I have known Subhash Thakur the popular flute maker from Delhi for the past few years and have seen and also used his flutes in many of my concerts. Some of my student are also playing on the flutes made by him. I find that the quality of his Bansuri is excellent and the bamboos used by him for making the flutes are of very high quality. Also Subhash Thakur is a flute player himself and has a wonderful knowledge of making good tuneful Bansuris. I wish him all the best and a bright future in making the best Bansuris.
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia
I am so satisfied with Subhash's Dedication to flute making. He tunes each and every note to 100% perfections. He also brings out the deep tone (jawari). May god bless him so that he can serve all the leading flute players around the world. i am playing his flutes in my concerts with great satisfaction.I am so touched to see the deep love of Subhash in the making of the perfection of Indian Flute(Bansuri)it was much needed for us.
Pt. Ronu Majumdar
I wish to greet Subhashji and his entire team for their countless efforts and dedication towards Indian bamboo flutes.. PUNAM FLUTES... He is one of the best flute makers in the world because of top quality bamboo, tone, tunefulness and finishing of his each and every flute.. While playing Punam Flute, I feel the best and accurate tone of every note in all octaves. Quality of the flute is so nice and clear that beginner to professional, everyone love and enjoy to play. Concluding my words, I wish bright future to Punam Flutes, and appeal all flute lover to take opportunity to have nicely finished and perfect tonal flutes from Subhashji.... 🌹💐👍🏻🌸🙏🏻
Pt. Rupak Kulkarni
We have been absolutely delighted and happy to be playing Subhash Thakur’s flutes.. / Punam flutes since years now.. The easy grip and perfect tuning just makes the instrument effortless and considering flute an absolutely natural instrument requires very minimum adjustments.. the quality of the bamboo and sound is just beautiful .. We also recommend our students to use Punam flutes as we trust the quality control . Buying online flutes without trying can be quite a challenge, but with Punam Flutes one can be assured to buy a good quality flute. Best wishes to Punam flutes.
Suchismita and Debopriya - Flutesisters
I have known Subhashji for quite a long time right from when he had started making Bansuri's entering the professional arena. I have seen his dedication and commitment to everyone who approaches him for a Flute. I have been professionally playing on the Bansuri's made by Subhashji for several years now and have seen a great improvement in his standards of making the instrument catering to almost 70% of the world market. He has already made a name for himself all over the world but has remained the same humble person he was with a simple begining. Having known other professional flute makers, I can confidently say that he is unique in his approach and has made it a point to even customize the bansuri's for every single professional Flute player approaching him with a certain kind of requirement. This rare quality in him has made him grow in the international market in a very big way and even the top most flute players have been very appreciative of his instruments. He has a great command on choosing the quality of bamboos to make the Bansuri's and has collected special tools to make them in the most professional manner involving himself personally in making every single flute tuning them in the right way to maintain high standards. God Bless & Wishing him all the best for his future. K S Rajesh Banglore
Pt. K S Rajesh
One evening in Italy I made an unexpected discovery. I was invited for a dinner and the host whose hobby is collecting flutes from around the world proudly showed me the only Indian bansuri he had. Expecting the usual "tourist quality" I blew into it more out of politeness - but I was not only in for a surprise - I was absolutely shocked! This flute was a lion! It roared! The tuning was impeccable and the sound was rich, warm, even and clean in all registers. How on earth did this marvelous instrument make its way to a small house in the Italian countryside? No doubt - this bansuri was not only way beyond the average flute - but even much better than the master flutes I used to play in my concerts around the world! And mine were all made by a famous Indian flute maker! I looked at this flute and it said "Subhash" in small letters...I immediately decided that I had to meet the artist and maker of these flutes on my next visit to India. We did meet and almost no need to mention that now Subhash flutes have replaced all my previous flutes.
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