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BIO

Peter Phippen is a Grammy Award Nominee, International Acoustic Music Awards Nominee, and multiple Native American Music Awards Nominee. Phippen is a performing and recording artist specializing in traditional flutes from around the world. Over the past three decades Phippen has researched the history and performance technique of flutes both ancient and modern.

In his approach to world flute performance, he is an experiential, natural folk musician with a penchant for creative and artistic musical improvisation. Peter offers a captivating collage of sound images, covering the folklore and history of flutes from around the world and throughout time. Phippen has performed an enchanting mix of the very old and very new in music. Peter has shared the stage with R. Carlos Nakai, Coyote Oldman, and Xavier Quijas Yxayotl , and many more. 

As a recording artist for Canyon Records, Phippen has recorded four albums of original music. Peter has also appeared on albums for Curb Records, Lifescapes, Promotion Music Records, Sounds True and Heart Dance Records. Phippen’s recordings have been aired on radio and television world wide.

"Few flutists bring as much warmth and richness to a single tone as Peter Phippen does. His playing is earthy, improvised and impressionistic, offering listeners a beautifully serene atmosphere for meditation and reflection." - Music Design

"Words like 'ethereal' and 'superb' work well on his list of critical superlatives."
– David P. DeMar, Jr., Watertown Daily Times, New York