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
Patrick Olwell USA Keyless and keyed simple-system flutes in D, C, Bb, and other keys, styled after Rudall and Rose, Nicholson, and Pratten Perfected View Details
George Ormiston Scotland UK Keyed and unkeyed wooden flutes in F, Eb, D, C, Bb, and alto using African Blackwood View Details
Maurice Reviol New Zealand Keyed and keyless flutes in D, C, and other types of woodwinds; also does repairs View Details
Fred Rose UK Keyless simple system flutes in D View Details
John Rutzen Ireland keyless wooden flutes with tuning slide and other models View Details
Sakurai Flutes Japan Boehm-system wooden and metal flutes View Details
Brett Santin Canada Three-piece keyless flutes using a variety of woods View Details
Desi Seery Ireland Keyless Irish flutes in wood or delrin polymer View Details
Serenity Bamboo Flutes USA Bamboo flutes, walking sticks, and walking stick flutes View Details
Russel Serov Australia Maker of keyed wooden flutes for Irish music in African Blackwood and Australian Red Lancewood View Details
Nina Shorey USA Note that David Shorey passed away in 2015 and the business is now closed; the website remains with lots of good information View Details
Sloma and Mandrini Argentina Flutes and headjoints, Boehm and baroque systems, built in wood and precious metals View Details
Garry Somers Ireland Three models of flutes made in delrin (based on Pratten, Rudall and Rose, and a flute with a Boehm bore View Details
Sweetheart Flute Company USA Keyless Irish flutes in D and C, often has antique flutes for sale as well View Details
Damian Thompson Ireland Sligo-based flute player; makes flutes in different keys from wood & delrin View details
Doug Tipple USA Keyless flutes in PVC in a variety of keys View Details
Grzegorz Tomaszewicz Poland Production and repairs of recorders, flutes, pipes, and wooden copies of wind musical instruments from 15th to 18th century View Details
George Tortorelli USA bamboo flutes and Native American flutes View Details
Sébastien Villoing France Rudall-style Irish flutes, keyless and keyed View Details
Vintage and Rare Denmark Dealer of old flutes and many other instruments View Details