NightDancers to Present Workshop at New York Open Center

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Contemporary Native American Flute Music Duo NightDancers Set to Present their "Learn To Play Native American Flute - For Healing and Inner Peace" Workshop at the New York Open Center, Tuesdays, February 12 - March 4, 8:00pm to 10:00pm.

New York City based composer/flautists Gera Clark and John Sarantos, known collectively as NightDancers, will present their "Learn To Play Native American Flute - For Healing and Inner Peace" Workshop at the New York Open Center, Tuesdays, February 12 - March 4, (4 consecutive sessions: 2/12, 2/19, 2/26 & 3/4), 8:00pm to 10:00pm. With its unique, enchanting sound, the contemporary Native American flute has become increasingly popular, not only as a purely musical instrument, but as an ideal tool to enhance relaxation, meditation and healing. Gera Clark and John Sarantos have taught countless students of all ages. Most have never played an instrument before and are amazed how simple it is to learn. Learn basic and advanced fingering techniques that allow you to create beautiful songs without any knowledge of music theory needed. Discover how easy it is to use different blowing techniques to enhance playing and create songs that will help bring healing and peace to ourselves and others.

The "Learn To Play Native American Flute - For Healing and Inner Peace" Workshop is a weekly course scheduled to run 4 consecutive sessions, Tuesdays, February 12 - March 4, (2/12, 2/19, 2/26 & 3/4), 8:00pm - 10:00pm. Cost of the workshop is $120 for Open Center Members and $130 for non-members. Note: A high-quality $65 cedar flute will be available for $35 for registrants who pre-order one week before the class. There will be a Free Introductory Class on Tuesday, February 5, at 8:00pm. For workshop information, contact the New York Open Center directly at 212-219-2527 (ext. 2) or via the web at http://www.opencenter.org.

About NightDancers: New York City based composer/flautists Gera Clark and John Sarantos, known collectively as NightDancers, enjoy sharing instrumental flute music with a unique style that takes listeners on a musical journey . . . painting sound pictures with original contemporary Native American flute songs - successfully capturing the soothing, mystical and healing qualities which are the heart and soul of Native American flute music. Clark, an RN, has been teaching flute in the tradition of her Native American flute mentors, Franc Menusan, John Rainer Jr. and R. Carlos Nakai. She started New York City's Miracle House Flute Circle where she works with cancer patients and also runs workshops with music partner John Sarantos. Mr. Sarantos has facilitated contemporary Native American flute workshops from coast to coast for over 13 years. For 10 summers he has worked with Ken Light and R. Carlos Nakai at the Renaissance of the Native American Flute workshop in Montana and has also written six songbooks for the native flute. NightDancers released its debut cd entitled, "Montana Crossings" in 2007.

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Visit the NightDancers Website at: http://www.nightdancersmusic.com

About the New York Open Center: The New York Open Center, now it its 24th year, is a non-profit educational and cultural center dedicated to offering educational programs and cultural events that expand the mind, nurture the body and awaken the spirit. Workshops, classes, lectures, conferences and professional trainings are offered, led by teachers of wisdom, passion and skill. Thousands have passed through the Open Center's doors finding fresh intellectual perspectives, paths of healing, deepening of their spiritual lives and new careers that allow them to be of service and express their true calling.

Visit The New York Open Center online at: http://www.opencenter.org

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Shoestring Entertainment Corporation
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NightDancers
John Sarantos
NightDancers Music
511 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 343
New York, NY 10011
347-920-6743
URL: http://www.nightdancersmusic.com

The New York Open Center
Lesley Rodriguez
The New York Open Center
83 Spring Street
New York, NY 10012
212-219-2527 (ext. 144)
URL: http://www.opencenter.org

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