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Soldering toneholes on a flute body


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We are hiring for the following positions:

Bodymaker and Stringer

Brannen Brothers Flutemakers, Inc. is accepting applications to fill production positions, including Bodymaker and Stringer. A successful candidate will learn to fit silver and gold parts to close tolerances, along with developing department-specific flutemaking skills. Candidates will progress through the rigorous training of our apprentice program to achieve a level of accomplishment in flutemaking, ultimately becoming a Brannen Brothers Flutemaker, one of the best and finest flutemakers in the world.


Job Qualifications Desired:


*Experience with high- and low-temperature soldering, filing, grinding, and/or forming 

*Great attention to detail committed to ensuring the consistency and craftsmanship for which Brannen has become known

*Curious, teachable spirit resolved to learn and master the flutemaking method unique to Brannen

*Flexible attitude

*Takes pride in one's work


Please submit your resume and a cover letter via email only to For more information about the company located in Woburn, MA, visit Brannen Brothers is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive benefits package. Public transportation is not easily accessible. No phone calls, please.


Candidates who are not a citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States will need a work permit, officially known as an Employment Authorization Document (EAD), to prove eligibility to work in the US.

Since 1978, Brannen Brothers has been a world-renowned maker of precious metal Brannen-Cooper® flutes and headjoints, including the original Brögger system and the Albert Cooper Orchestral Model - all custom, professional, and handcrafted.

To make our instruments among the finest flutes and headjoints available, we seek employees who take great pride in developing their skills to the highest level possible, making them capable of producing instruments that are both mechanically superb and aesthetically beautiful.  Flexibility and teamwork throughout the company are both key to our efforts.  We encourage our employees to build rewarding careers with us by providing them with excellent pay and benefits proportionate to their contributions, and by promoting people from within the company whenever possible, thus providing increased opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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