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Who We Are

For more than 30 years, we've emphasized one thing above all else: Quality and Care. We understand the importance of purchasing a flute or getting your precious instrument repaired. That's why we pay close attention to every detail and only use genuine parts. 

About Our Repair Team

Yongin Namkung, Master Technician:

Get your flute repaired and serviced by the very best -        Mr. Yongin Namkung will work with you directly to fully customize your instrument to fit your playing style and needs.

 

Master Technician Yong-In Namkung has recently relocated to New York with his family after building an outstanding reputation at his own shop in Seoul, South Korea. Originally trained as a flutist, Yong-In was a member of the South Korean Airforce Band for three years before moving to Vermont to work at the Landell Flute factory.

 

He later received additional repair training by Brannen Brothers, Muramatsu, David Straubinger flutes and pads, Verne Q. Powell, Sankyo, and Burkart Flutes&Piccolos, and went on to become the Professor of Flute Making and Repair at Kuyungwon and Injae Universities. Upon returning to Seoul, Mr. Namkung opened up shop in the Seochodong/Seoul Arts Center district and quickly established himself as one of the most important figures in the Korean flute scene.

 

He developed his own line of student and intermediate instruments - NK Flutes - and had a full-service shop in Seoul, where he was the exclusive Korean importer of Powell, Brannen, and Burkart flutes, among many others.

 

One of five Brannen Brothers Authorized Repair Technicians in the USA. https://www.brannenflutes.com/us-repair-services

As a repair technician, Mr. Namkung has a long list of elite clients, including Robert Langevin, Linda Chesis, Gary Schocker, Yoobin Son, Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, Jasmine Choi, Demarre Mcgill, Judith Mendenhall, Erik Gratton, and Denis Bouriakov among many others.

 

We look forward to servicing your flute, helping you sell on consignment, or providing you with any further guidance from our store.

About Our Consignments

If you're looking to a sell flute, piccolo, or headjoint on consignment or buy one, you've come to the right place. We're known around the world for our quality instruments (from South Korea to Germany to Brazil and more)! Many of our clients stop into our shop in Manhattan and some even work with us from abroad. If you're interested in selling your instrument or headjoint, contact us today!

NKFlutes

148 West 68th Street Suite #1B

New York, NY 10023, USA

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