World Flute Society

Virtual Convention

July 21-24, 2021


World Flute Society Convention

Virtual Event: Replay

Our virtual convention went well, although some people missed portions of

the event due to work obligations. Below, each performer and class

presentation has a YouTube link that will take you to that event  Each class and performance has its own separate video.

No one may copy, record, or distribute any portion of the convention in any type of medium.

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Mistress of Ceremonies: Renée Blanche

World Flute Society Interns: Chau Tran and Victoria Shoemaker


Featured Concerts

        * Raman Kalyan (South Indian Carnatic flutist), Kamala Kiran Vinjamuri (violin),  and                   

                                               G. Vijayaganesh (Mridangam - double-headed Indian drum)

        * Andreas Ralsgård and Markus Tullberg (Traditional Swedish Flutists)

        * Ron Korb

        * Jan Michael Looking Wolf    (See Also) (Native American flute)

        * Eliyahu Sills (Persian, Turkish, and Arabic ney) and Faisal Zedan, Arabic percussion

        * Dr. Andra Bohnet (Irish flute/whistle)

        * Shawn Renzoh Head (shakuhachi)

        * Rona Yellow Robe and Bruce Witham (Native American flute and guitar)

        * The PSR Trio: Peter Phippen/Victoria Shoemaker/Brian Reidinger/Tiit Raid

        * Suzanne Teng and Gilbert Levy (world flutes, drums, and strings)

Watch Performance Here


Daily Classes

        * Dr. Andra Bohnet: The Irish Flute and Its Music


        * Shawn Renzoh Head: Experiences with the Shakuhachi: America to Japan

        * Eliyahu Sills: Three Kinds of Ney (Arabic, Turkish, and Persian): Exploring Their Differences in

                                           Sound, Breath, and Approach to Phrasing

        * Dr. Jessica Valiente: The Cuban Charanga Flute and Latin Flute-Playing Style

        * Jonny Lipford: All About Multi-Chambered Flutes

        * Joanne Lazzaro: Flute Chai - Spicing Up Your Style With a Mix of Flute Ornaments From               

                                                     Around the World

        * Marlon Magdalena: Indigenous Musical Instruments of the American Southwest

        * Tereasa Payne: Flutes of the World   Meet Tereasa Payne!

        * Dr. Kerry Kriger: Malkauns: An Ancient Melody From Northern India

        * Raman Kalyan: Creating Emotions With Indian Ragas

         * Ron Korb: Making a Life in Music, with special guest John Kaizan Neptune, jazz shakuhachi


Additional Featured Concerts

        * Jonny LipfordWatch Performance Here

        * Steev Kindwald

        * Jamie and Joe Empert 


        * Bobb Fantauzzo and friends

        * Jessica Valiente and Family: "Siento una Flauta" (I Hear a Flute) - An Afternoon of Cuban

                                                                           Charanga Music!     Watch Performance Here

        * Timothy J.P. Gómez

         * Joseph Edgar    Watch Performance Here

         * Tereasa Payne

         * Tommy Graven (Native American flutes, guitar, percussion)