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A student flute that is reliable and satisfying to play.
  • Key of C
    Plateau model
    Offset G
    Silver-plated finish

Yamaha YFL-221 Student Flute
Yamaha's most polular student flute, the Yamaha YFL-221 has launched thousands of young musicians into a rewarding association with music. It is a good-sounding, easy-playing, lovely instrument that any student flutist would be proud to own and play.

The headjoint, body, and footjoint of the YFL-221 is made of durable nickel silver.

Neoprene bumpers are used rather than cork to increase durability and achieve a maximum fit against the body. This model has been improved relative to previous versions with a stronger post design to prevent bending of the posts, easily accessible adjustment screws, an improved adjustment screw material, and a body marking for proper positioning of the footjoint. The Yamaha YFL-221is a favorite among teachers because of the open sound and easy playability.

Double bladder pads make for longer life and maximum seating, nickel silver, power-forged keys are less susceptible to breakage, and an improved ccale results in better intonation. A unique footjoint alignment mark facilitates proper fitting by young players, and all key shapes and placements have been ergonomically designed for comfortable, natural-feeling performance.

The keys are hand-assembled and adjusted for a perfect touch and balance. Additionally, Yamaha's unique screw resistance inserts allow smooth adjustments while preventing gradual loosening of the screws.

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by Marissa - 4/15/2009 3:09:48 PM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
active classical los angeles, ca
9 people out of 9 found this review helpful

Originally, I learned the flute on an Armstrong 104, which was adewuate considering the fact that it was being borrowed while I was learning. Eventually I decided that I'd like to own my own flute, and after a bit of research I saw that the Yamaha 221 was the top of the line student flute. When I got it, I could immediately differentiate between the Armstrong and Yamaha. The Yamaha had a better tone, was lighter, and make articulations more clear. All players must have this flute!

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"Great flute for beginners!"


by Soyeun - 1/28/2009 9:45:19 AM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
4 years Classical, Jazz, Orchestral USA
9 people out of 10 found this review helpful

I had a similar Yamaha flute as a beginner: it was a Yamaha 211 flute from ages ago that my mom used to play. I think the 211 is a discontinued model now but anyways, the 200 series beginner flutes play really well and have rich tones while some other brands may not. I've found this flute to be better than my silver plated Pearl flute, although both are excellent beginner models. The tones on the Yamaha beginner models are very smooth and flowing. I now play on a Yamaha 461 which, due to it being made of sterling silver, provides an even better tone.

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"Excellent model for beginner"


by Sally Sederberg - 1/28/2009 9:45:19 AM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
flute teacher flute, tenor sax, piccolo, piano Utah
71 people out of 72 found this review helpful

When I first began playing the flute I owned this Yamaha model. I got off to a fast start. Whenever I would compare my flute to my friends' flutes, all agreed mine was better. I'm glad I started out on this lovely instrument. I know flute teachers who agree that this is an amazingly good instrument for those beginners who would want to increase their level of play. If you're a more advanced flute player, I would not suggest this model. However, if you're a beginner, I would recommend this model.

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"Well Worth the Price"


by Jen - 9/14/2011 1:27:49 PM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
Active CA
3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

I started out on this flute and played it throughout high school for marching band. It has great durability and a tone more mature than any other in its price range. Excellent flute for any beginner, easy to play, great tone, great value. Still has a special place in my heart though I now play a professional flute.

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"Great flute!"


by flute player - 1/28/2009 9:45:19 AM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
Intermediate - 4th Year Playing USA
4 people out of 5 found this review helpful

Great flute for beginners. I had this flute as a beginner and it worked perfectly, if cared for and repaired when necessary.

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