The Traverso Makers

The following individuals make baroque traversos (and also possibly classical flutes, keyed flutes as well as other instruments).

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Philippe Allain-Dupré
1 Impasse Levallois  /  93170 Bagnolet  /  France
tel: +33 (1)48979421
email: allain-dupre@club-internet.fr
Primarily a player and teacher; also makes Renaissance traversos, and baroque traversos after Quantz, Tortochot, and others

Anthony Arnold
Historical Instruments
47 Church St. Bramcote / Nottingham NG9 3HD / United Kingdom
tel: +44 (0) 115 9226631
email: anthony.arnold@flumonster.co.uk
http://www.musicadonumdei.org/Flutes/

Fridtjof Aurin
Lohengrinstr. 6 / D-40549 Dusseldorf / Deutschland
tel: +49 211 559 09 35  / fax: +49 211 559 14 07
email: see webpage.
http://www.aurinflutes.com

Thijs van Baarsel
35, chemin de Beauséjour / 01200 Bellegarde sur Valserine /  France
tel: 0033-450 48 38 10
tvbaarsel@gmail.com

Roberto Bando Historical Flutes
Johan Gramstraat 52  /  2522 XA Den Haag  /  The Netherlands
tel: +31 6 2911 0833
robertobando@gmail.com

Jean-François Beaudin
75 Principale / Frelighsburg / Québec J0J1C0 / Canada
tel: +1 450 298 5161
jfbeaudin@hotmail.com
http://www.flute-beaudin.com
Jean-François makes baroque traversos as well as a unique "Traverso Moderne" at 392, 415, and 440. Here is an article describing this unique traverso. The article appeared in Pan - The Flute Magazine (The Journal of the British Flute Society), June 2006.

Musikhandwerk Stefan Beck
Holsteiner Ufer 40-42 / D 10557 Berlin / Deutschland
tel. +49 (0)30 391 98 09
email: musikhandwerk@web.de
http://www.musikhandwerk.de/
Maker of renaissance and baroque traversos along with other historical and folk instruments

Roger Bernolin Traversos
23 rue Louis Boch / 74000 Annecy / France
tel +33 (0)4 50 46 03 57
email: roger.bernolin@dbmail.com
http://traversos-bernolin.com
Maker of baroque traversi including an inexpensive Rottenburgh model from resin.

Boaz Berney - Historical flutes
2151 Marie-Anne E.  / Montreal QC  / H2H 1M9  / Canada
email: boaz@berneyflutes.com
http://www.berneyflutes.com
Maker of renaissance, baroque, classical, and Viennese romantic flutes

Atelier für Traversflötenbau
Andreas Besteck
Im Gartenhof 1  / 4123 Allschwil / Switzerland
Tel.: +41 (0)61 482 06 07  / Fax: +41 (0)61 482 06 07
email: deroche.besteck@balcab.ch
http://www.traverso.ch
Maker of renaissance and baroque traversos

Phil Bleazey, maker of wooden flutes, whistles, and recorders
Gate Cottage  /  Street End  /  Canterbury  /  Kent CT4 5NP /  England
Tel: +44 (0)1227 700185
phil@bleazey.co.uk
http://www.bleazey.co.uk

Jean-Luc Boudreau
Recorder & Baroque Flute-making & Restoring
205 Sunnyside / Rosemère / Québec J7A 1N7 / Canada
tel. +1 450 979 6091, 1 888 979 6091 (toll free in America) / fax. +1 450 979 4551
email: jl.boudreau@boudreau-flutes.ca
http://www.boudreau-flutes.ca/

Roderick Cameron
P.O. Box 438 / 640 School Street / Mendocino CA 95460 / USA
email: rcameron@mcn.org

Eugene Crijnen has unfortunately passed away in 2016

Jan De Winne Baroque Traversos
44 rue de l'Augette  /  1330 Rixensart  / Belgium
tel: +32492 951505
email: jdw@ilgardellino.be

Daniel Deitch Historical Woodwinds
2607 Clement Street  / San Francisco, CA 94121  / USA
tel: +1 415 221-2735  / fax: +1 415 221-2735
email: dydeitch@sbcglobal.net
http://danieldeitch.com/index.html

Pierre Etchegoyen
4, Lauvinerie  / 19270 Sainte Féréole France
tél/fax : +33 5 55 85 74 13
http://www.flutesbaroques.com
(As of 2017 Pierre has stopped making flutes due to an allergy)

Martin Doyle
http://www.martindoyleflutes.com/baroque-flutes.html
Martin primarily makes Irish flutes but he also makes a traverso after Rottenburgh.

