Sunday, September 22, 2013

The First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival: Celestial Journey with the Finger Lakes Flute Circle

The Finger Lakes Flute Circle presents a Native American flute performance at the Rochester Fringe Festival!

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 6 p.m.
Location: Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604
Tickets $9, may be purchased online at the Rochester Fringe Festival website, or at the door one hour before show start.

The Finger Lakes Flute Circle, dedicated to the Native American flute and world flutes, takes you on an emotive and transporting journey of the heart, carried by the living sounds of world flutes, drums, harp, and guitar. Performers include Flute Circle founder Jefferson Svengsouk (Native American flute) and Sandy Gianniny (harp), both members of the University of Rochester Medical Center Palliative Care Program. Steve Piper plays guitar, and Steve Imburgia plays drums and percussion. This experience may mark the beginning of your own personal journey with the Native American flute.

Rochester Fringe Festival: Celestial Journey with the Finger Lakes Flute Circle

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

UR Arts Bus at the Fringe Festival

Saturday, September 21, 2013
7:00 PM to 
One Fringe Place (outside Magic Crystal Spiegeltent)
Corner of Gibbs & Main Streets, Rochester, NY
We're having a fringe-style Finger Lakes Flute Circle meeting on the UR Arts Bus at the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival. We'll be playing transporting music on the Native American flute, talking about the Native American flute, and giving beginner flute lessons. We'll talk about the Native American flute's healing effects for patients at the Strong Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Program. This could also be the first ever drum circle on a bus in Rochester! Come and get a sample of live Native American flute music in anticipation of the Fringe Festival September 28 show, "Celestial Journey with the Finger Lakes Flute Circle."


Sunday, September 15, 2013

Finger Lakes Flute Circle Meeting Wed 18 Sept 2013

The Finger Lakes Flute Circle is meeting Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 6:30 p.m. at the Brookside School (Brighton Parks & Recreation), 1680 S Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14618. Alternatively, the official listed address, 220 Idlewood Road, will take you to the other side of the buildingNote this date is earlier in the month than usual, and a Wednesday.

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 requested for room rental costs and fees.

We will make great music together. We look forward to seeing you there!

The most current meeting schedule is listed on the Blog and Meetup websites:



See the Finger Lakes Flute Circle performing the Native American flute in ensemble with harp, guitar, and percussion Saturday, 28 September 2013, 6 p.m. at the The First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival: Celestial Journey with the Finger Lakes Flute Circle.