Over thirty years ago the Arista family established a small flutemaking workshop in Boston, Massachusetts. In time, the brothers entered into the craft, each having mastered all aspects of mechanical fabrication and aesthetic detail. Flute virtuoso William Bennett and his friends Adrian Brett, Richard and Chris Taylor introduced critical refinements to the Arista instrument that make this flute unsurpassed in craftsmanship and tonal quality. It is an instrument that, in the words of Mr. Bennett, embodies "That mysterious something that only a few old french flutes have."

Arista headjoints are played by well known soloists, teachers and flute players in major orchestras all around the world for over twenty-five years and are available in silver, 14k rose gold or grenadilla wood. There are few headjoints made nowadays which can equal, both in strength and beauty, the Arista headjoints.

All flutes are handmade, soldered toneholes, pointed key arm cups, French or plateau keys, William Bennett scale A=442 or A=444, in-line or offset G.  The price of an Arista Flute includes a French style leather coverd case, case cover, and cleaning rod.