“Be the Music”
Workshop #4: Final workshop in the series.
Learn songs*, Make a Recording**
See details below.
Learn 2 songs*. Make a recording of your flute playing to take home. **
Get up and move! We put it all together in a finale of movement, improvisation and ensemble playing.
*Learn 2 songs: Prepare for this by immersing yourself in the following songs:
What we mean by “immersion”: Have the songs playing in the background as much as
possible. This creates a learning environment similar to what babies experience when they are immersed in spoken language. They naturally absorb syntax and meaning during the months before they begin to speak.
- Wendayaho sample listening here (youtube)
- R. Carlos Nakai Daybreak Vision, from Canyon Trilogy album
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** Make a recording of your flute playing to take home:
You will have the opportunity to improvise and then recite a short meditation script (to be provided) or favorite poem. Bring a short, favorite poem. At home, you can use your recording to relax or as part of your meditation practice.
Here is an example of a Native Flute and Meditation recording:
Allow yourself 5 minutes to enjoy this moment of calm. Before you listen, you might take a couple of deep breaths……. then, let your breathing be natural……and begin (you may need to turn down the volume on your device) :