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Sam Murray (flute maker)

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Name  Sam Murray

Role  Flute maker

Sam murray flute

Sam Murray was a traditional flute maker from Belfast City, Ireland having recently retired. He made traditional Irish flutes for over 30 years. He was born in Belfast, where he worked for many years up until the early 2000s, when he moved to Galway City. His instruments are popular among Irish musicians and abroad.


Murray Flutes, makers of traditional Irish flutes for over 30 years. All instruments made in high grade African blackwood or Persian boxwood using sterling silver for rings and keys. Flute Models range from unkeyed to fully keyed and all flutes come with a free high quality and durable case. Over the last 30 years Sam has made instruments for players from all over the globe and his flutes can currently be heard in every continent.

Sean Murray has been working for Murray Flutes close to 20 years, specialising in the restoration and repair of instruments, both modern and antique. Sean also offers piccolos in the key of "D" in boxwood or blackwood and with sterling silver rings. Combined Sam and Sean have almost 50 years of experience in this field.

Sam Murray was born in Sailortown, Belfast, which no longer exists as it was demolished in place of the M2 motorway.

Sam murray flute


Sam Murray (flute maker) Wikipedia

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