Other Flute Related Sites

Flute Associations, Universities, Organizations
Modern Flute Makers
Commercial Flute Sites
Repair, Maintenance and Supplies
Baroque Flutes
Irish Flutes
Shakuhachi Flutes, Bamboo Flutes, Bansuri and Other Flutes
Native American Flutes
Flute Mailing Lists, Discussion Groups

Flute Associations, Universities, Organizations

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·         American Musical Instrument Society - all aspects of the history, design, construction, restoration, and usage of musical instruments in all cultures and from all periods.

·         The Bate Collection of Musical Instruments - Flute check list.

·         The Greater Boston Flute Association - Calender, events, members' home pages.

·         British Flute Society - 2008 International Flute Convention, membership info, events, links.

·         The Dayton Miller Flute Collection at the Library Of Congress - Laurent's glass flute, on-line catalog, search engine, measurements and much more.

·         The Finnish Flute Association - Finnish flute maker, members list, links, education program, etc.

·         The Florida Flute Association - Membership, flute fair program, competitions, activities.

·         The Hong Kong Flute Association

·         The Hong Kong Flute Centre where all flute wonders begin

·         Houston Flute Club - Upcoming recitals, master classes, competition, Flute Festival and cool flute and music links.

·         Flute Society of Kentucky - Calender, newsletter, classified, links and more.

·         The Marcel Moyse Society - Dedicated to preserving the legacy of this artist and master teacher.

·         National Flute Association - 4,500-member strong, almost all flute players. Information about membership, competitions, library addendum, etc.

·         The New York Flute Club - List of directors, concerts, NY Flute Fair, newsletter, competition, etc.

·         Ottawa Flute Association - Events, Who's Who, Directory of Flute Teachers, etc.

·         The Pappoutsakis Memorial Fund - The Pappoutsakis competition, winners, history, board members, etc.

·         The Greater Portland Flute Society - Calender, library, newsletter.

·         Seattle Flute Society - Flute Festival, Frank Horsfall History.

·         Flute Society of Washington - Regional flute events, membership, flute links.

·         The Wayne Sorensen Collection of Woodwind Instruments. National Music Museum. A flute by Louis Lot, a Boehm & Mendler and a Cornelius Ward.

Modern Flute Makers

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·         The Abell Flute Company - Modern wooden flute and whistle maker.

·         Akiyama Flutes - Nostalgia for the early 19th century.

·         Altus Flutes - Company background, specialty flutes and accessories.

·         Arista Flutes - Handmade flutes and headjoints in wood, gold and silver.

·         Bertrem Flutes - Handmade Bb, C and Eb flutes, flute repair.

·         Robert Bigio - player and builder of silver, gold, and wood flutes and heads.

·         Boosey & Hawkes - Manufacture and distribution of musical instruments.

·         Brannen Brothers Flutemakers - Manufacturee of flutes.

·         Anton Braun - Wood and silver flutes, wood piccolos.

·         Burkart Flutes & Piccolos - History of company, "Flute Fitness" Video, excerpts from "Complete Guide to the Flute", very informative.

·         Drelinger Headjoint Co. - flute and piccolo headjoints.

·         Emanuel Flutes, Boston - Flute maker.

·         Emerson Flutes & Piccolos

·         Alexander Eppler- Maker of moderately priced flute, wood headjoints, piccolos with C# trill key and C foot and alto flute.

·         Martin Gordon - Headjoints, repair and engraving.

·         Guo Flutes

·         The late Ewen McDougall - flutes and headjoints.

·         Gary Lewis designs and makes new flutes while continuing to study and restore vintage flutes.

·         Gemeinhardt Flutes Web tour of flute factory!

·         Tom Green Flutes - History, products, FAQ's, estimate.

·         Wm. S. Haynes - History, products, news.

·         Jupiter Band Instruments - Flute News, di Medici Flutes, vertical bass flutes.

·         Keefe Piccolo Company - For the piccolo specialist and for those who need to sound like one.

·         Eva Kingma - Alto, bass and contra bass flutes.

·         Tom Lacy Flutes - Unique key mechanism.

·         Lafin Headjoints

·         Jonathan Landell - Flute maker.

·         Lopatin Flute Company - Flute maker.

·         John Lunn - Flute maker, Hands On! flutist healthcare newsletter.

·         Ian McLauchlan - Maker of headjoints for flute & piccolo.

