David Rose

Native American Flute and World Music Located at the Perfect 5th

Title: Instructor of Native American Flute and World Music.

Genres: Native American

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

Education: Harrisburg Community College

David Rose's Summary

Spirit Wind Records recording artist David Rose, of Mexican and Native American heritage (Choctaw/Cherokee), is a lifelong musician with a creative passion which leads him to push the boundaries of the Native American flute. David's release for Spirit Wind Records, "Wind Dance Under The Moon,” was awarded best Native American Flute album of 2013 by One World Music/UK, it was #1 on the One World chart, and ranked on the zonemusicreporter.com New Age chart. Two songs from this album received nominations for ISMA(Indian Summer Music Awards) in the Native American Flute Category: "Emerald Pool" and "Sandstone Wind Song."

Most recently, his flute music was featured on internationally acclaimed Mars Lasar's Tahoe Spirit. Music from this CD was used in Jeff Corwin's MSNBC documentary 100 Heartbeats. As a solo performer, David has performed at weddings, art gallery openings, historical venues, libraries, public events, multi-cultural events, charity events, and educational functions. In 2008, he performed as part of the The Gatherings Concert Series in Philadelphia, PA, hosted by Chuck van Zyl, host of Stars End radio program, aired on WXPN 88.5

David recently released an album with percussionist/producer Pete Barnhart entitled, "Falling To Grace." He was a session artist with pianist Dan Kennedy on the album "Bloom Road." David is featured on the album “Tahoe Spirit” by the double platinum international recording artist/producer/composer Mars Lasar. David Rose's music can be heard in broadcast and video media including in conservationist Jeff Corwin's MSNBC documentary “100 Heartbeats.” He also has appeared in broadcast concerts for “The Gatherings” series which is broadcast on the WXPN [Philadelphia] radio program “Stars End” hosted by Chuck van Zyl. Rose has also appeared on the mainstay national radio program for new age performers – Echoes with John Diliberto. David Rose lives with his wife, Cindy, and two cats in Elizabethtown, Pa.

He is a graduate of the Music Technology and Marketing program of Harrisburg Area Community College. Teaching activities include workshops and lectures in flute performance and recording.

Rose is also a music industry consultant offering recording, mixing, marketing and online training services.


Instruments Rose teaches include:

  • Native American Flute
  • Bansari/Transverse Flute
  • Frame Drum
  • Djembe/Percussion
  • Cajon/Percussion
  • Guitar
  • And children's summer camps