Jonny Lipford is an award-winning musician specializing in the music produced with Native American flutes and a variety of world flutes. Since receiving his first flute in 2002 as a Christmas gift at the age of 13-years-old, Jonny has made his mark as one of the most admired and versatile musicians of the Native American flute. His progressive works span more than 16 independent albums, garnering a multitude of nominations and awards including the Indian Summer Music Award, Native American Music Award and both Flutist of the Year and Instructor of the Year by NASFA. Not only is Lipford a well-decorated artist, but he is also one of the most sought-after instructors for the Native American flute. In addition to this book, he has released online courses and content focused on those who want to continue growing as a flute player. He also teaches in group and one-on-one settings via video chat platforms. Jonny is based out of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he records and produces new music and instructional materials. His life-long goal continues to be writing and composing music that reaches new audiences and encourages inspiration within those that hear the voice of the Native American flute.