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        Ron Warren Music

Native Flute Goes to the Conservatory

March 22, 2020

This short residency at Omaha Conservatory will include a concert with pianist Paul Barnes and new friends from the Conservatory and other places. Details still developing, so check back!

A Special Time at Boys and Girls Club

November 02, 2018

I will be playing a bit and doing my program, "Woodpecker's Gift" at one the Boys and Girls Clubs in the Greater Orlando area. This one is just for the students and their families.

North American Indian Cello Project

November 01, 2018

For her North American Indian Cello Project, Mohawk musician Dawn Avery commissioned new works for cello from a number of Native American musician/composers. This concert will feature those works, including my contribution, "Songs and Dances for the Three Sisters". Dawn is a fascinating musician and this concert may change how you think about Native American music and musicians.

The concert is at 7:30 in the Music Department Recital Hall, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD. Click on the photo for address and directions. FREE and open to the public

Nanticoke River Jamboree

October 13, 2018

Great family fare near Vienna on Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore

I will be a roving musician at this event, which is a large historical reconstruction village featuring music, dance, crafts, etc from many cultures.

Runs from 10am to 5pm

Click on the photo for more info

Back to Barrie School

October 19, 2018

Workshops at a wonderful school in Montgomery County Maryland where the excellent music teacher, Anne Rolls, includes Native American style flutes in the curriculum. This one is just for the students, of course. 

The photo is some of the sweet thank you cards the class sent last time I was there. VERY much appreciated.

10th Annual Patuxent River American Indian Festival

October 20, 2018

We've done this one every year and it's one of our favorites.


10am-4pm in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

I usually do two sets during the course of the day. Janice will be vending her lovely jewelry, plus some new craft items.

Great drums, dancing, story tellers, cultural education programs, vendors and crafts. A great time for the while family!

A Great New Dave Marsh Project

September 22, 2018

I sat in for a track called "Endless Summer" on the excellent new Dave Marsh album, First Born. Click on the photo for a YouTube link to hear "Endless Summer". The entire album is available at iTunes and other streaming and download sites. Congrats, Dave! and thanks for inviting me to be a part of it.

The photo, btw, was taken during the session...

Cool Vance Bicknell Video

September 05, 2018

Vance Bicknell is an amazing wood worker and furniture maker. He asked if he could use a bit of my music for the soundtrack of a video about an especially interesting chair he made.

Click on the PHOTO for a YouTube link to the video.

Some Old School stuff

January 11, 2019

Three colleagues, singer Deborah Thurlow, silver flute player Susan Hayes and pianist Barbara Cackler, will be performing music I wrote long ago - settings of Pablo Neruda poems.

This will be a Friday Morning Music Club noontime event in Washington, D.C. Click on the photo for the FMMC web site and more info.

FREE and open to the public

New Home, New Journeys

May 30, 2018

As of today, I am based in Central Florida, close to Orlando. I am really looking forward to connecting with the arts community here and getting some great projects going. Stay tuned!!

One last session

May 07, 2018

Recording session with Tracy McDonnell, one of fave singers. I make note of it because the very next day, Janice and I move to Florida!! Stay tuned! And check back here for a link to the resulting track when it drops.

Two Weeks in Nebraska!

April 17, 2018

The highlight of this tour on April 17 will be an evening of music by Philip Glass at the Lied Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. Mr. Glass will be in attendance and there will be a premier of his new piano quintet. The All-Star line up will include pianist Paul Barnes, the Chiara String Quartet, Capella Romano and yours truly as Native Flute soloist in Glass' Second Piano Concerto. The Piano Concerto will have a repeat performance at Kimball Hall, University of Nebraska on April 29. I will also be providing a workshop on Native flutes for the flute majors at the University.

My hosts for the two weeks will be two of my very favorite people, Colyn and Kitty and Woodland Voices Flutes in Omaha, NE. I will finally get to see Colyn's workshop, where most of my flutes began their journeys.

A Very Special Event

March 23, 2018

I will be providing music for an event honoring Congressional Medal of Honor recipients and their families at the National Museum of the American Indian. It is, of course, invitation only. I am honored to be a part of this and wanted to share it with you.

Native Arts in Winchester, VA

February 16, 2018

I will be playing with guitarist Jonathan Smith for a private reception at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, VA. Why put it here? The reception is to celebrate that opening of a new exhibit "Hear My Voice: Native American Art of the Past and Present".  It runs through mid-July. If you are anywhere close to Winchester, it's worth a visit. Click the photo for the Museum's web site.

Return to Gettysburg

February 08, 2018

Sorry, this is for the students in Paul Austerlitz' World Music Class. I'd be happy to visit your class, too! Paul is a fine jazz musician with a CD near release. watch out for it!

Radio Peru

February 02, 2018

My friend and colleague Efrain Rozas is interviewing me for his excellent radio show. It will be broadcast in Peru and then made available online. Click the photo flute dude photo to link to the show on Facebook. Check out Efrain's music to at his website. Just put his name in your browser.

Off to California

November 29, 2017

Philip Glass' 2nd Piano Concerto has a lovely part for Native Flute in the second movement. I will be playing it in Los Angeles with the Cal State University Northridge Orchestra (John Roscigno, conductor) and pianist Paul Barnes (for whom the piece was written)

Alexandria Film Festival!

November 12, 2017

Cintia Cabib's documentary, "Labyrinth Journeys" will be airing at the the Alexandria Film Festival in Virginia on Sunday afternoon. I did some of the music for the film and am actually on camera for the segment at Washington National Cathedral in D.C. Hope they got my good side... Click on the poster for info and tickets

Patuxent River Park American Indian Festival

October 21, 2017

Great family friendly event at a lovely site along near the Patuxent River in southern Maryland. I usually do a set around noon and another mid-afternoon, but we're on powwow time, so who knows for sure? With guitarist Leonard Stevens. Janice will be along with some of her beautiful jewelry. Lots of great drumming and dancing, storytellers, crafts people, etc. Make a day of it! CLICK the PHOTO for more info and directions

Co-op Fest on the National Mall

September 30, 2017

What better way to spend a fall afternoon that at a street festival on the Smithsonian Mall in Washington, D.C.? I will be joined by singer, Janice Torres and guitarist, Mark Sylvester. Our set will be at @1:45. Other great bands before and after us. FREE and open to public. On the National Mall between 10th and 12th Streets near the Smithsonian Metro Station on the blue/orange line.

Music Omi

August 10, 2017

Omi International Arts Foundation is a wonderful arts facility near the Hudson River just north of New York City.  Every summer, they host a music residency for a small, select group of creative musicians from around the planet. I had a residency there a few years back and it was a transforming experience.  This year, I am honored to be invited back as Alumnus Artist in Residence.  The residency usually concludes towards the end of August with performances of new music by the Resident Artists.  Stayed tuned for information. In the meantime,


click on the photo for a link to Omi International Arts Foundation web site.

New "Ron Warren" signature flute

July 08, 2016

Colyn & Kitty Petersen at Woodland Voices have created a beautiful series of "Ron Warren Signature Flutes" over the years and the latest is a stunner, honoring Raven and Wolf.  I just heard from Colyn that this edition has already SOLD OUT.  Sorry!  But Colyn and Kitty can still make a very special flute for you.  Click on the photo to visit Woodland Voices web site.

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I have been fortunate enough to discover an extremely varied, rich and deep path as a musician and Native American flute player.  I have also had the opportunity to work with line ups of incredibly gifted musicians, dancers, writers and other artists in a great variety of settings ranging from powwow grounds to club to concert hall.

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