Areas of Specialization: World flutes, Native American flutes, outreach, research, education, networking, performance, organology, music theory, pedagogy, classical flute, world music
and cultures, event organization
Areas of Specialization: Native American flute, world flutes, classical flute, performance, embellishments, education, networking, mentoring
Areas of Specialization: World flutes, antique world flutes, performance, improvisation, research, flute folklore, education, audio production
Areas of Specialization: Irish flute, classical flute, 19th century flutes, education, performance, pedagogy, arranging/orchestration, audio production
Areas of Specialization: World flute performing artist; Pearl® flute performing artist;
composer; educator; owner and creator of Wood Nymph Music sheet music publishing company; owner and creator of Bear Behind production company; article contributor to flute journals; radio and music production.
Areas of Specialization: Instrument maker and performer - Romanian kaval, fipple kaval, double kaval, fujara, overtone flutes, alghosazi, double whistles
Areas of Specialization: Bansuri; Persian, Turkish, and Arabic ney; upright bass; electric bass; Middle Eastern Sufi music; The Qadim Ensemble; BOLO ensemble
Areas of Specialization: Indigenous flute maker; visual artist; recording artist; performer
Areas of Specialization: Ancient Mayan and Aztec clay flutes, performance, research, cultural education, ancient percussion instruments of Mexican Indian civilizations, pre-Columbian music, visual artist
Areas of Specialization: Northern Plains flute, traditional storytelling, education, cultural outreach, performance, global citizenship, Hoop dancing
Areas of Specialization: Bansuri master, Indian classical music, instruction/education
Michael Graham Allen
Graphic Design Consultant
This council is comprised of individuals who are active in the fields of music education and cultural outreach. Through their positions on this important council, they will share their activities, philosophies, ideas, professional experience, and thoughts concerning the future of indigenous and folk flute traditions with regard to music education and cultural outreach.
Richard Dubé, Bachelor of Music in music education; Master of Education in curriculum studies; Masters Level in Orff Schulwerk; Alumni Excellence Award in Aboriginal Initiatives from the University of Saskatchewan
Tereasa Payne, Bachelor of Music in music education; Master of Music in flute performance; Doctor of Music Arts in flute performance (ABD)
Council on Flutes for Health and Wellness
The Council on Flutes for Health and Wellness has been established to educate society
members about, and promote the appropriate use of, flutes in all aspects of health and wellness. The council members listed below are all Certified Music Practitioners® and
healthcare professionals who currently use, or have used, live flute music in their work in healthcare facilities. They hope to provide the best possible information on current practices
by publishing in Overtones!, as well as engaging in other educational opportunities that the World Flute Society may offer in the future.
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Incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia on May 8, 2013, as
World Flute Society, Inc.
South Dakota Certificate of Authority, Foreign Nonprofit
The World Flute Society is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization: 46-2999549
IRS Letter of 501c3, nonprofit status