Andrew Taher

KENA:

Ancient Flute of the Andes

Instructional Manual

LEARN TO PLAY THE KENA. This instructional guide teaches you the basic steps necessary to play the Andean Kena and Kenacho. Designed for students who neither read nor write music, traditional melodies are depicted graphically showing finger positions and notes. Comes with accompanying compact disk.

56 pages. PG-19

Andrew Taher plays wind instruments for Andean Nation. He formed the group in San Francisco, California, in 1995 after playing with Markahuasi for four years. Born in the United States, Andrew was raised most of his life overseas as the child of a Foreign Service Officer. He spent his high school years in Santiago, Chile, where he became fluent in Spanish and had the opportunity to travel in neighboring countries Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. Andrew has resided in Tijeras, New Mexico since 1996.

 Learn more about flutes of the Andes
Where to Purchase a Kena Flute
Where to purchase a Siku, Zampoña or Panpipes
Kena Playing Guide
Siku Playing Guide
How to Play Flutes of the Andes Video
Recorded Music of the South American Flute

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