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This website is for people who are interested in learning Irish music on the flute—in particular the simple-system (six-hole) transverse flute, sometimes referred to as the “Irish flute.”
The guide explains the differences between types of flutes, offers tips on how to choose a flute, and provides advice and resources to help you learn how to play. It also has information on flute maintenance and repair.
- Check out the directory of wooden (and bamboo) flute makers and dealers.
- Read interviews with noted flute players and flute makers.
- Explore our list of recommended flute players.