How to make Music Sound like it is being played by a Native American Indian

Tips on how to interpret the nature of the Native American Indian with the flute

  • how to make the flute sing
  • how to manifest the singing

Christopher explains the inspiration of the work, its programatic nature – capturing both the morning prayers reflective of the breath that gives life to the world and the Indian hunting for subsistence with the bow and arrow and its strong reference to life. Musical examples are provided throughout this tutorial. 


Music performed: The Hunt by Christopher Caliendo


The complete world premier of the Hunt with flutist, Brian Luce, and pianist, Rex Woods at the Fred Fox School of Music. 

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