We are offering a small number of scholarships to young musicians. We will support your musical development by sending you an mk Chameleon. This is open to people aged 30 and under. If you are interested in this then please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief description of why this would be good […]
Developing a chromatic whistle of sorts was probably why I started making whistles in the first place. Trying to play a standard 6-hole whistle chromatically, while doable to some extent, has always been pretty awkward. While not impossible, those who try often report long journeys trying to get low whistles to play chromatically. This is […]
We haven’t been able to take studio photos of the newer bronze MK Whistles yet …but here’s one from the workshop in the mean time.
I thought I’d just follow up on Misha’s post about our search for inspiration for the “toob”. Last Christmas holidays I happened to be heading through Berlin to Italy to visit the in-laws – no direct flights from Scotland to Venice, it seems we Scots are condemned to only visit the south of Spain cheaply… […]
Misha has asked me to write a brief introduction to myself for the “toob” blog, to describe my background and interest in the project,and after him being so nice about me and all, I thought I’d better put out my side of the story.. so here goes…
For me designing the MK Low Whistle was a solitary affair: days, weeks, months and then years of slowly refining a process. When I did eventually start work on the Toob, MK’s chromatic whistle, I was working in exactly the same way that I always had been – on my own. It was while […]