Flutist and radio producer Pamela Whitman
is internationally recognized for bringing together people and cultures through her visionary style of interdisciplinary music-making and peace-making.
A descendent of great American poet Walt Whitman, Pamela earned her degree in flute performance from the University of Michigan. She has been the principal flutist of the Ocean City Pops Orchestra since 1989. She performs classical, world music and original meditation music on a collection of rare flutes from around the world, incorporating multiple creative mediums and genres. The L. A. Xpress has described her concerts as “a unique blend of compassion, technique, style, cultural diversity and personality.”
As a producer and performer, she has starred at such diverse venues as the Brooklyn Academy of Music; the Birendra International Convention Center in Kathmandu, Nepal; the Colden Center, Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China; the House of Blues in Hollywood, the Himalayan Hard Rock Cafe and New Thought Churches and Spiritual Centers around the country. Her international appearances also include performances at the Holland Festival in Amsterdam, the International Juni Festwochen in Zurich, Maggio Musicale in Florence, Italy, and a world premiere performance of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s La Scala Production, “Samstag Aus Licht” (Saturday From Light) in Milan.
A “Young Asia” (YATV) television documentary on Whitman’s work has aired in 17 Asian countries to an estimated viewing audience of 250 million people. “Young Asia” is a project of the Worldview International Foundation, with channels in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Vietnam, Nepal, India and more. In 2002 Artists for a Better World
honored Pamela in an international award ceremony in Hollywood for her humanitarian work as an artist.
Whitman’s three-year cultural exchange project with the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal included her groundbreaking production “Love the Earth, Love Your Neighbor.” The multimedia production included the first performance of a Native American artist in Nepal, featuring Lakota hoop dancer Kevin Locke in collaboration with Whitman and Nepal’s leading musicians. Whitman was the first American to host a radio program on the Himalayan Broadcasting Company. Her program “Miracles” broadcast to 1.5 million listeners weekly. She is currently the producer and host of WLFR fm’s “Miracle Revolution,” which broadcasts live weekly on 91.7 FM in New Jersey from 4-6 p.m. (ET). A student of A Course in Miracles
since 1989, Whitman lectures nationally about peace and A Course in Miracles
at New Thought Churches, yoga centers and spiritual centers. She has recently made guest appearances with best-selling authors Marianne Williamson (A Return to Love
)) and Don Jose Ruiz (The Fifth Agreement