My name is Barna Gabos, and I make flutes designed for traditional music (irish, breton, and other territories).
I love to work with different species of wood that make my instruments unique: Tigerwood, Blackwood, Mopane, Bamboo…
I designed the very first Bamboo Pratten flute, which was a technical challenge but proved rewarding.
It's a cracker, it sounds very good, and it's very reasonably priced. I was impressed when I first got it.Michel on Chiff & Fipple Forums
Barna has mastered the challenges of machining and boring bamboo to meet flute specificationsPaddler on Chiff & Fipple Forums
I have one of these. Great sound and beautiful instrument. Great work Barna!Kekoperera on Instagram
I really enjoy this flute. It's lightweight, lively, loud, and easy blowing.Daniel Chambo on Chiff & Fipple Forums
Congratulations for your work! I would not hesitate to order a new flute from you.Mathilde
This flute begs for expressiveness and then lets you do it.Janmarie Rhodes
I got an amazing bamboo flute in F, it has been nothing but absolute joy since I've received it.Ben McRabbak
After years of fine-tuning and improving my keyless models, I felt it was time to go a step beyond. **I'm happy to let you know I'm now offering keyed flutes**.…
Great news: **I'll be at Ennis Trad Fest this year**. A great occasion to try my flutes at a great festival! I'll bring some of my latest models in different w…