Our top quality simple system wooden flutes are
available for traditional music players at modern concert pitch (a=440Hz)
and also for flute bands playing at High British Band Pitch (a=452Hz).
The flutes are made by Tony and where keys are required,
they are fitted by Sophie
Festivals in 2018
See us in France at the "Le Son Continu"at The Château d’Ars
(formerly the St Chartier Festival) in mid July.
Check out some great new videos of Matt
Dean playing our traditional flutes
Traditional Simple System
offer models in the keys of D, G, Bb, A and F (the 6 finger note) based
upon the well known Pratten and Rudall Rose historic flutes. Players have
the option with the Pratten model of a powerful session instrument, or
the sweeter toned and slightly more responsive Rudall Rose.
Instruments are available in keyless form or with 2, 4, 6 or 8 keys as
We also make a flute in F +20 cents at the traditional pitch of Northumbrian
Pipes for those who wish to play with these pipes.
See the Traditional Flutes Page for details
on styles and temperament options and also for flutes currently available
If you would like to try one of our flutes, please contact us and we will
arrange to send one out to you on approval.
These flutes are available in the keys of Bb, F and a Piccolo in Eb. They
are based on the well known Hawkes and Son’s Crown AZ Models although
the acoustics have been modified to improve some inherent tuning problems
between the lower and middle registers of these historic flutes. See the
Band Flutes Page for more details.
Please contact us if you would like to try the flutes
and we will arrange for a demonstration flute to be sent to you.