), 1680 S Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14618, entrance on Winton Rd, south of Westfall Rd. The official address, 220 Idlewood Rd, will take you through neighborhood streets to the alternate entrance on the other side of the building.

We are meeting on (mostly) the second Wednesday of the month this year.

Beginners are encouraged to visit! If you are new to the Native American flute, please join us! The Native American flute is very easy to learn to play. No prior experience or preparation is necessary. No written music required. We play the flute "from the heart" and make beautiful music.

There will be beginner flutes available to try out. We'll have a great time making music with Native American flutes, hand percussion, and drums.

$5 contribution is suggested to help with MeetUp.com and room rental costs.

All comers of all experience levels are welcome. We will make beautiful music together. We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Save the Date! World Flute Society Convention August 1-5, 2018

2018 WORLD FLUTE SOCIETY CONVENTION: The dates have been confirmed for the society's convention. The convention will be held August 1-5, 2018. The convention will be held on the lovely campus of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. All events take place in the Haas Fine Arts Center.

The Performer Application, the Class/Lecture/Workshop Application, and the Vendor Application are now up on the society's homepage.

www.worldflutesociety.org

Thank you to Jonny Lipford, the society's graphic design consultant, for creating our 2018 convention banner.


http://www.worldflutes.org/

Monday, July 10, 2017

Finger Lakes Flute Circle Meeting TUESDAY 11 July 2017

UPDATE 7/11/17: Brighton Parks and Recreation has cancelled all room reservations today because they need the facility as a rain backup for another event. For this month, we'll meet at the address noted in the following Meetup event.
https://www.meetup.com/FingerLakesFluteCircle/events/240876215/


The Finger Lakes Flute Circle is meeting TUESDAY 11 July 2017. [This month NOT at the Brookside School (Brighton Parks & Recreation).]

Please note that for this month, the date has been temporarily shifted to TUESDAY due to a schedule conflict.

Beginners are welcome! Beginner flutes will be available to try. We will have a great time playing the Native American flute, drums, rattles, and hand percussion, and enjoying each other's music.

A $5 contribution is suggested to help with MeetUp.com and room rental costs.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Friday, June 30, 2017

Gandondagan Native American Dance & Music Festival 2017 - Kevin Locke Performing!

I am so excited to learn that Kevin Locke will be performing at the 2017 Ganondagan Native American Dance & Music Festival. He is an amazing traditional Northern Plains Indigenous Flute player, Lakota story teller, and hoop dancer. Please don't miss his visit to Ganondagan!

According to the festival schedule, he is to perform Saturday 2pm, and Sunday 12 Noon.

Ganondagan Native American Dance and Music Festival
http://ganondagan.org/Events-Programs/Dance-Music-Festival-2017
July 22 & 23, 2017
10am - 6pm
7000 County Road 41 (Boughton Hill Road) Victor, NY 14564
585-924-5848
$12 admission

Please note that due to road construction, there will be free parking and shuttle service from this location:

The Apple Farm
1640 NY-444
Victor, NY 14564