Directory of Flute Makers and Dealers

If you know of a wooden flute maker or dealer who’s not included, please contact me.

Please note that a listing in the directory does not constitute an endorsement. If you are thinking about purchasing a flute from a particular maker, ask other flute players about that maker’s reputation. Note: many makers supply soft or hard cases with their flutes, but some don’t. If you’re looking for a good case, check out the flute cases page.

To search this directory, first select a column to search using the dropdown menu below (just above the text entry area). Last Name is the column to select if you’re looking for a particular maker. If you’re searching by country, type in the country’s name and choose “country” from the drop-down menu. Type UK into the search box if you’re looking for flute makers based in the United Kingdom, and USA for the United States. Other countries’ names are spelled out in full.

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First NameLast NameCountryDescriptionDetails
Carousel Music USA Musical instrument dealer, includes flutes. View Details
Dave Copley USA Flutes for Irish traditional music and wooden head joints for Boehm-system flutes View Details
Eamonn Cotter Ireland Simple-system flutes of African Blackwood or boxwood, keyless or up to 6 keys. View Details
Richard Cox Canada Two-piece and three-piece keyless simple-system flutes in D. View Details
Derek Curtis UK Unkeyed wooden D flutes based on Rudall and Rose. View Details
Arie De Keyzer Ireland Flutes and uilleann pipes View Details
Thierry Denni France Maker of fine keyed and keyless flutes based on 19th century English flutes, in D, Eb, C, B, Bb, and F View Details
Vincenzo Di Mauro Ireland Keyed and keyless flutes in wood and delrin, based on Rudall and Rose design. View Details
Victor Dols Spain Blackwood keyless flutes in D or Eb, based on either Rudall and Rose or Pratten Perfected. View Details
Martin Doyle Ireland Wooden Irish simple-system flutes; maker since 1983. Keyed and keyless, also wooden headjoints for Boehm-system flutes. View Details
Dusty Strings USA Musical instrument dealer; often has flutes in the store. View Details
Geoffrey Ellis USA Makes a variety of flutes, including Pratten-style keyless Irish flutes View Details
Alexander Eppler USA Boehm-system flutes and headjoints in wood and metal; flute repair and restoration View Details
Erik the Flutemaker USA Bamboo and keyless wooden flutes View Details
Jessy Flauti Italy Makes shakuhachi, bansuri, whistles, and Irish flutes, Native American flutes, quena, and other instruments in bamboo and wood View Details
Folk Friends Germany Musical instrument workshop and retail store; offers a variety of flutes, including Irish flutes, and provides repair and restoration services. View Details
Folkers & Powell USA Makers of baroque, renaissance, and other transverse flutes View Details
Rob Forbes USA Delrin-polymer keyless. tunable, Pratten-style Irish flutes View Details
Barna Gábos Hungary Irish flutes in D, Eb, and F, in a variety of woods (note in particular the Pratten-style bamboo flutes), and bamboo flutes in a variety of keys. View Details
Steffen Gabriel Germany Keyless wooden flutes, in traditional and budget models. View Details