Detail of flute keywork made by Peter Worrell

FLUTE HEADJOINT MAKING

Course overview | Make your own professional, thinned, wooden flute headjoint with expert flute maker, Robert Bigio.

From turning the joint to shaping the lip-plate to making a stopper and crown, make it yourself and change the sound of your flute playing.

Course director | Dr Robert Bigio: Internationally respected flute maker and author of the award winning book Rudall Rose & Carte: The Art of the Flute in Britain.

Materials | African Blackwood and silver. Other woods may be available on request.

Abilities | Suitable for adults and students over 16 years old: musicians, artisans and craftspeople. Some woodturning experience is desirable but not essential. Please Robert@bigio.com if you have had no practical woodworking experience at all before. It helps him plan the sessions.

Please note; if you have had prior woodturning experience you are more likely to complete your instrument satisfactorily within the course. If you do not finish we can arrange a continuation course for you.

Course length | 2 days

Dates | These courses are operated by Dr Bigio directly. For detailed information please go to his website.

www.bigio.com

Location | At Roberts Workshop in London

Flute Headjoint Making

Make a thinned wooden flute headjoint with Robert Bigio.