The Oldest, Continuously Made Low Whistle
Low D Whistles from Howard Music
Handmade in Sheffield, England, the Howard low whistle combines heritage craftsmanship with state-of-the-art acoustic design to create affordable whistles of exceptional quality.
Favoured by folk and jazz musicians across the globe, our low whistles are designed to help you sound your best, whether you’re a professional or a hobbyist.
The Howard low D whistle is renowned for its quality, yet it remains affordable due to its unique design. Loved by professionals and beginners around the world for its playability, modest breath requirement and sonorous sound.
First developed in 1974 by master craftsman Brian Howard, just three years after the famous Overton Flute, the Howard low D whistle is amongst the longest established and most respected Irish whistle on the market.
The Howard Low Whistle
What Our Customers Say
If you’re a seasoned whistle player then you’ll already have your own ideas about what constitutes the tone you’re looking for, but there’s a better than even chance that the Howard will give you something that no other whistle will”
– Stephen Howard (no relation), SH Woodwind Repairs
“I have tried many low whistles, and I have finally found THE one!”….
Etienne Guilpart -via email