Making the Instrument to Make the Music

By day Matt Koontz is a Spanish teacher at Petoskey high school but during his free time he makes beautiful handcrafted wooden flutes. The Native American-style flutes take about 6-7 hours to be completed and can come in various sizes to produce different tones. Koontz began making the the flutes several years ago, encouraged by years of making music and woodworking. Kaz and Corey caught up with him from his shop on Friday morning to see how the flutes are made and how they sound!