Flötenbau Thomas Fehr
Hulfteggstr. 13  /  CH-9534 Gähwil  /  Switzerland
Skype: thomas_fehr
Tel. & Fax.: +41 (0)44 926 65 26
thomas.fehr@floetenbau.ch
http://www.floetenbau.ch

Folkers & Powell
Folkers and Powell permanently closed their workshop in 2010.
http://www.baroqueflute.com

John Gallagher
127 High Street / Elkins, West Virginia 26241, USA
Tel: +1 (304) 636-8688
johnnygallagher@hotmail.com
Maker of baroque and classical simple-system flutes, plus Rudall Rose and Pratten 8-key instruments for Irish music.

Benjamin Jonas Glauser
Zwischen den Toren 14
5000 Aarau Switzerland
+41 (0)79 715 29 05
info@fluteworkshop.ch
http://www.fluteworkshop.ch

Andreas Glatt passed away in 2013.

Gilbert Gros
Babillane
140 Chemin de la croix de Gêne
F38470 Malleval en Vercors
France
Tel : +33 (0)4 76 36 08 59
email: babillane@gmail.com
http://www.babillane.ee
Maker of renaissance flutes and recorders

Marcelo Gurovich
Argentina
marcelogu2000@yahoo.com
http://www.mg-woodwinds.com.ar

Jan Hermans
Braambeslei 11  / 2950 Kapellen / Belgium
tel +32 3 666 89 33  / fax +32 3 666 89 33
http://www.historicalwoodwinds.be
Hermans makes traversi after Rottenburgh, Grenser (C.A., A. and J.H.), Rippert and Hotteterre. He also makes oboes and recorders.

Takesa Keigo, Hotteterre & Co.
Japan
email: traverso@hotteterre.jp
http://www.hotteterre.jp

Guido Klemisch
Frithjofstrasse 71  / D 13089 Berlin  / Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)30-47307098  / Fax: +49 (0)30-47307098
email: info@guido-m-klemisch.de
http://www.guido-m-klemisch.de
Klemisch makes recorders and also baroque traversos after Naust, Scherer, Quantz, and Grenser

Markus Lederer
Ziegelrain 21  /  74549 Wolpertshausen / Deutschland
tel: +49 7904-942285  
email: lederer@traversfloetenbau.de
http://www.traversfloetenbau.de

Terry McGee
61 Calder Cres  / Holder ACT 2611  / Australia
tel +61 (0)2 6288 8006  / fax +61 (0)2 6287 4263
email: terry@mcgee-flutes.com
http://www.mcgee-flutes.com/
Flutes for Irish, classical, and early music

Kiyoto Mashima
1-9-44-610 Miyasaki, Miyamae-ku, Kawasaki-shi  / Kanagawa-ken, 216-0033  / Japan
tel +81 (0)90 1654 2195
email: k.fl.massi@tbe.t-com.ne.jp
http://www2.tbb.t-com.ne.jp/traverso_massi/home.html
Baroque flutes after Stanesby Jr, Scherer, Lot, GA Rottenburgh, Hotteterre.

Jean-Jacques Melzer
22, avenue du Grand Cerf  / 93220 GAGNY  / France
tel: +33 (0)1 43 09 56 46
email: jjmelzer@hotmail.com

Sam Murray
1 Exchange Place  / Donegal Street  / Belfast, BT1 2NA  / Northern Ireland
tel: +44 2890 332 160 or +44 1232 332 160
Primarily a maker of Irish flutes; he also makes Rottenburgh and Grenser copies.

