Laura Perkins and Ken Green, White Owl
Laura Lee Perkins is the author of the acclaimed Native American Flute Tutor Book and Earth Mother Flute Songs for the 6-hole Native American Flute. These books bring the joy of playing the 6-hole American Indian flute to everyone, including the non-music reader, because Laura writes the music using a simplified finger numbering system. The Flute Tutor Book comes with a learn to play one-hour CD.
Kenneth Green is known throughout the world for his amazing woodworking and instrument making skills. His WHITE OWL quality 6-hole Native American flutes are sold in many countries and in museum gift shops throughout North America. WHITE OWL flutes have impeccable pitch, beautiful hand-carved fetishes, a patina that is enhanced with age, and a purity of tone quality that is unrivaled among flute makers.
The WHITE OWL DUO has recorded five albums:
- FIRST LIGHT
A collection of 19 tunes from the Eastern Woodlands.
15 tracks of varied rhythmical accompaniments played on authentic Native American percussion instruments.
- SOUNDS OF FEELINGS
Laura's original melodies for meditation and healing recorded on the alto flute.
- BEARING WITNESS
Chippewa/Ojibwe tunes and original melodies that emerged from the Great Lakes area
- NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE TUTOR CD
Included in the Native American Flute Tutor book
They were a 2004 NAMMY [Native American Music Awards] nominee for the Best Traditional Recording and were chosen four times to be Artists-in-Residence for the U.S. National Park Service. The WHITE OWL DUO has been the recipient of 10 grant awards for their tireless work researching, documenting, and recording authentic Native American tunes.