Clint Goss - Biography for Workshops
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Single-Paragraph Facilitator Bio
Clint Goss, Ph.D. is a trained music facilitator and performer on world flutes and instruments. Clint and his wife, Vera, have facilitated energetic and inspirational Native Flute workshops since 2003. They bring out the potential in all participants, regardless of their level of musical experience.
Brief Facilitator Bio
Clint Goss, Ph.D. is a trained music facilitator and performer on world flutes and an array of ethnic fusion world instruments. Clint and his wife, Vera, have facilitated energetic and inspirational Native Flute workshops since 2003. They bring out the potential in all participants, regardless of their level of musical experience.
In 2006, Clint teamed up with bluegrass artist Eric Miller and vocalist Lynn Miller to form the SpiritGrass ensemble. They released the CD “SpiritGrass” on the Manifest Spirit Label. Ten more CD productions have followed, with a heavy emphasis on music enrichment and education. These have included a series of educational CDs for Native Flute players, The Listening Book and The Musical Life, by W. A. Mathieu, and The Darling Conversations, by Grammy®-winning artist David Darling and Julie Weber.
In 2007, Clint earned a certificate in music facilitation from the Music for People organization, founded by cellist David Darling, and now facilitates weekend and full-week workshops. Clint and Vera have facilitated at flute festivals and Native Flute schools at FluteQuest, Zion Canyon, Flower Mound, Flute Haven, Native Rhythms Festival, and the Potomac Flute Festival, as well as general music workshops at The Omega Institute, The Stony Point Retreat Center, and the Trumbull Connecticut School System.
Clint has recently published the web site Flutopedia.com, which provides expansive and detailed resources for players, makers, and researchers of the Native American flute.
Related Web Sites
www.ClintGoss.com — general home page
www.Flutopedia.com — Native Flute resource web site
www.ManifestSpirit.com — Manifest Spirit Records and Music
www.SpiritGrass.com — Clint’s Native Flute / Ethnic Fusion CD
www.NAFTracks.com — Native Flute Background CDs
www.ListeningBookAudio.com — The Listening Book and The Musical Life
www.DarlingConversations.com — The Darling Conversations
www.NativeFluteSchool.com — Native Flute Schools
www.FluteHaven.com — Specific East-Coast Native Flute schools
Birth Date and Place: August 14, 1957 - New York
Genre: Ethnic Fusion
Instruments: Native American Flute, Indian Bansuri, African Kalimbas, Slovakian Fujara and Konkovka,
Indian Shruti box, Djembe, Udu, Swiss Hang Drum.
Styles: Ethnic Fusion, New Age, Contemporary Instrumental.
Moods: Calm/Peaceful, Ethereal, Soothing, Earthy, Organic, Reflective.