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Join The Flute Gallery at the NFA Convention in Minneapolis!

The 45th Annual National Flute Association Convention is coming to Minneapolis on Thursday, August 10 – Sunday, August 13!

Are you attending the 2017 NFA Convention? This year’s event is at the Minneapolis Convention Center, and the Schmitt Music Flute Gallery is thrilled to be exhibiting! Be sure to FIND US AT BOOTH #128!


Visit Schmitt Music Flute Specialists Katie Lowry and Dr. Rachel Haug Root at booth #128, and shop a wide variety of instruments, headjoints, accessories, and music on display.


Schmitt Music works with several reputable financial institutions to help make your purchase easy and affordable. CLICK HERE to fill out an online application with First Mutual Finance and get pre-approved for a purchase at NFA!


Our Flute Specialist Katie Lowry is known around the country and the world as an expert in flute repair. Join us at booth #128 where Katie will be doing on-site repairs during the convention!


Wm. S. Haynes and The Flute Gallery are excited to give away a FREE FLUTE to one lucky convention attendee! When you stop by booth #128, you can enter to win a Haynes Amadeus 780 with a Classic headjoint valued at over $2,500!

“Flute Giveaway” entries will be collected through Sunday, August 13th at 2PM, and a winner will then be chosen at random; need not be present at the time of drawing to win.

Update – 8/13/17:

CONGRATULATIONS to Jessica V. from New Jersey – winner of our Haynes Amadeus 780 flute givewaway! Thanks to everyone who visited us at NFA!

Haynes Amadeus 780, flute giveaway!

Onsite registration for the National Flute Association Convention will be available beginning Wednesday, August 9 at 3PM. Not an NFA Member? You can get a 1-day exhibit hall pass for just $25! Visit the NFA website to learn more.

2017 National Flute Association Convention • Minneapolis, MN

This year’s convention celebrates the diversity of our membership, featuring varied musical traditions from jazz to world music, Baroque flute to flute choir, low flutes to piccolo, and tried-and-true standards to world premieres.

With 22 lakes, 180 parks, 50 miles of paths, and the mighty Mississippi running through downtown, Minneapolis is an urban playground. The city’s lush, green environment provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor events, a morning run, or a relaxing meal at a sidewalk café. Compact and easy to navigate, downtown Minneapolis is a one-stop destination: restaurants, theaters, shopping, and more!

CLICK HERE to learn more about the NFA Convention today!

Thinking about buying a flute at the NFA Convention? We want to make the process as easy as possible. Get pre-approved for financing here to take the guess work out of buying your instrument! Just read below and click “I Accept” to get started.


First Mutual Financing

Payments as low as $35.00. No down payment is required. Based on 12.99% Annual Percentage Rate & 60 month maximum term; minimum $1,000 financing. Payment also does not include tax, shipping or any accessories.