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World Flute Instructors

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Alabama

Dr. Andra Bohnet
Mobile, AL
E-mail: andrabohnet@mac.com
Web site: www.mithril.us
Instrumental Focus: Irish Flute and whistle; Skype and FaceTime lessons available

Arizona

Keith Stanford
4505 West Mesquital Del Oro, Tucson, AZ  85742
Phone: 520-591-7418; E-mail: eenncar@aol.com
Web site: www.CherryCows.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute (flute playing and flute making)

Bette Acker
Payson, AZ 85541
Phone: 602-625-1696; E-mail: bette@azacker.com
Web site: www.flutejammer.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Sherry Finzer
1234 East Cottonwood Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85048
Phone: 602-903-0348; E-mail: sfinzer1@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Modern and silver flutes

Kenyon Morgan
Scottsdale, AZ
Phone: 269-358-8028; E-mail: kenmorganjazz@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Flutes (concert and world); saxophone; clarinet; improvisation

California

Joanne Lazzaro
741 Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626-533-7670; E-mail: kokojo@kokopelli.la
Web site: www.kokopelli.la
Instrumental Focus: Classical flute, Native American flute, recorder, shakuhachi, Irish flute

Bob De Mattei
1580 Parrot Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Phone: 408-732-3009; E-mail: rcdemattei@comcast.net
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute, moyo drum

Mary Youngblood
Sacramento Area
Phone: 916-526-1331; E-mail: sheflute@comcast.net
Web site: www.maryyoungblood.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

John Kingsmill
707 - 4th Street, Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone: 858-395-0075; E-mail: jkingsmill@sbcglobal.net
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute, trance

Alfred King
1305 North H Street, PMB 289, Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone: 805-588-0471; E-mail: alfredking@earthlink.net
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Jim Bixel
550 Citadel Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: 909-260-2782; E-mail: MysticFlutes@yahoo.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flutes

Cornelius Shinzen Boots
Shinzen 深禅 Shakuhachi
Forest Knolls, CA 94933
Phone: 510-295-7040; E-mail: cb@corneliusboots.com
Web site: www.corneliusboots.com
Instrumental focus: shakuhachi; Zen (dokyoku) shakuhachi; jinashi and wide-bore (Taimu) shakuhachi; composing, transcribing and arranging; deep music theory; energy (qi) practice and meditation; good breathing

Dan Ricketts
3112 Wyatt Way, Modesto, CA
Phone: 209-527-0363; E-mail: noisybear@sbcglobal.net
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Colorado

John Kulias
Denver, CO
Phone: 720-341-1191; E-mail: john@meadowlarkflutes.com
Web site: www.meadowlarkflutes.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flute; focus on embellishments

Michael Kunz
P.O. Box 1495, Durango, CO 81302
Phone: 970-903-8780; E-mail: MdkFlutes@yahoo.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flutes; playing from the heart

Khara Wolf
Durango, CO
Phone: 970-946-1714; E-mail: khara@kharawolf.com
Web site: www.kharawolf.com
Instrumental Focus: All Celtic traditions; all skill levels; Irish flute; whistle; modern and silver flute

Connecticut

Clint Goss
6 Fieldcrest Road, Westport, CT 06880
Phone: 203-222-8531; E-mail: clint@goss.com
Web site: www.clintgoss.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; world flutes

Adrianne Greenbaum
Fairfield, CT
E-mail: greenbaumflute@gmail.com
Web site: www.klezmerflute.com
Instrumental focus: klezmer flute, traverso, 19th century flutes, and modern flutes

Delaware

Kathy Owen
P. O. Box 7065, Newark, DE 19714
Phone: 302-540-4151; E-mail: kenpode1@AOL.COM
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Florida

Dock Green
4850 Knights Loop, Plant City, FL 33565
Phone: 813-763-2118; E-mail: slvhawk@AOL.COM
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Michael Simons
11098 St. Roman Way, Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Phone: 239-537-4336; E-mail: mikesimons@msn.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; recorders; bamboo sax; drums