·         McKenna Flutes - Experimental flutes.

·         Matit Flutes - Carbon fiber flutes.

·         Miyazawa flutes and Hammig piccolos.

·         Muramatsu Flutes.

·         Nagahara Flutes.

·         Parmenon Flutes - G# mechanism, resonant B foot .

·         Pearl Flutes/Orpheus Music - Headjoints, model specifications, prices.

·         Verne Q. Powell Flutes, Inc. - Catalog, factory tour, new products.

·         Howel Roberts - Wood flutes and headjoints in grenadilla, cocobolo, cocuswood and eller boxwood.

·         Sankyo Flutes - History, catalog, flute d'amore.

·         Selmer Flutes

·         Dana Sheridan - Prices, flutes and headjoints.

·         Slomka and Mandrini - Wood flutes and headjoints.

·         Eldred Spell - Maker of piccolo headjoints.

·         Straubinger Flutes, Inc. - Pad FAQ's, prices, links.

·         Williams Flutes - Flutejazz, brochure, pricing, etc.

·         Yamaha Flutes

Commercial Flute Sites

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·         All Flute Plus - Instruments, sheet music, CD's, accessories, etc.

·         Atelier korri - Flute sales and expert service. Picture of Elaine Shaffer.

·         Tony Bingham - All sorts of old, rare and unusual musical instruments.

·         Cincinnati Flute Works - New and used instruments, repair services, clinics, etc.

·         Dagan Fluitatelier in The Netherlands - Auction, second hand flutes, prices, list of flute teachers.

·         Flutacious - New and used handmade flutes, insurance info, appraisals.

·         Flute Center of New York - New and used professional and vintage flutes.

·         Flute Company - Flute boutique features an informative guide to flute care, maintenance, repertoire, technique, and more.

·         Flute Finders - Buys and sells professional instruments.

·         Flute Lover's Emporium - Flute gifts.

·         Flute Market - buying, selling and consigning flutes, flute lessons.

·         Flute Network - Classified listing, buying and selling instruments, list of stolen instruments, repair services, etc.

·         The Flute Pro Shop - New and previously owned instruments, services and accessories.

·         Flute Specialists - Robert Johnson, technical director, chief repair technician, appraisals.

·         la flute Traversiere in Paris - Headjoints by Salvatore Faulisi, sales, repair.

·         Flutes Online - New & used flutes, handmade flute jewelry, accessories, etc.

·         Flutewise Magazine - Sample articles.

·         Flute World - Flute sheet music and CD catalogs, new flutes prices, consignment flutes and headjoints, repair services.

·         Inspector's Gadgets - Dean Yang, Muramatsu, Emanuel, Little Piper, Just Flute, flute classified ads.

·         International Musical Suppliers - On-line catalog, clinics, repair, hand selection of flutes and piccolos.

·         Just Flutes - British flute specialists, printed music.

·         Lombardo Music Publications - Arrangements & compositions for flute and flute choir.

·         John Myatt - Woodwind and brass instruments. Catalog and price list.

·         David and Nina Shorey - Antique flutes.

·         J.L. Smith - New & used flutes, headjoints, flute accessories, etc.

·         Sweetheart Flute Co. - Maker of flutes, fifes, flageolettes, tabor pipes, whistles.

·         Syrinx - Hong Kong Flute Workshop.

·         Topwind - Instruments, CD catalog, sheet music, repairs, magazine, etc.

·         JB Weissman Music Company - Wide selection of professional and student model flutes.

·         Wichita Band Instrument Co. - Kansas music store.

·         Winds101 - High quality flutes at wholesale prices.

·         Wind World - Explore the world of wind instruments. The Woodwind Quarterly, books, plans, tools and supply catalog, wind instrument research and much more.

·         Windplayer Magazine - Instrument classified ads, articles, wind players profiles, manufacturer listing, new products.

·         Woodwind and Brasswind - On-line shopping, Natsuki, Emerson, Moennig flutes and pricing.

·         The Woodwind Group - Austrialian flute dealer.

Repair, Maintenance and Supplies

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·         Altieri Bags - Musical instrument bags.

·         Cavallaro Case Covers - price list, how to make a tracing, ordering, etc.

·         Andrew Crawford - Musical instrument cases.

·         Doctor Syntek - Key oil, bore oil and cork grease.

