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Jan Seiden
FluteJourneyTM: Music of the Native American Flute

Mobile: 410-627-3062
Email: music@janseiden.com

Web: www.janseiden.com

Concert appearances include:

  • International Native American Flute Association Convention (Eau Claire, WI)

  • Indian Summer Festival (Milwaukee, WI)

  • Musical Echoes Native American Cultural Gathering and Flute Festival (FL)

  • American MusicFest (Harrisburg, PA)
    Potomac Flute Festival (Rockville, MD)

  • Zion Canyon Art and Flute Festival (Springdale, UT)

  • Oklahoma Flute Festival (Park Hill, OK)

  • Center Stage’s premier opening of the Israeli play, The Murder of Isaac (Baltimore, MD)

  • Center for Health, Environment and Safety, National Conference on Precaution

  • “Peace through Commerce” national conference

  • Various performance venues with Grammy-winners Mary Youngblood, Joanne Shenandoah, Tito LaRosa and Nammy-winners J.J. Kent, Arvel Bird and Jeff Ball

Ms. Seiden has presented programs and lectured at organizations including:

  • The Smithsonian Museum’s Renwick Gallery

  • George Washington University’s Center for Integrative Medicine (Washington, DC)

  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Bayview (Baltimore, MD)
  • The Dept. of Veterans Affairs Central Office (Washington, DC)

  • The U.S. Department of Treasury (Washington, DC)

  • The U.S. Department of Justice, keynote speaker and performer (Washington, DC)

  • The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Washington, DC)

  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Washington, DC)

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Alaska Native & American Indian Intern Program

  • Marylhurst University (Lake Oswego, Oregon)

  • Strathmore Arts Foundation (Bethesda, MD)

  • University of Virginia Art Museum (Charlottesville, VA)

  • Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraising events (Maryland)

  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s annual ALS Conference (“Lou Gehrig’s disease”)

  • Maryland State Assembly; Maryland Occupational Therapy Legislative Committee

  • Women, Health and the Arts Conference at Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

  • U. S. Army, Fort Belvoir Army Materiel Command (VA)

  • InterAction Forum for Global Humanitarian Development and Relief (Washington, DC)

TV appearances:

  • CNN Headline News/Comcast Local Edition, 5-minute interview

  • Maryland Public TV “Calvert County: Once Upon a Time” commemorating the county’s 350th anniversary

  • Maryland Public TV for her healing work with the Native American flute and as a representative of the International Center for Artistic Development

Youth programs:

  • For inner city disadvantaged youth in Washington, D.C.

  • Baltimore City YMCA After-School Cultural Enrichment

  • National Children’s Medical Center, Mid-Atlantic Neurofibromatosis Foundation, Camp New Friends summer retreat.
  • Andrews Air Force Base after school youth program (Maryland)

Adult wellness programs:

  • Kernan Hospital in Baltimore, MD for hospital patients recovering from traumatic brain injury and neuromuscular diseases and those in deep coma.

  • Numerous Assisted Living Centers and Retirement Communities

Educational workshops:

  • Potomac Native American Flute Festival (Rockville, MD) 2004 - 2013

  • Mid-Atlantic Flute Fall-In (Bedford, VA) 2004 and 2005

  • Zion Canyon Art and Flute Festival in Springdale, UT, 2006 - 2008

  • Oklahoma Flute Festival (Park Hill, OK) 2007 – 2008

  • Musical Echoes Festival in Fort Walton Beach, FL 2008

  • Native Rhythms Festival (Melbourne, FL 2009 - 2013)

Concerts and Programs serving the Native communities:

  • Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs

  • The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (Washington, DC)

  • The Mohawk Nation in Caledonia, Ontario for their Water Ceremony for the Great Lakes

  • Wind Clan of the First Peoples, an intertribal lodge in Crewe, VA; concert and individual healing sessions at their annual lodge meeting

  • Native American Peoples of Verizon, Verizon Communications, in Silver Spring, MD

  • Baltimore Powwow for the Baltimore American Indian Center in Baltimore, MD
  • American Indian Heritage Day, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (2004 – 2006)

  • “Patuxent Encounters” at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (2007)

  • Inca Medicine Wheels with Yachai-Hampe

  • Accohannock powwow (Maryland)

  • Accohannock music festival (Maryland)

  • Honoring of Elders gathering, Maryland Mid-Atlantic Monacan Nation

  • Honoring dinner and ceremony for Muskogee elder Grandfather Bear Heart (Marcellus Williams) for the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian

  • Intertribal Powwow and Kipona Festival in Harrisburg, PA

  • Fundraising concerts for CONAM in Baltimore, MD (2004 – 2007)

Honors and Awards:

  • 2002 awarded 1st place in the Musical Echoes National Native American Flute Competition

  • 2003 release of Woodland Winds solo CD

  • 2003 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Mid-Atlantic Commission on the Arts

  • 2004 Woodland Winds nominated for the Indian Summer Music Awards

  • 2006 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award, Solo Instrumental

  • 2007 Performed the National Anthem for the U.S. Army Materiel Command Headquarters, Office of Public and Congressional Affairs, Fort Belvoir, VA

  • 2008 release of Memory of Time CD, ranked #19 by New Age Reporter
  • 2009 grant from the Ford Foundation in partnership with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and playwright JudyLee Oliva for the composition, recording and engineering of the soundtrack for the Chickasaw play, “Te Ata.”

Soundtracks featuring Ms. Seiden’s flute music:

  • The U.S. Botanic Garden’s audio guided tour (Washington, DC)

  • The Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum’s promotional video (St. Leonard, MD)

  • “Triloka” an honoring of the Nations, DVD by Marie Wray

  • “Te Ata” Chickasaw play. Funding provided by the Ford Foundation and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian’s Expressive Arts Program

CD releases

  • Woodland Winds (2003) Nominated for 2004 Indian Summer Music Awards (ISMA)

  • Memory of Time (2008) Nominated for 2009 ISMA and Native American Music Awards

  • Te Ata Soundtrack (2012)

Ms. Seiden is Owner and Producer of FluteJourneyTM Records, which she established in 2003.

Through FluteJourneyTM Records Ms. Seiden has served as producer and sound engineer for various projects including:

  • Soundtrack for the DVD slideshow Triloka, an honoring of the Nations by Marie Wray

  • Newark Kenpo Karate International Demo Team soundtrack

  • American Kenpo Karate International Association work-out soundtrack

  • Audio greeting cards

  • Woodland Winds: Music of the Native American Flute by Jan Seiden

  • Meditation series (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) CD for the Baltimore S.H.I.N.E. program

  • Meditation CD with Dr. Gillilan, Chief of Cardiology, St. Agnes Hospital (Baltimore, MD)
  • Te Ata” Chickasaw play, soundtrack of compositions and CD of special effects

Ms. Seiden received her initial experience in audio engineering through Mitran Mitran Studio in Chicago, IL. Mitran Mitran Studio held a 5-year contract as Music Producer for Harpo Productions and the Oprah Winfrey Show. They currently provide music for the Dr. Oz Show.

Ms. Seiden’s professional career includes a Master of Science degree from Johns Hopkins University, Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, and 22 years in biomedical research and administrative management in the field of Integrative Medicine.


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