Utah Farris
5019 Pineapple Street, Lake Wales, FL 33898
Phone: 863-696-0442; E-mail: utahflutes1@wmconnect.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flutes

Dave McCullen
34625 CR 468, Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: 352-315-4015; E-mail: WARYR@AOL.COM
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flutes; Anasazi-style flutes; Hopi-style flutes

Georgia 

Cecelia Turbyville
3050 Margaret Mitchell Drive, #5, Atlanta, GA  30327
Phone: 678-427-8863; E-mail: cecelia@mindspring.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Dana Ross
P. O. Box 112, Morganton, GA 30560
E-mail: danaross@tds.net
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Idaho

Joseph L. Young
Boise, ID
Phone: 208-871-9937; E-mail: joesax72@gmail.com
Web site: www.josephlyoung.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flutes, single and drone; Anasazi, Mojave, and rim-blown flutes; Chinese xiao; Irish penny whistle; hand drums; improvisation; music composition; recording. Lessons available through Skype, in person, and in group workshops.

Nancy Haga
Boise, ID
Phone: 435-513-5999; E-mail: nancyphaga@msn.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute - individual and group lessons for beginner and Intermediate levels; instruments provided

Illinois

Pat Smith
100 South Lancaster Drive, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Phone: 630-759-1603; E-mail: latif1@sbcglobal.net
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flute for all levels

Robin (ishkaynay) Miller
8 Norbert Drive, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047
Phone: 919-699-4559; E-mail: ishkaynay@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flutes

Chaplain Carole R. DiZeo
Presence Heritage Village
901 North Entrance Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: 815-939-4506; E-mail: carole.dizeo@presencehealth.org
Instrumental Focus: Native American flutes

Diane Willis
2226 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, IL 60091
Phone: 847-251-7270; E-mail: docflute@AOL.COM
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute - all levels

Kerry Leung
Chicago, IL
Phone: 312-485-8080; E-mail: kerry.bamboomelody@gmail.com
Web site: www.kerryleung.com
Instrumental Focus: Chinese flutes, pipa, erhu, moon lute, hulusi

Jennifer Grey
145 West Lake Shore Drive, Tower Lakes, IL 60010
Phone: 562-225-9594; E-mail: jengrey@earthlink.net
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Indiana

Nayo Ulloa
1107 South 7th Street, Goshen, IN 46526
Phone: 510-682-7429; E-mail: ulloamusic1@AOL.COM
Web site: www.nayoulloa.com
Instrumental Focus: Quena and sikus (panpipes)

Iowa

Jeanne Lyle
5870 Fairway Court, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone:515-225-6139; E-mail: jeanlyle@mchsi.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; beginner rim-blown flutes; rhythm

Jonny Lipford
P. O. Box 981, Marion, IA 52302
E-mail: sparkyflute07@yahoo.com
Web site: www.jonnylipfordmusic.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Tom Yates
1901 B Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
Phone: 319-321-1844; E-mail: yates.flutes@yahoo.com
Web site: www.tomyatesflutes.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Maryland

Jan Seiden
6106 Old Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214
Phone: 410-627-3062; E-mail: music@janseiden.com
Web site: www.janseiden.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; rim-blown flutes; multi-chamber flutes

Bob Rychlik
6609 Runkles Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771
Phone: 301-829-1202; E-mail: fujara@gmail.com
Web site: www.commongroundonthehill.org
Instrumental Focus: Overtone flutes; fujara; koncovka; group lessons include traditional, current, and intuitive music, personal music creation, and blues jamming on koncovka

Randy "Windtalker" Motz
18904 Ferry Landing Circle, Germantown, MD 20874
Phone: 240-338-3816; E-mail: windtalkermusic@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flute

Chuck Pavey
18822 Monica Drive, Clinton Township, MI 48036
Phone: 586-260-4266; E-mail: flutemaster@magicwindflutes.com
Web site: www.magicwindflutes.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flutes

