New CD & Premiere by Nancy Stagnitta!

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 12:58pm

Powell artist, Nancy Stagnitta, has recently recorded a new CD with Grammy Award winning pianist, Bob James.  The CD titled "In the Chapel in the Moonlight" features a new work written by Mr. James titled "Odyssey" and features elements of both classical writing and jazz.

The duo was recently interviewed on Interlochen Public Radio, click here to listen!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 8:01am

Happy Thanksgiving

Powell Flutes will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  

We wish you and your family a happy and safe Thanksgiving.

3rd International Theobald Böhm Competition Winners!

Fri, 10/28/2016 - 2:12pm

Leonie Bumüller

Congratulations to the winners of the 3rd International Theobald Böhm Competition for Flute and Alto Flute, held in Munich, Germany this past week. Multiple prizes were distributed, and Ms. Leonie Bumüller was awarded the Special prize for Alto flute.  Ms. Bumüller was presented with a brand new Handmade Custom sterling silver, Lumina style headjoint donated by Powell Flutes. 

New Address!

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 10:33am

We haven't moved our workshop, but we have a new street address!

1 Mill & Main St.
Suite 300
Maynard, MA 01754

If you are using GPS to find us, please use 1 Clock Tower Place Maynard, MA 01754.

Introducing the Lumina

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 2:46pm

Lumina Ad

Verne Q. Powell Flutes is pleased to announce the debut
of our newest and most unique Handmade Custom Headjoint, the
Lumina,
a remarkable combination of colorful sound and immediate response. 

The Lumina… is described as “acrobatic” in nature,  freeing the player to move smoothly between octaves and over large intervals

What is Lumina?

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 2:01pm

What is Lumina?

Verne Q. Powell Flutes will officially announce the newest and most unique offering to its selection of Handmade Custom Headjoints – the Lumina – at the National Flute Association Convention in August 2016. 

New CD from Laura Chislett Jones

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 1:55pm

Flute Vox, Laura Chislett Jones

Powell player, Laura Chislett Jones recently released a new CD titled Flute Vox, featuring works by Takemitsu, Yu, Varèse, Smetanin, Tiutiunnik, Zadro, Vali, Dean, Cowie, Page, Kats-Chernin and Glyn.  Ms. Jones was joined by Stephanie McCallum (piano) and Thomas Jones (violin).

New CD from Dr. Elisabeth Moest!

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 9:20am

Powell player, Dr. Elisabeth Moest has released a new CD titled Accento Austria, music for flute and guitar.  This new release includes works by Cesar Bresgen, Mauro Giuliani, Alfred Uhl, Jan Truhlář, and Leonardo von /de Call.  Dr.

A special annoucement from Powell Flutes

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 9:22pm

From the earliest Powell flutes made in 1927 to the instruments finished today in our workshop, every Powell flute has a unique character and all bear a family resemblance.

Winter Shutdown

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 7:14am

Verne Q. Powell Flutes will be closed for our winter shutdown from December 25 through January 3, 2016.  Our workshop will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2016.

We wish you and your family Happy Holidays!

Honoring Bernard Goldberg at the Chicago Flute Club

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 2:44pm

Bernard Goldberg AutographOn Friday, Nov. 13th, Bernard Z. Goldberg received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chicago Flute Club at their Festival Awards Banquet. Awarded for distinguished leadership, the Lifetime Achievement Award is just one of the many feathers in Mr. Goldberg’s cap.

Bridget Bolliger: Dancing Shadows

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 10:01am

Bridget BolligerCongratulations to Powell Artist, Bridget Bolliger, on the fabulous review in Fanfare Magazine of her new release "Dancing Shadows."  Dancing Shadows features the music of Australia composer, Miriam Hyde.

Interview with Adam Walker: Prepping for a Concerto Performance

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 8:57am

Have you ever wondered what the preparation for a concerto is like, as compared to orchestra life? Adam Walker, FlutePowell Artist Adam Walker, fresh off a tour playing Principal flute with his band- The London Symphony Orchestra, took a few moments to chat with us in New York City. Just a few hours before boarding a plane for New Zealand, Adam sat down with us to give us a few words of wisdom for first time Concerto performers. Once in New Zealand, he will perform John Corigliano’s Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, “Pied Piper Fantasy”, with the Auckland Philharmonia. To find out more about the upcoming Nov. 5th performance, follow this link: http://apo.co.nz/concert-events/fairytales

Jean Ferrandis Masterclass at Ithaca College

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 8:48am

Master classes have the power to touch our musical lives in a very intense and memorable way. We’ve all been to inspirational classes which we remember to today. Powell Artist Jean Ferrandis recently gave a master class sponsored by Ithaca College and Powell Flutes on September 12th. The level of the performers not only impressed us, but also Jean Ferrandis. All four performers are students of Dr. Wendy Mehne at the Ithaca College School of Music, one of the nation’s top music schools.

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