Experience the calm, ethereal beauty of Native American flute music performed by international recording artist Gary Stroutsos (featured in Ken Burns' PBS documentary Lewis & Clark: Journey of the Corps of Discovery) in the reverberant acoustic of Plymouth Sanctuary.
International recording artist, composer and cultural storyteller Gary Stroutsos joins us for a 25th anniversary celebration of his life’s work, a personal journey of discovery and one man’s commitment to the musical and cultural legacy of the indigenous peoples of North America. Native American flute in hand, Stroutsos shares time-honored stories and songs from the tribal lands of the Northern Plains of Dakota to the canyon lands of the desert southwest. “In his lifetime, Gary has played music from many cultures. His integrity, humanity and humor have opened doors into personal and private worlds,” says Julie Cajune, Salish Montana educator. “The gift of songs and relationships with people from around the world has enriched Gary’s life. These are gifts that Gary honors and remembers.”
Workshop: 2-4pm, $20
Concert: 6:30-8:30pm, $15
Both: $ 30.00
Acclaimed international recording artist and cultural storyteller Gary Stroutsos returns to perform his engaging world flute music, featuring traditional American Indian family songs and other music from his recordings. “My passion is to share stories and songs I have gathered over my lifetime, which is an honor for me,” says Gary. His music is featured in the PBS film Desert Dreams: Celebrating the Five Seasons in the Sonoran Desert as well as the Ken Burns PBS documentary Lewis and Clark: Journey of the Corps of Discovery. His work in the PBS documentary led to a performance for then President Bill Clinton at the White House.
Gary Stroutsos, a master musician who has explored the music of many cultures, especially Native American, will present a music and lecture performance based around “Remembering the Songs,” a documentary film and musical album that provides a unique look at the musical traditions from Zuni, Navajo and Salish communities.
Join international world flute recording artist and Vermont native, Gary Stroutsos, for a meditative solo flute concert. Gary will showcase his one-of-a-kind flute collection with many songs from his diverse catalog of world flute music, featuring traditional love songs from the Native American tribes he has worked with, as well as introspective Jazz and British Isles traditional music.
Come listen to the meditative flute music and time-honored stories of Gary Stroutsos. Gary’s unique musical style and use of humor transcends human differences in age and culture, evokes diverse lands and cultures, and connects audiences in shared contemplative space that transport listeners to a spirit of place.
In this solo flute concert and storytelling event, Gary Stroutsos provides a unique look at the musical traditions from Zuni, Navajo and Salish communities and the importance of songs to Native people. Many songs have been lost, but this program shares some of the songs that remain!
A Multimedia Presentation featuring stunning images and mesmerizing video of our local mountains, rivers, beaches and the Salish Sea, accompanied by a live performance by Native American flute master Gary Stroutsos. Photography & Video by John D’Onofrio, Lance Ekhart and Brett Baunton. Reception to follow.
Meditative Music in a National Landmark
International world flute recording artist and Vermont native, Gary Stroutsos, returns to the Old Round Church, a National Historic Landmark in Richmond, VT, for a meditative solo flute concert.
Gary will showcase his one-of-a-kind flute collection with many songs from his diverse catalog of world flute music, featuring traditional love songs from the Native American tribes he has worked with, as well as introspective Jazz and British Isles traditional music.
For more info, call 802-434-3654 or 802-434-3220
Woodwinds without Borders, Gary Stroutsos, world flute master - Gary Stroutsos, world flute master, will take us on a journey around the world, from China to Cuba to the Native American West. Woodwinds Without Borders will showcase the music that Gary has explored and mastered throughout his long career as a professional musician.
Join international world flute recording artist and cultural storyteller Gary Strousos with special guest, percussionist David Revelli for a special night of music presented by City of Bellevue Parks and Community Services, Bellevue Youth Theatre, Bellevue Youth Theatre Foundation, and the City of Bellevue Diversity Advantage Team.
Join Gary Stroutsos and David Revelli as they celebrate the release of their new album, Earth Cycles.
Earth Cycles presents eight improvisational compositions from SW Desert Rim flutist Gary Stroutsos and percussionist David Revelli — meditative musical soundscapes to celebrate our natural world.
World flutist Gary Stroutsos will be performing in concert in Kathy Parsons’ House Concert Series on Saturday June 3rd at 7:00 PM in Sandpines West (Florence, OR). Stroutsos performs world flute music drawn from many traditional cultures and is perhaps best-known for his haunting work on the Native American flute. Originally trained as a jazz flutist, Stroutsos is acknowledged to have made a significant contribution to the preservation of Native American music and culture.
“Remembering The Songs” is a music and lecture performance based around the same-titled documentary film and musical album. The project provides a unique look at the musical traditions from Zuni, Navajo and Salish communities and the importance of songs to these people. This program includes the screening of a 30-minute documentary in addition to Gary's storytelling and live performance of the songs.
GARY STROUTSOS’ live performances have captivated audiences around the world. His meditative flute music and time-honored stories evoke the lands and cultures that he has studied over the course of his 35-year career. Gary’s mission is to carry the music forward to future generations and to promote stewardship of diverse cultures and the natural environment. Gary’s unique musical style and use of humor transcends human differences in age and culture, connecting audiences in a shared contemplative space that transport listeners to a spirit of place.
Celebrate the sublime landscapes of the Northwest at Cascadia Dreams, a multimedia presentation featuring stunning images and mesmerizing video of our local mountains, rivers, beaches and the Salish Sea, accompanied by a live performance by Native American flute master Gary Stroutsos. Part of Elevation: The Art of Cascadia, this special presentation highlights the passionate photography of John D’Onofrio and Lance Ekhart in an elegiac tapestry of sight and sound.
"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 influence are woven and shared throughout the performance.
On Thursday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m., world flute artist and storyteller Gary Stroutsos will present a tribute to the tradition of song and story in the Zuni, Navajo and Salish cultures. The event will include a showing of "Remembering the Songs," - a 30-minute film offering a glimpse of the music-makers of the Diné, Zuni, and Salish communities. Stroutsos will play his traditional American Indian made flutes and answer questions following the presentation.
Gary Stroutsos is a world acclaimed storyteller and flute player. HIs music can be heard on over 40 CDs as well as Ken Burn’s Lewis and Clark documentary, “Corps of Discovery.” He has performed at the White House and toured extensively weaving his tales of native history and ancient flutes with mesmerizing melodies from his vast collection of instruments. He is well-versed in jazz, Native American and Asian compositions and will share his vision of the power of music to unify, heal and illustrate.
The theme for this year's Storytelling Expo is "Telling the Story, Singing the Song". It will be held on Sunday afternoon, October 16 at 2:00 pm.
An evening of World Flute Music with Gary Stroutsos. Come on a musical journey as Gary's solo performances of meditative soundscapes create a spirit of place among us all.
The concert will benefit St. Mary's Living Supplies Closet. There is no admission charge for the concert, but donations to the Living Supply Closet will be greatfully accepted.