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Low Flutes Committee

The Low Flutes Committee has compiled guides and listings for flutists and educators interested in learning more about low flutes. You can find these resources through the links below.

User Guide

Selected Alto Flute Repertoire

Selected Bass Flute Repertoire

Low Flutes Manufacturers

Committee Members


Sharyn Byer directs Columbia Flute Choir, is principal flutist of Capital City Symphony and teaches at Columbia Institute of Fine Arts. She has performed with the NFA Prof. Flute Choir, tours with Int’l Flute Orchestra and is a past president of the Flute Society of Washington, DC.


Mariana Gariazzo holds academic positions at Texas A&M University and The University of Illinois Chicago. MM Yale Univ. and DMA Univ. of Texas at Austin. She actively collaborates with composers in commissioning, recording and performing new music for C, alto and bass flutes. She chairs the NFA Diversity & Inclusion Committee.


Marion Garver is a San Diego-based low and Kingma flutes specialist. She holds degrees from California Institute of the Arts and UCSD. She is a member of the Low Flutes Committee, NFA, and the Low Flutes Advisor of the Flute Guild of Calgary. 


Paige Dashner Long, Altus Artistdirects Metropolitan Flute Orchestra, summer residence New England Conservatory, Daytona State College Flute Choir and Florida Flute Orchestra. Performs and directs festivals internationally. She is a past president Greater Boston Flute Association


Chris Potter is an internationally recognized alto and bass flute soloist, conductor, composer and arranger. She conducts a low flutes choir at the Galway Festival in Switzerland and recently was a featured soloist at the 2nd International Low Flutes Festival in Japan. She has many published books, including Alto and Bass Flute Methods available on Amazon around the world.