Native American Flute: PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
I had the honor of playing at the Flute Festival at Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village. I met Jan Seiden (Nationally Known Flute Player) for whom I sat in last year when she could not be present (on the left!). And my wife Deborah on the right! What a great day!
HELD August 25-26-27, 2011 The Flute and Art Festival at Sun Watch Village, Dayton Ohio included such distinguished players as my first teacher, Douglas Bluefeather. Be sure to join us each year!
Stephen W Emerick, poet, psychologist and Native American and Indigenous Flute Player. I am a member of the Miami Valley Flute Circle/Sunwatch Village, Dayton Ohio. Also: Member of the International Native American Flute Association.
ANNOUNCING: 2012 THE ROAD TO WOUNDED KNEE: INDIGENOUS INDIGNITIES. By Stephen W Emerick, and Tom Brittingham.
Multi-Media Program will be available for presentation in mid-2012. Contact Stephen for more information. Indigenous Flute (Stephen), and Guitar and Keyboard (Tom Brittingham), Poetry by both Tom and Stephen, as well as audio and imagery presentations of the history of the massacre at Wounded Knee.
(Also See pictures of Crazy Horse Monument and Wounded Knee below )
CD’s and single downloads at CDBaby.com. Please visit and hear these works of art and enjoy!
*Visions CD now available at CD Baby! Please visit CDBaby and search my name or the name of the CD. You may listen to samples of songs, purchase the CD or download single songs. This CD has 9 tracks, one of which is by guest artist Joseph Whitefeather. Visions came from a series of visions I had in 2009 regarding the area of Preble County, and the area specifically around Fort St. Claire in Eaton Ohio. The songs Loss, Leave Talking, and Hope Emergent are three visions in sequence from that area.
*La Mesa de Jesu ~ a musical unfolding of the life of Jesu Christo. Listen to some samples on CD Baby! This new CD includes guest artist and cellist Jack Martin.
*Room at the Inn, featuring songs exclusively composed as related to the area of southeastern Ohio. Includes compositions such as: Room at the Inn; Morning at The Inn; Fireside; The Gathering Place; Song to the Elders; Ash Cave; Conkles Hollow; Stars Upon the Hill; and Campfires.
*Songs in the Key of Love: quiet, mellow movements great for relaxing.Includes Prairie Lament, Surrender, Peaceful Place, and Farewell. All CD’s may be purchased (or you may download all or any singles) at CDBaby.com. Search: Stephen W Emerick, or title.
RECENT PLAYING HISTORY
June 20, 2010~In Celebration of Solstice:Midsummer Moon. I performed at Sun Watch Indian Village Archaeological Park in Dayton Ohio at Solstice, with Joseph Whitefeather. Also: Puzzle of Light ,Michael and Sandy Bashaw.
July 25, 2010 Sunday in Eaton, Ohio. The Preble County Historical Society Archeological Day. 1 to 5 PM. With Miami Valley Flute Circle, including Joseph Whitefeather.
September 22, 2010: Wounded Knee South Dakota. I played an honoring song at the Wounded Knee Monument (outside Wounded Knee South Dakota)..
Playing at the Wounded Knee Monument
Here is the list of some of the survivors of Wounded Knee. This is only a partial listing, and these names are found on the monument.
December 29, 1890
Cankpe Opi El Tona
Wicakte Pi Gun HeCajepi Kin
Chief Big Foot
Mr. High Hawk
Mr. Shading Bear
Afraid of Bear
Young Afraid of Bear
Wm. Horn Cloud
Sherman Horn Cloud
September 24, 2010: I was honored to play at the Crazy Horse Monument in South Dakota (near Mount Rushmore). I was taken to the top of the monument to play these songs. My thanks to the staff at Crazy Horse!
Playing at the Crazy Horse Monument in South Dakota September 2010.
October 9-10, 2010 Performed at the Fall Farm Fest, Miami County’s Park Districts major event at Lost Creek reserve. 2385 E. St. Rt. 41, east of Troy Ohio. Members of the Miami Valley Flute Circle also performed, along with John DeBoer!
October 21, 2010: Appeared on the Nancy Bruning Radio Show, New York City. The Nature of Life was our focus, as both my daughter Shawna and I were live and on the air in NYC!
August 25-26-27, 2011: The Flute and Art Festival at Sun Watch Village, Dayton Ohio. I was honored to be among those who will be playing on stage that weekend, along with such distinguished players such as my first teacher, Douglas Bluefeather. This event was the first public presentation by myself along with Tom Brittingham on Keyboard and Guitar!
October 31-November 1-2, 2011. My daughter Shawna and I were at The Inn at Cedar Falls near Logan Ohio, leading our annual retreat: The Nature of Life: Inner Voice ~ Inner Light.
Shawna and I held our yearly retreat October 28-29-30, 2012 at The Inn at Cedar Falls. Awesome, and this year with some beautiful snow, along with beautiful people and place.
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