Welcome! Here are resources to help you learn to play the flute or make a flute, plus know more about the flute—all from author/musician/flutemaker Mark Shepard. There’s even a printable flute fingering chart. Enjoy the magic of flute!
Mark’s Flute Books!
How to Love Your Flute
Tips on how to learn to play the flute.
Tips on choosing, renting, and buying a new or used flute.
How to blow your first note.
A printable chart showing keys to press for the notes.
Rules for placing and tuning finger holes when making flutes.
Instructions for making quality simple flutes from PVC plumbing pipe.
An intro to flute acoustics.
Good books for getting into flute playing and making.
Info on flute books written by Mark.
Flutes online and off.
May we be made ever more perfect instruments.