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.

First NameLast NameCountryDescriptionDetails
Bernd Jung Germany Makes quenas, sideblown, and North American Indian flutes out of exotic tropical hardwoods View Details
Eugene Lambe Ireland Keyed and keyless flutes in African Blackwood View Details
Lark in the Morning USA Dealer carrying a wide variety of musical instruments, including flutes View Details
Glen Le Bot France Keyed and keyless flutes in D, Eb, and F View Details
Yvon Le Coant France Makes wooden keyless flutes and whistles, in addition to biniou and bombardes View Details
Gilles Lehart France Flutes, keyed and keyless in D, Eb, E, Bb, C, F, and G, also biniou and bombardes View Details
Geert LeJeune Belgium Keyed and keyless flutes, D, Bb, C, Eb, F, G, and other models. View Details
Mike Leonard USA Sells and repairs musical instruments, often including flutes View Details
Solen Lesouef France Keyed and keyless flutes in a variety of woods and keys; also restores and repairs flutes. One of the few female makers of simple-system flutes. View Details
M&E Flutes Ireland Keyless and keyed flutes in D, F, and Eb, in polymer. View Details
Terry McGee Australia Makes instruments derived from the best of the old makers, using local and imported timbers. He also makes cases for his own and other makers' instruments and does repairs and restorations. View Details
Donal McMahon Ireland No information available. View Details
Paraic McNeela IRELAND Manufactures and sells a variety of simple-system wooden Irish flutes (also Boehm-system flutes). View Details
Peter Merbeth France Instrument maker since 1976; flutes of blackwood and silver keys, also makes wooden low whistles View Details
Tony Millyard UK Pratten-style and Rudall-style flutes, keyed and keyless View Details
Stéphane Morvan France Wooden flutes in D, Eb, and Bb View Details
Sam Murray Ireland A well-known Irish flute maker; Sam reportedly closed his business and retired in 2015 View Details
Chris Norman Canada Flutes for traditional, baroque, and renaissance music in a variety of woods. View Details
Peter Noy USA Keyed and keyless flutes based on Rudall and Rose, Pratten, and other designs View Details
David O'Brien Ireland Keyed and keyless flutes in African blackwood View Details