Massachusetts

Barry White Crow Higgins
111 Birch Street, Greenfield, MA   01301
Phone: 413-74-5223; E-mail: barry@whitecrowflutes.com
Web site: www.whitecrowflutes.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Adrianne Greenbaum
Professor, Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA
E-mail: agreenba@mtholyoke.edu
Web site: www.klezmerflute.com
Instrumental focus: klezmer flute, traverso, 19th century flutes, and modern flutes

Michigan

Jim Murphy
393 West Star Road, Sanford, MI 48657
Phone: 989-689-6345; E-mail: coljimurph@yahoo.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flutes

Dr. Elda Tate
814 West College, Marquette, MI 49853
Phone: 906-226-3124; E-mail: ETate@charter.net
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; flutes

Kenyon Morgan
Kalamazoo, MI
Phone: 269-358-8028; E-mail: kenmorganjazz@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Flutes (concert and world); saxophone; clarinet; improvisation

Minnesota

Bobb Fantauzzo
5501 Harriet Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55419
Phone: 612-309-0193; E-mail: music@bobbfantauzzo.com
Web site: www.bobbfantauzzo.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; Chinese xiao

Missouri

Jacquelyn G. Kleine
12820 Weatherfield Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: 314-753-2097; E-mail: gentlecreations.j@gmail.com

Web site: www.gentlecreationsjacki.wordpress.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flutes; silver flute; music theory; foundations of music; TABlature; improvisation; special needs students

Mark Holland
P.O. Box 440162, St. Louis, MO
E-mail: markhllnd@yahoo.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

TerryLee Whetstone
526 South Dyer Street, Odessa, MO 64076
Phone: 816-223-5243; E-mail: DancesontheWinds@hotmail.com
Web site: www.music4winds.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flute

Montana

Tom Matthews
Great Falls, MT
Phone: 406-217-5534; E-mail: elksongarts@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flute; Anasazi-style flute

New Hampshire

Ami Sarasvati
69 Middle Street, Manchester, NH 03101
Phone: 603-573-5950; E-mail: ami@learntoplaynaf.com
Web site: www.learntoplaynaf.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Mary Sturtevant
637 Hadley Road, Sugar Hill, NH 03586
Phone: 603-823-8780; E-mail: Peace@pathofharmony.com
Web site: www.pathofharmony.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

New Jersey

Allan Johnson
50 Mallard Drive, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Phone: 908-850-5771; E-mail: AJFLUTEMAN@optonline.net
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Lynn Saltiel
83 Wayne Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Phone: 201-434-0105; E-mail: JLynn368@AOL.COM
Instrumental Focus: Transverse concert flute; Native American flutes; rhythmic instruments

Dr. Jessica Valiente
Montclair, NJ
E-mail: jessicalynnevaliente@gmail.com
Web site: www.jessicavaliente.com
Instrumental Focus: Silver flute (classical, jazz, Latin, and Brazilian styles); Andean flutes; Irish whistle; Chinese dizi; recorders and historical flutes; Native American flutes; Skype lessons available

New Mexico

Lynne Nicholson
P. O. Box 67, Sandia Park, NM 87047
Phone: 505-328-3337; E-mail: lynneon@hotmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flutes

Scott August
P.O. Box 29561, Santa Fe, NM 87592
E-mail: scott@cedarmesa.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; end-blown flutes (Anasazi, Mojave, lost tuning, Silk Road, xiao); songwriting; basics of recording; flute lessons via Skype

Suzanne Teng
P.O. Box 31262, Santa Fe, NM 87594
Phone: 310-455-7029; E-mail: suzteng@mysticjourney.net
Web site: www.suzanneteng.com; www.worldmusicjourneys.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; transverse flutes; dizi; ney; composition; lessons via Skype and in person

Jerry Linsavage
P.O. Box 957, Albuquerque, NM 87112
Phone: 505-286-6453; E-mail: jerryls@theriver.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; penny whistle; recorders (soprano, alto, tenor and bass); flute (baroque and Irish). Lessons in person.

