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.
|Boehm-system blackwood flutes with sterling silver keywork; also makes blackwood-and-silver whistles in several keys.
|Two-piece Irish D flutes in African Blackwood. You can try before you buy.
|Makes flutes based on Pratten and Rudall and Rose models, unkeyed and block-mounted keys
|Akiyama Flute Company
|Boehm-system silver flute and wooden head joint maker.
|Keyless wooden flutes in D (and soon in Eb), made from Guayacan wood
|Maker of flutes (keyed and keyless) and French bagpipes
|Antique Sound Workshop
|Dealer in Irish flutes by several makers
|Makers of Irish flutes and uilleann pipes.
|Maker of wooden Irish concert flutes, wooden whistles, low whistles, bamboo flutes, and bodhran sticks.
|Flutes and digeridoos in bamboo in many keys.
|Keyed and keyless wooden flutes optimized for Irish music, based on Pratten, Rudall and Rose and Carte, or Hawkes.
|Flutes in D, Bb, and Eb based on designs of 19th century flutemakers as well as his own designs. Also repairs and restores flutes.
|Dealer of old, rare, and unusual musical instruments including flutes.
|Dealer of a wide variety of musical instrumentes, including bamboo and wooden flutes, Irish flutes, etc.
|Maker of transverse flutes, recorders, whistles, and low whistles.
|Wooden flutes with ergonomic keys for Irish and Breton music.
|Boorinwood Musical Instruments
|Keyed and keyless wooden flutes, fifes.
|Flutes in the Pratten style from ethically sourced exotic hardwoods (typically African Blackwood and Mopane) and Sterling silver keys and rings. Unless requested, flutes are three piece (single piece body) with a tuning slide.
|Maker of bamboo flutes
|Flutes for Irish and other traditional music in a variety of keys, based on acoustical models of 19th century makers. Casey's Folk Flute model is popular among beginners.