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The fine instruments made by Nick Metcalf are all individually hand crafted, and hand tuned to concert pitch A440. Many of the whistles are custom, unique, one of a kind instruments unlike any other. Nick's Irish whistles are exquisitely crafted, precision engineered works of playable art with great attention to detail, and designed not only to look great, but to play beautifully. Nick designs instruments for the professional musician, although they are also enjoyed by casual players as well. A fine quality, hand crafted instrument made by an artist and a musician who plays the instruments he makes professionally, is an experience unlike any other! Our goal is to provide you with a fantastic quality instrument that will bring you great joy.
New Christmas CD by Nick Metcalf featuring lots of whistles from theirishwhistle.com available now everywhere music is sold online and hard copy CD's available from www.nicksmetcalf.com
TheIrishWhistle.com makers of quality handcrafted instruments, that are precision engineered and designed by Nick Metcalf who has been making Irish Whistles since 1998. Nick has made over 15,000 instruments and sold them all around the world. We do our best to make sure each instrument plays very well, and is tuned as accurately as possible. we have a 30 day return policy on all of our instruments, and we will provide repair and support for life. All of our instruments are pre-made, and sold through a 3rd party. We do not take custom orders, however if there is a specific key or design feature you are looking for you are welcome to request it using the contact page.
We make Irish whistles in most of the popular keys. Our most popular model is the Low D Irish Whistle. The second most popular is the high D. D is the most commonly used key for whistles for sessions and you will find most traditional Irish music is playable on a D whistle (either high D or low D). Many other keys are quite popular as well. The Bb is also quite popular especially among bagpipe players. The mid range whistles like the low F, low G, and low A Irish whistles are some of the most fun to play as they don't require the stretch that the low D and low C models do, and they have a very sweet lower tone than high whistles. Nick plays a lot at churches and with worship music and finds having a wide variety of keys helps in being able to play along with just about any song.
Every instrument made by theirishwhistle.com comes with a free 20 minute skype/facetime Irish whistle lesson from Nick Metcalf. (further lessons are available for $30 for a 30 minute lesson). Please use the contact page to make arrangements for your lesson time. (only one free lesson per customer)