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The Seattle Flute Society offers resources to both members and non-members. Current SFS members can visit the Members- Only Resources page for access to our Lending Library, Teacher Directory, and much more. Non-members can view and submit to the Lost & Stolen Flutes database (below), our bi-monthly Newsletter, and our Memorials page.

Lost or Stolen Flutes

If you have a lost or stolen flute and would like it posted here, please email details to

December 18, 2012

Brannen Flute - Serial # 2466

Stolen from a home in north Seattle, WA. If you have any information or questions, please contact Judith Levine.

October 15, 2012

Miyazawa Flute, Model PB-202RH - Serial # 9871

Emerson Piccolo, Model EPI - Serial # 59874

Jupiter/DiMedici Vertical Bass Flute = Serial # L2072

These flutes were all taken in a home robbery between 8:30 AM and 12:30 PM from a home in Federal Way, WA. The police report is #12-241602.


February 2012

Emerson Flute Omega, Model MG2830F - Serial # 56691 (Open holed with a gold plated, engraved lip plate.)

Stolen from a home in Bellingham, WA. The case was left behind and it hasn't been played in over a year so the theft may not have been recent. Bellingham Police Report #12B-6912. If you have any information, please contact Alexa at (360) 689-6245 or"


October 2011

Verne Q. Powell - Silver/Gold Flute, Serial Number: 228 (Handmade Solid Silver Body and Foot Joint.)
4K Gold Head Joint: Berrington (No Serial Number)

Flute Case: Cherry Wood Case with the name "Sara E. Andoni" on top of the case; Flute Case Holder: Black Canvas Zipper case in the shape of a flute with extra zipper pocket.

Stolen from Arcadia, CA. If you have any information that may assist in locating the missing flute or any questions, please call Detective Hale at (626) 574-5161 RE: DR # 11-05137


January 10, 2006

Powell Flute, Serial # 3180. (Open holes, in-line G and B foot with gizmo, soldered tone holes and French arms.) 

Prima Sankyo Headjoint

The case has a sticker that reads "North Jersey Flute Center."

Left in the SeaTac Airport. If you have any information, contact Simon Dratfield at (212) 675-5795 or (917) 696-9883, or call the North Jersey Flute Center at (201) 791-4097.



Yamaha Flute 581 - Serial # 5920 (Silver flute with B-foot, open hole.)

Burkhart Headjoint, Serial # 531.

If you have any information, please contact flutist Pablo Sepulveda at (206) 527-1922