Quality Repairs Since Gerald Ford was President
Flute Asylum is not taking much work currently, but feel free to check if I'm available for small  emergencies. While I'm no longer helping at Flute Center for now, I think they are a real asset to Chicago and I may help out there again after the summer. Chicago finally has a flute specialty shop for both repair and retail flute sales.

I didn't "sell" Flute Asylum to FCNY, other than some pads and tools which are hard to get lately (pandemic related). I'm keeping my current space to work on some tools and other things that I've had in mind for a while.

And no matter where you take your instrument for repair, if you don't feel it's working up to where it should be after the repair, be sure and let the shop know. Most repair techs really want to make the customer happy, and your input can help them do better work.

I'm hoping to stay in contact with everyone, my emails will still be active, so if you have any questions just drop me a line.

I'd also like to encourage younger people to get into the flute repair field, there is a lot of need for good people with all the fine flutes out there. Feel free to ask me about ways to get into the repair.


Tom Peterson

  • Chicago Area Flute Repair by Tom Peterson, former finisher/padder at Brannen Brothers
  • Straubinger and Muramatsu certified
  • Parts and pads in stock for Brannen Brothers, Powell, Muramatsu, Miyazawa, and other fine flutes
  • Tom is listed on the Brannen Brothers site as a "Brannen Brothers Endorsed Master Repair Technician"

Flute Asylum
410 S. Michigan Ave
Suite 520
Chicago, IL 60605


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