Helping Bring Peace Back To The Heart Of The Warrior

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Pre-eminent Native American Flute Instructor, John Sarantos, Leading Native American Flutist/Vocalist, Rona Yellow Robe, and Multi-Instrumentalist, Bruce Witham, are Helping Bring Peace Back to the Heart of the Warrior by Presenting Two Benefit Concerts for The Long Trail Home

Pre-eminent Native American Flute Instructor, John Sarantos, Leading Native American Flutist/Vocalist, Rona Yellow Robe, and Multi-Instrumentalist, Bruce Witham, are Helping Bring Peace Back to the Heart of the Warrior by presenting two benefit concerts for The Long Trail Home, an Oregon public benefit not-for-profit service organization aiding Veterans and Military personnel returning from war to reintegrate with their families and society, on Saturday, June 25th, Matinee Show 2:00pm and an Evening Show 6:00pm at La Quinta Inns and Suites – Meeting Room, 2020 Leigh Way, White City, OR. Monetary donations accepted at the door. THE LONG TRAIL HOME SUPPORTS ALL BRANCHES OF OUR MILITARY. Join John Sarantos, Rona Yellow Robe and Bruce Witham in supporting our servicemen and women. Visit The Long Trail Home website at: http://www.theLongTrailHome.org

ABOUT JOHN SARANTOS: One of the World's pre-eminent Native American flute instructors, John Sarantos has facilitated weekend and week-long contemporary Native American flute workshops from coast-to-coast for over 17 years. His introductory, intermediate, advanced and master classes have been available from New York City's prestigious Open Center, national cultural gatherings, intimate flute circles and one-on-one private lessons. For 13 years, he has facilitated with Ken Light and R. Carlos Nakai at the Renaissance of the Native American Flute workshop in Montana. In 2006 & 2008 he was a main presenter and performer at the International Native American Flute Association convention. John has performed live in venues large and small; including New York City’s Carnegie Hall. A respected educator, John has been accredited and licensed as a K-12 teacher in IL, KY, MI, MN, NY, OR, and WI and has sought to maximize each student’s emotional, physical and intellectual growth. Recognized as a Native flute music historian, John has written six songbooks for the native flute. As a founding member of the New York based flute duo, NightDancers, with Gera Clark; their 2007 debut release, MONTANA CROSSINGS, was nominated for a 2008 Indian Summer Music Award in the Best Native Spirit Recording category. John also has an extensive background in the business of entertainment. He has acted in over 35 commercials, 5 feature films and created, produced and starred in 26 episodes of Mr. Moon's Magic Circus for CBS-TV. He has written, directed and starred in T-Bone's World of Clowning and received the Award of Excellence from the Hollywood Film Advisory Board for Outstanding Achievement in Children's Programming. View John Sarantos online at: http://www.facebook.com/JohnSarantos

ABOUT RONA YELLOW ROBE: Leading Native American Flutist and vocalist, Rona Yellow Robe, is known for her powerful vocal ability, Native American Flute style and heart filled presence. It is by playing the Native American Flute, which she refers to as "her other voice", that Rona Yellow Robe has become comfortable sharing with all audiences aspects of her life that are personal to her. She has received many accolades including, BEST STAGE PERFORMER Pacific Northwest Flute Quest 2009 and 2008 RNAF Indigenous Flute Scholarship Recipient. Rona Yellow Robe is a Cree/African-American woman of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy, Montana. View Rona Yellow Robe online at: http://www.RonaYellowRobe.com

ABOUT BRUCE WITHAM: A multi-instrumentalist who plays guitar, cello, keyboards, drums, and other percussion instruments. Bruce has produced, written and performed music in various capacities since the age of 9. In 2009, he co-wrote and produced Rona Yellow Robe's debut CD, entitled VOICE OF THE TREES. Subsequent to the release of that album, Bruce has accompanied Rona live in concerts, festivals and benefit performances on a national level. Music is the one great love of his life.

ABOUT THE LONG TRAIL HOME: The Long Trail Home is an Oregon public benefit not-for-profit service organization whose mission is to aid Veterans and Military personnel returning from war to reintegrate with their families and society. Native Americans have traditional ways to aid Warriors in their transition back into civilian life. The Long Trail Home offers traditional Native American ceremonies to help Veterans and returning Military personnel find peace within. These ceremonies are offered free of charge due to generous donations. View The Long Trail Home website at: http://www.TheLongTrailHome.org

For More Information Contact:

John Sarantos
SARANTOPOULOS PRODUCTIONS
PO Box 2824
Midland, MI 48641
Phone: 541-554-3216
E-mail: JohnSarantos(at)earthlink(dot)net
URL: http://www.facebook.com/JohnSarantos

Many Threefeathers, Executive Director
THE LONG TRAIL HOME
3375 Cemetery Hill Road
Jefferson, OR 97352
Phone: 619-719-7175
E-mail: ManyThreefeathers(at)gmail(dot)com
URL: http://www.theLongTrailHome.org

W. Kelly Milionis, Consultant
PUBLICITY | MARKETING | PROMOTION
New York Phone: 646-413-8687
Los Angeles Phone: 310-739-4351

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