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If you have been wanting to learn more about the Native American Flute (aka Native American "Style" Flute), you have come to the right place! From this page, you can find classes taught by Charlie Mato-Toyela who has been playing the Native American Flute for most of his life! Having recorded many albums of flute music and having been featured on albums and in live performances around the world, he has not only a unique way of playing, but also a unique way of teaching that will enhance anyone's love and appreciation of the Native American Flute!

Feel free to download the class curriculum, tableture or anything here you can use!

The beginning to intermediate level classes are set up on a 12 week lesson plan, so you can begin at anytime, go at your own pace and refer back to specific lessons at anytime! The best advice I can offer is don't be in a hurry! Take your time and you will achieve your goals! For more information on the classes please download our curriculum.

I've been teaching these classes in person for the last 30+ years, on YouTube and Zoom for several years and now here absolutely FREE! Please check back as I add more each day!!!

There will also be a few FREE LIVE LESSONS posted here soon as well, so be sure to check back and subscribe to my YouTube channel!

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Blue Bear Flutes 12 Week Course on Playing the Native American Flute - Introduction

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Blue Bear Flutes 12 Week Course on Playing the Native American Flute - Introduction
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Blue Bear Flutes 12 Week Course on Playing the Native American Flute - Introduction

Blue Bear Flutes 12 Week Course on Playing the Native American Flute - Introduction

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Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 1 Parts of the Flute

Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 1 Parts of the Flute

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Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 2 Learning a Song

Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 2 Learning a Song

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Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 3

Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 3

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Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 4 Songwriting

Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 4 Songwriting

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Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 5 The  Major Scale

Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 5 The Major Scale

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Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 6 The Minor Blues Scale

Beginning to Intermediate Native American Flute Playing - Lesson 6 The Minor Blues Scale

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More videos being added this coming soon!

"Explore the captivating world of the Native American Flute with our collection of instructional videos and online classes. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced player, our videos offer valuable insights and techniques to enhance your flute-playing journey.

The Native American Flute, known for its hauntingly beautiful sound, is renowned for its simplicity and ease of learning. With our instructional videos, you'll discover that learning to play this enchanting instrument is an accessible and rewarding experience.

Today, the Native American Flute, particularly the North American Indian Flute, is not only a staple in traditional music but also finds its place in modern genres. From orchestras to rock, blues, and jazz bands, this versatile instrument has carved its niche. People are incorporating the flute into various practices, including meditation, healing, and breathing therapy, adding to its universal appeal.

Our collection of videos covers a wide range of topics, from beginner basics to advanced techniques. Whether you're interested in learning traditional melodies or exploring contemporary styles, our videos provide the guidance you need to develop your flute-playing skills.

For a glimpse into our instructional content, we've curated a selection of videos below. For more videos and updates, subscribe to our YouTube Channel: BlueBearFlutes! Join us on a musical journey as we explore the enchanting world of the Native American Flute together."

Here are a small handful of our other helpful Native American Flute Playing Videos.