alto curtals are ready! and soprano curtals in the making!
Instruments currently available
with very short lead times:
at original pitch
bass dulcian (466Hz)
I started making replicas of historical
bassoons in 1984 and modern bocals in 1993. For decades
based on the Lower East Side of New York, I relocated in
2014 near the shores of the
Bagaduce in rural Maine.
pages contain both information on current models as well
as glimpses of
the work I do as performer / composer / sound installation
all handmade to order with most models offering a choice of
wood, tuning options, and custom requests such as silver
Delivery times vary depending on the length of my waiting
list and can
be estimated when an order is placed. Please inquire about
deposits, or write for any further information.
I very much
enjoy, and am available for, restoration work of all kinds.
have moved! Please note the new address
below.. a recent NY
Times article, one from my new home town, and a local paper..
Southern Bay Road, Penobscot