New York

Dawn D. Collins
87 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant, NY 12173
Phone: 518-424-2342; E-mail: songbird@fairpoint.net
Web site: www.expressiveartscenter.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; acoustic guitar; mountain dulcimer; voice

Reggie Herb Dancer Ceaser
21 - 15, 34 Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11106
Phone: 718-274-0721; E-mail: RKHDC@AOL.COM
Web site: www.SenseiReggie.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; Native American drum

Susan Schuster
P. O. Box 309, Slingerlands, NY 12159
Phone: 518-461-4404; E-mail: grayparrotmusic@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

North Carolina

Catrrine Ponall
Raleigh, NC
Phone: 919-616-2068 Email: beigemontvoicestudio@gmail.com
Web site: www.bedfordavenueflutes.com/flute-lessons
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flute; beginner to advanced.

Ohio

David Claude Rogers
1333 Fleetwood Drive, Fremont, OH 43420
Phone: 419-308-1106; E-mail: dcrogers@flutemusicfromtheheart.com
Web site: www.flutemusicfromtheheart.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

David McDonald
148 Wilson Drive, Worthington, OH 43085
Phone: 614-433-7273; E-mail: dmacdo@columbus.rr.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Ron Bracale
Conneaut, OH 44030
Phone: 440-593-4449; E-mail: RonBracale@RoadRunner.com
Web site: www.bracalemusic.com
Instrumental Focus: Anasazi flute; world flutes; Native American flute; beginning shakuhachi; improvisation; composition; music theory; Skype or in person

Pia M. Al-Ubaidi
Cincinnati, OH
Phone: 513-300-3395; E-mail: palubaidi@yahoo.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

John DeBoer
Dayton, OH
Phone: 937-307-8226; E-mail: jdeboer@woh.rr.com
Web site: www.skydancerdesigns.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; music theory and composition; certified music instructor K-12

Oklahoma

Teresa Smith-Galoob
11500 Imperial Drive, Norman, OK 73026
Phone: 405-329-2514; E-mail: mtgaloob@msn.com
Web site: www.excellcares.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; Native American-style flutes

Oregon

Ellen L. Saunders
47950 NW Dingheiser Road, Manning, OR 97125
Phone: 503-939-1858; E-mail: Ellen_L_Saunders@me.com
Web site: www.silvanusgrove.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute; world flutes; flamenco guitar; guitar for accompanying flute

Marty Dixon
Ashland, OR
Phone: 541-890-2764; E-mail: marty.zmk@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flute; Irish whistle; keyboard; Mac-based computer music capture; sound healing; song building

Pennsylvania

Ian Haag
123 West Maple Ave. Langhorne, PA 19047
Phone: 267-840-8003; E-mail: ian@rainbowsofhealing.com
Web site: www.rainbowsofhealing.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Frank Ravenwolf Henninger
P.O. Box 955, Kimberton, PA 19442
Phone: 484-985-0195; E-mail: frankhenninger@yahoo.com
Web site: www.ravenwolf-music.com
Instrumental Focus: Traditional Native American flutes and multi-chamber flutes (e.g. drones, harmony drones); didgeridoo; teaching to novice and intermediate players

John Oglesby
1883 Hoffer Road, Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA 17853
Phone: 570-850-0515; E-mail: joglesby@ptd.net
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flutes; rim-blown flutes

David Rose
942 Hampden Road, Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Phone: 717-333-9297; E-mail: davidarose@comcast.net
Web site: www.musicofthewinds.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flute

Rhode Island

George Penedo
72 Hawthorne Avenue, Cranston RI 02910
Phone: 401-578-3065; E-mail: georgepenedo@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Contemporary Native American flutes; rim-blown Native American flutes

South Carolina

Rick McDaniel
7 Gerru Court, Taylors, SC 29687
Phone: 864-640-3066; E-mail: lallure1@charter.net
Web site: http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/CherokeeFoothillsFluteCircle
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Kathie Corley
405 Planters Trace Drive, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone: 843-406-2946; E-mail: KathieCorley@AOL.COM
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Texas

