Welcome!

Welcome to the homepage of Eva Kingma, flutemaker. Our company exists since 1975. But we are 'standing on the shoulders of giants' such as, for example, Dirk Kuiper, Albert Cooper and Bickford Brannen. We specialize in manufacturing low flutes. The innovative "Key-on-Key mechanism" and the patented Kingma System® are designs of Eva Kingma.

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Flutes

The full range from the Alto flute to the Subcontrabass flute is made in our workshop in The Netherlands. Our flutes are hand-made and this allows us to be as flexible as possible. We are dedicated towards building instruments that suit the requirements and physical needs of our customers.

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Japanese Translation

A translation of our previous site in Japanese is generously made available by mr.T. Wazawa

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Where to meet

APR6 Spanish Flute Festival Valencia, Spain; April 6 - 8, 2018 [...]

APR20 Adams Flute Festival Ittervoort, Netherlands; April 20 -22, 2018 [...]

JUL20 Sir James Galway International Flute Masterclass Weggis, Switzerland; July 20 -29, 2018 [...]

AUG9 45th NFA Flute Convention Orlando FL, USA; August 9 - 12, 2018 [...]

AUG22 Grolloo Flute Session 4th Edition Grolloo, The Netherlands; August 22 - 26, 2018 [...]

OCT5 La Côte Flûte Festival La ville de Gland, Switzerland; October 5 - 7, 2018 [...]

Latest News

Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Flute Association

Eva Kingma is proud that she has been elected to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Flute Association at the 46th Convention of the NFA in Orlando (August 11, 2018).

At the award ceremony Bickford Brannen surprised me and the audience with a nice speech. Watch this speech through this link:

Announcing the fifth edition of the successful Grolloo Flute Sessions

An innovative flute course with Matthias Ziegler, Ian Clarke, Wissam Boustany, Tim Carey, Kamelia Miladinova and Eva Kingma. A week of inspired music-making and vibrant exchange of ideas around our workshop. GFS 5 will be held from August 21st until 25th, 2019.

For an impression of Grolloo Flute Sessions watch this video.... Please check the website of Grolloo Flute Sessions.

Grolloo Flute Sessions

The Matusi Membrane Headjoint

The Matusi Membrane Headjoint option is available on all our flutes and also on other brands. Please contact David Kerkhof

New: Trillkeys on Contrabass flute

Carla Rees about Kingma System Flutes

Carla Rees publishes extensive information about the Kingma System Altoflute and Bassflute.

alto bass

Straubinger pads

We have a collaboration with David Straubinger. All our instruments are provided with his wonderful Straubinger™ pads.

Video "Low Flutes"

This video is the full version of a video about our company and instruments.
Fragments of this video appear on the website.


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Video by Wouter Hasebos