March 2018 Meeting

Everyone, just a reminder that this Saturday, March 10th, we will be meeting at the home of Mara Cohen, 304 Morganford Place in Cary, for a concert by Hawk Henries. Please note that we’ll be meeting at 1PM instead of our usual 2PM. Here are the details:

Native American Flute Player, Creator, Musician, Artist, & Storyteller, Hawk Henries is a member of the Chaubunagungamaug band of Nipmuck, a people indigenous to what is now Southern New England. Hawk has been composing original music & making Eastern Woodlands flutes using hand tools & fire for more than 30 years. Hawk serenades with his gift of music & stories, taking us on a journey while he plays a variety of native flutes & shares his perspectives about Life. His warm, thoughtful presence literally fills the room as he creates a calming yet engaging, contemplative space, still maintaining a note of humor. His music reflects his belief that we each have the capacity to make change in the world, & you will love him! Hawk has presented at The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Harvard Medical School Graduation, & in the U.K. with the London Mozart Players. He enjoys educational settings from kindergarten to university, & small venues like ours, engaging the audience in dialogue.

Hawk’s handmade flutes are found in personal collections all over the world, and also appear in several museums. He has three original CD’s, First Flight, Keeping the Fire and Voices. He is also featured on the compilation CD Tribal Winds. His music has been used in a variety of films and documentaries some of which won or were nominated for Emmy awards. To learn more about Hawk visit his website at: or Facebook at Hawk Henries Flute Maker/ Musician.

Minimum Love Donation for Hawk is $10. Hawk will also have his much sought-after flutes and CD’s of his amazing music for sale! Refreshments will be available, feel free to bring a snack to share! Please RSVP to Dawn Leith-Dougherty at or Mara Cohen at

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By Jon Norris

Jon Norris is a full-time musical instrument maker living in Holly Springs, NC. He has been playing the Native American style flute since the early 90's, and has been making them since 2002.