Cornell Kinderknecht
P.O. Box 2313, Addison, TX 75001
Phone: 469-248-6215; E-mail: worldflutes@cornellk.com
Web site: www.cornellk.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute, Anasazi/Hopi/rim-blown flutes, bamboo flute, bansuri, silver concert flute, and recorder; lessons through Skype and in person, as well as group lessons

Sam Caldarera
1508 - 7th Street, League City, TX 72523
Phone: 281-332-6484; E-mail: samcaldarera@yahoo.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute, didgeridoo

C. Buzz Buzzard
605 Flamingo Blvd., Lakeway, TX 78734
Phone: 512-261-5786; E-mail: buzz@buzzardonline.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Cris Gale
Dallas-Fort Worth
E-mail: ocarinadiva@gmail.com
Web site: www.crisgale.com
Instrumental Focus: Pendant, transverse, and multi-chambered ocarinas; Skype and Facetime lessons also available

Utah

Steve Weiss
176 South 100 East, Smithfield, UT 84335
Phone: 435-563-8124; E-mail: greyhawk.feather@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute, single and drone; experience in composing and recording; teaches number notation TABlature

Virginia

Stuart Hill
333 Holly Lane, Bluemont, VA 20135
Phone: 703-283-2132; E-mail: SJHHILL@AOL.COM
Web site: www.stuarthill.us
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Lou Boden
232 East Beverley Street, Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 540-255-5555; E-mail: thespiritheartcollective@gmail.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flutes

Iris Moon
713 Dalton Street, Marion, VA 24354
Phone: 276-783-1911; E-mail: isleofjava@tampabay.rr.com
Instrumental Focus: Transverse flute

Wisconsin

Peter Phippen
Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701
Phone: 715-514-0475; E-mail: flute@charter.net
Web site: www.eauclairemusicschool.com 
Instrumental Focus: Bamboo flutes; Native American flute

Tom Gustin
500 Sherman Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481
Phone: 715-343-0665; E-mail: trmegustin@charter.net
Instrumental Focus: Teaches Native American-style flute construction

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Canada

Ron Korb
48 Pine Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4E-1M1
Phone: 416-691-3202; E-mail: ronkorb@rogers.com
Instrumental Focus: Chinese dizi; silver flute, Irish flute, Native American flute

Carole Carrier
1314 Trait-Carré Pépin, Québec, QC, Canada G2G-0H3
Phone: 418-262-2088; E-mail: carolecarrier@me.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Leslee Tassie
135 Santa's Village Road, Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada P1L-1W8
Phone: 705-645-5042; E-mail: s.tassie@sympatico.ca
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Diana Atherton
430 Durham Road 8, Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada L9P-1R1
Phone: 905-852-3085; E-mail: fluteelder@pathcom.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Janina Skutle Carlstad
#203, 12025 Royal Oaks Drive, Grande Prairie, AB, Canada, T8V-2K8
Phone: 250-219-2771; E-mail: vikingsoul-2@hotmail.com
Web site: www.somearesolsticeflutes.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flutes; recorders; development of soundscapes; historic Norse instruments

Terry Mack
354 Aspen Way, Nanaimo, BC, Canada, V9R-7A1
Phone: 250-740-0473; E-mail: Tmack@peacefulspiritflutes.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flute

Amy Lene O'Neill
Halifax, Nova Scotia
E-mail: leneoneill@gmail.com
Web Site: www.flutestudio.com; www.leneoneill.wixsite.com/home
Instrumental Focus: Irish flute; Skype and FaceTime lessons available.

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Colombia

Daniel Gutierrez
Finca el zafiro km 8 via Circasia Montenegro, Montenegro, Quidio, Colombia
Phone: +57-3113023171; E-mail: leinad@flautasdeamor.com
Web site: www.flautasdeamor.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American flute

Ricardo Zapata Shidoshi
Colombia
E-mail: ricardozapataluna@gmail.com
Web site: www.facebook.com/shakuhachicolombia/
Instrumental Focus: Shakuhachi

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New Zealand

Todd Chaplin
73 Glen Road, Raumati South, Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
E-mail: todd@southerncrossflutes.com
Instrumental Focus: Native American-style flutes (playing and crafting)