·         Ferree's Tools - Specializes in making quality band instrument repair tools and stocking supplies and accessories for band instrument technicians.

·         Alberto Grossi Woodwinds - Professional instrument repair for flutes, oboes and clarinets.

·         Paul Harrington's repair business.

·         Roger Holman Enterprises - the original piccolo flag home page

·         Helen Kavanagh Woodwind & Brass - Wind instrument repair in UK.

·         Lori Lee - Flute repair in San Francisco

·         Nahok Flute Case Cover - German fabric, very well made and cool design with bright colors.

·         Northwind Cases – French cases for flute and piccolos.

·         Carolyn Nussbaum - Service & repair, flute accessories, classified ads.

·         Anne Pollack - master flute technician, flute consignment and sales.

·         Ellen Ramsey Flutes - Flute repair in Denver, Colorado, consignment and sales.

·         Brian Powley Flute Engraving

·         Jims Schmidt's new invention JS pads - descriptions, installation tips, pricing.

·         Music Traders - Instrument repair, directory of music industry, classifieds.

·         Wirkkala Designs - Case covers, flute bags.


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·         Joachim Andersen - The Infography about Joachim Andersen (1847-1909).

·         Julius Baker- CD's, bio, events, exercise book.

·         William Bennett- Discography, articles on Rampal and Dufrene.

·         Emily Beynon - Repetoire, CD's, bio, reviews.

·         Bob Chadwick - Multi-flute flutist in Houston, TX.

·         Paul Cheneour - Flautist/Composer.

·         Claudia's Flute Page - Incredible resources on flute players, music, books and much more.

·         Andy Findon's home page

·         Bart Feller - Principal Flute of the New Jersey Symphony and the New York City Opera, Mozart Flute Quartet project, Elysian Fields, audio samples.

·         James Galway's home page

·         Patrick Gallois - Bio, discs, photos.

·         Stefan Hosduldsson - Principal Flute of the Met, audio and video clips.

·         Ron Korb - Information on the music and career of Bamboo flutist Ron Korb.

·         Larry W. Krantz - Very interesting flute subjects, Lot, Gilbert, books, list of stolen flutes and more.

·         Larry W. Krantz - Stolen flute list.

·         Carla Rees' home page. Rarescale - Promoting new music for alto flute.

·         Ruth Ann McClain's Flute Connection.

·         John Rayworth's home page. Flutes and MGB's. Pictures of Rudall Carte wood flute with close up of its oval embourchure.

·         Joseph Wilds Sallenger's Favorite Flutes - Pictures of flutes by Berteling, RRC, Rive, Conn, Bettoney, etc.

·         Gary Schocker - Compositions, interview, bio, program notes.

·         Mark Shepard's home page - how to make a PVC pipe flute, storytelling.

·         Andrew Sterman - Old french flutes, teaching studio.

·         Alexa Still - Recordings, photos and sound productions.

·         Keith Underwood - Maserclasses, muscle of the face.

·         Alan Weiss - Sample recordings, reviews, performances and reviews.

·         Henrik Wiese's Home page.

·         Ransom Wilson - Concert schedules, recordings, master classes.

·         Rick Wilson's Historic Flutes page.

·         John Wion's Home page

·         Trevor Wye's Home page

Baroque Flutes

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·         Fridtjof Aurin - Transverse Flutes.

·         Jean-Francois Beaudin - Modern baroque flutemaker, flute plans.

·         Boaz Berney - Historic Flutes.

·         Stefan Beck - Baroque flutemaker and more.

·         The Early Music Shop - Folk and early musical instruments, new and used, catalog and price list.

·         Thomas.Fehr - Baroque flutemaker.

·         Folkers & Powell - Excellent early music site and flute makers.

·         Historical Woodwinds - maker of renaissance and baroque recorders and of baroque flutes.

·         von Huene Workshop, Inc. - John Solum recorded on one of his replicas.

·         Lar's Baroque Corner - Fingering charts and flute care.

·         Peter Noy - Restorations & Repairs. Fine craftsman in woodwinds. Wooden Boehm headjoints and crowns.

·         Original Flutes - Flute collection of Michael Lynn.

·         Simon Polak - Early flutes.

·         Claire Soubeyran - Flutes from Hotteterre to ring keyed Louis Lot.

·         R. Tutz - Remakes, repairs, restoration, custom solutions.

