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Native American Flutist James Pellerite

Flutist James J. Pellerite is on a mission to elevate the Northern Plains flute to the status of a significant new voice on the contemporary concert stage. A former Professor of Flute at Indiana University and classical flutist, he has performed with prestigious orchestras in the U.S. and around the world.

His programs, lectures, and recordings reflect his commitment to enhancing the capabilities of this traditional Native American instrument. Pellerite's company, Zalo/JP-Publications, produces a catalog featuring a wide selection of works by living composers who share his vision of bringing the Northern Plains instrument into the twenty-first century.

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