Fabio Di Natale
Via Moscova 66  / 20121 Milano  / Italy
tel: +39 (0)2 6552398
email: infos@concertflutes.it
http://www.concertflutes.it

Peter Noy Flutes
1029 NE 69th St  / Seattle, WA 98115  / USA
tel: +1 206 729 1903
email: cwpn@mindspring.com
http://www.noyflutes.com/

Alain Polak
c/Bailèn 200, 1º-1ª  / E-08037 Barcelona  / Espana
tel: +34 93 457 1749
email: alainpolak@telefonica.net
http://www.flautotraverso.com

Karl Pfretzschner
Marienplatz 1  /  D-96317 Kronach  /  Deutschland
tel: +49 9261 20252
email: kp@toene-in-holz.de
http://www.toene-in-holz.de

Simon Polak
Biezendijk 32  / 5465LD Zijtaart  / the Netherlands
tel: +31 413367350 or +31 653323202 (mobile)
email: simonpolak@earlyflute.com
http://www.earlyflute.com chris.raven@gmail.com +44 (0)7775 674013 http://www.ravenflutes.co.uk/

Chris Raven
Dorking, England
tel: +44 (0)7775 674013
email: chris.raven@gmail.com
http://www.ravenflutes.co.uk/
Chris makes an inexpensive Palanca copy for students

John Rutzen
Liafin, Linsfort, Buncrana,  / Co.Donegal, Ireland
tel: +353 77 63135
email: rutzen@iolfree.ie
http://www.johnrutzen.com/
Primarily Makes Scottish smallpipes and folk flutes, and makes a baroque flute by Paul Villars and a Flute D'Amour by Stanesby Junior

Ralph Sweet
Sweetheart Flute Company  / 32 South Maple Street, Enfield, CT 06082
Tel. +1 860 7494494
email: ralphsweet@aol.com
http://www.sweetheartflute.com
Ralph makes an inexpensive baroque flute with 415 and 440 joints. He has recently revised this flute to have a more authentic baroque embouchure.

Giovanni Tardino
Localita Santo Pietro 10  / 00030 Genazzano (Roma)  / Italy
tel/fax +39 (0)6 95570049
email: mail@giovannitardino.it
http://giovannitardino.it

Grzegorz Tomaszewicz
tel: +48 663 401 235
email: gtmusicalinstruments@gmail.com
http://gtmusicalinstruments.com

Rudolf Tutz
Schullernstrasse 11  / A-6020 Innsbruck  / Austria
tel: +43 512 391 391
email: office@tutz.at
http://www.tutz.at

Remko van der Vegt
Hertshoornstraat 18  / 6813 EJ Arnhem  / The Netherlands
tel: +31 264453505
email: remko.vandervegt@gmail.com
http://remkovandervegt.nl

Friedrich von Huene
von Huene Workshop  / 65 Boylston Street  / Brookline, MA 02445  / USA
tel: +1 617 277 8690
email: vonhuene@world.std.com
http://www.vonhuene.com

Alain and Stéphanie Weemaels
11 Avenue de l'Helianthe  / 1180 Bruxelles  / Belgique
tel & fax: +32 2 374 2041
email: info@weemaelsflutes.be
http://www.weemaelsflutes.be

Martin Wenner
Aluminiumstrasse 8  / D-78224 Singen  / Deutschland
Tel. +49 7731 / 64085  / Fax. +49 7731 / 64087
email: wenner.singen@t-online.de
http://wennerfloeten.de/

Alain J.W. Winkelman
Hornbergstr. 17  / 8200 Schaffhausen  / Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)52 625 37 36
email:alain@winkelman.ch
http://www.winkelman.ch/musikhaus/index.cfm

Tokinori Yanagita
1758 Uneme-cho  /  Yokkaichi-shi  /  Mie-ken 510-0954  /  JAPAN
tel. +81 (0)80 8036 2198
email: yanagita.tokinori@gmail.com
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