·         Prescott Workshop is devoted to making copies of historical woodwinds of the finest possible quality.

Irish Flutes

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·         Bleazey - Wooden Flutes, hand made by P.G. Bleazey

·         Burke Whistles - Aluminum, brass and comoposite whistles.

·         Casey Burns - Wind instrument maker, Irish flutemaker.

·         Chiff & Fipple - The ultimate guild to tin whistle.

·         Forbes Flutes - Delrin flutes.

·         A Guide to the Irish Flute - Long list of wooden flutemakers.

·         Skip Healy - Flutes, fifes, and piccolos in wood and sterling silver.

·         Mark Hoza's Kything Flutes - Maker of Irish style flutes and wooden headjoints.

·         KiwiCelt Wooden Flutes - Simply beautiful instruments.

·         M & E Flutes - Irish style flutes in durable polymer materials by Michael Cronnolly.

·         Terry MeGee's flute catalog.

·         Desi Seery - Keyless flute machined from tough Dupont Delrin acetal resin.

·         Doug Tipple's PVC Irish flutes - Fingering chart, Dizi, buyer's guide and makng simple Irish flutes.

·         Paddy Ward Flutes - Flutes in African Blackwood, Mopane and Boxwood.

·         Chris Wilke's flute page. Beautiful pictures.

·         Windward Flutes - Pratten Sessions Flute in D or Eb.

·         Wooden Flutes - site on Irish Flutes, books, links, building, playing, listening.

Shakuhachi Flutes, Bamboo Flutes, Bansuri and Other Flutes

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·         2 Measures at a time - 2 Measures programs for the Dizi.

·         Aquarian Survival Flutes - Hand-crafted by C. Michael Smith from a recycled and specially molded high-impact polypropylene.

·         Bamboo Music/Mujitsu Shakuhachi - Ken LaCosse, shakuhachi maker.

·         Cloud Hands Music - Bamboo flutes and shakuhachi by Peter Ross, Kobayashi Ichijo, Tom Deaver and Kimura Kanzan.

·         Ceramic flutes and whistles - Unique ceramic instruments made by N. California musician Barry Hall.

·         Fujara Flutes - Hand crafted flutes, double flutes, beautiful gallery.

·         Hall Crystal Flutes - "Pyrex" glass aboriginal instruments.

·         Japanese flutes - Wealth of information on the Japanese flute and interesting links.

·         Kolbe Flutes - Flute maker Michael Howard.

·         Mejiro, Inc. - Tokyo store devoted to Shakuhachi, Shinobue, and tools for making flutes.

·         David Philipson's home page - Bansuri player, many useful India related links.

·         Sound Creations - Handmade folk instruments including bamboo flutes and shakuhachi.

·         Sunreed Instruments - Bamboo flutes and saxophones.

·         Tai Hei Shakuhachi Flutes - Maker. Great Shakuhachi source and links.

·         Jeff Whittier - Master Bansuri Craftsman.

Native American Flutes

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·         Coyote Clay- Native American Flutemaker, many flute pictures.

·         Heartsong Flutes - Native American flutes and carvings

·         Flutes from Coyote Oldman


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·         African Blakcwood Conservation Project - all about grenadilla.

·         The American Bamboo Society - Bamboo resources on the Internet.

·         Back Woods Home Magazine - Here's how to make a musical bamboo flute .

·         Arthur Benade's research files. The John W. Coltman Archive.

·         Carousel Publications - Flutes from around the world.

·         Classical Net - Mr. Dave Lampson's contirbution to music lovers.

·         Flute Acoustics - Understanding the flute.

·         Flute Fingerings Guide - 400 plus flute fingerings.

·         Flute.tk - Flute portal with many links.

·         How to make your own flute - Craft manuals & books.

·         The Italian Music Home Page - Very extensive music resources, libraries, instrument makers, etc.

·         Lark In The Morning - Huge musical instrument catalog. An ocassional Lot flute.

·         Muramatsu's CD corner. Quite a few flute CD's.

·         Neanderthal Flute - Oldest known musical Instrument.

·         University of New South Wales - Music acoustics, virtual flute, fingerings.

Flute Mailing Lists, Discussion Groups

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·         FLUTE: listserv@listserv.syr.edu.

·         Flute discussion groups on Yahoo.

·         Louis Lot discussion group.

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