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For Immediate Release: 3/5/2015

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State Indian Museum Offers Native American Flute Workshop for Beginners



Connie McGough,



SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks and the State Indian Museum are proud to offer Native American flute workshops for beginners on various Saturdays this year, including on March 21, May 2, July 18, September 19 and December 5, 2015. The “Flute 101 – Beginning” workshops are taught by Al Striplen, Ama Mutsun Ohlone, who shares concepts and techniques for beginners interested in learning how to play Native American music. The special instruction lasts from 10 a.m. to noon each day the workshop is offered.

Geared to adults, the “Flute 101” workshop package includes a 19” High Spirits Spanish cedar flute in the key of “A,” a cloth flute case, instructional DVD and booklet, and the two-hour workshop for just $99. Pre-registration for the flute workshops is required.

The State Indian Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located at 2618 K Street in Sacramento. More information is available by calling 916-324-8112 or visiting

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