"An Evening with Gary Stroutsos" is an ‘in the moment’ live performance that showcases Gary's diverse flute music and his one-of-a-kind flute collection. Gary’s many stories related to his diverse musical influences are woven and shared throughout the performance.
Gary Stroutsos performs world flute music drawn from many traditional cultures. Evoking a spirit of place and the voices of the land, his work includes internationally-acclaimed recordings at sacred sites, using the unique acoustics and history of each great space as the starting point for musical exploration: A shared moment in a timeless place, where flute melodies, ancestral and modern, play off one another and songs come alive, buoying and breathing through the generations.
From his serene and meditative flute music on silver Alto and Bass flutes, to a new exploration on his haunting Southwest desert rim flutes, Gary delights audiences from around the world.
Gary is a master of playing music from the heart. He says, “As improvisers, we challenge ourselves to explore new sounds to imagine, new feelings to embrace.” In his over thirty internationally-released recordings — including a number of recordings made on location from the plains of the Dakotas, to the canyon lands of the Southwest, to the shores of the Pacific Coast — Gary brings a body of work to the concert stage that expresses a passion for sound traveling: an evening of music without borders.
"[Gary's] flute playing is exquisite and his stories enchanting.”
– Michael Caemmerer, Director of Icicle Creek Performing Arts Center in Leavenworth, Washington
“[Gary's] musical expression is simply magical, mystical, and transcendent. All properties of music as it was divinely conceived.”
- Danilo Lozano, Flute Artist, Producer, and Professor of Music, Whittier College
"Gary Stroutsos is not only an excellent musician, but an inspired storyteller. He is able to connect with his audience, enabling them to feel his music as part of our shared memories."
- Jo Falls, Director of Education, Tohono Chul, Tucson, AZ
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Banner photo by Charlie Duncan