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 Guest Artist Concert: The Öngtupqa Trio 

Friday, April 19, 2024 - 7:30pm
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The Öngtupqa Trio, featuring Clark Tenakhongva (Hopi singer, recording artist, and past vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe), shares music from their recent Hon Muru (Bear’s Ears) project. This concert is part of a three-day UW residency by the trio.

Öngtupqa Trio Residency at the University of Washington

The Öngtupqa Trio is partnering with the University of Washington April 17-20, 2024 to bring Hopi music, culture, history, current environmental protection initiatives, and other relevant topics to UW students during Spring Quarter 2024. The Öngtupqa Trio is made up of Clark Tenakhongva, Gary Stroutsos, and Matt Moon Nelson. Clark is a Hopi singer and recording artist, and served as Vice Chairman of the Hopi Tribe from 2018-2022. Gary is a gifted flute player with more than 45 albums to his credit; he specializes in playing the Southwestern rim flute (known as leena to Hopi, and is among the oldest known wind instruments in North America). Matt is a percussionist, ethnomusicologist, and world music radio DJ on KXCI-FM.

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Wed 4/17 12:00pm-2:00pm @ wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ: Distinguished Lecture by Clark Tenakhongva

Thurs 4/18 10:30am-12:00pm @ MUS Fishbowl: Gary Stroutsos in conversation with John-Carlos PereaPerspectives on Native American Flutes