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The flute is one of the most popular and well-known instruments in the world. Many children choose the flute as their first instrument when they begin band class and continue to focus on mastering the instrument for years to come.
Flutes are some of the earliest known musical instruments, with the earliest models found in Europe, dating back to 35,000 to 43,000 years ago. Flutes belong in the woodwinds category, which often confuses people who aren’t well-versed in its history. While today’s flutes are overwhelmingly made of metal, the earliest flutes were made of wood, which is why they are still considered a woodwind. Unlike other woodwinds like clarinets and saxophones, flutes do not use reeds. The sound is produced by the flutist (or flautist) blowing air through the embouchure hole (a small hole in the head joint of the flute, found in the center of the lip plate).
No matter whether you are brand new flutist, you’re looking to upgrade your instrument, or you are an educator seeking high-quality flutes to fit your music program’s budget, we have an option that will fit you perfectly.
We offer a variety of flutes starting with student flutes, that are perfect for the child who is just learning how to play an instrument or for the music teacher who is outfitting their classroom for a new round of eager students. Student flutes are responsive and easier to use, perfect for someone who is just getting the hang of playing it. We also have intermediate and professional options, which are great for those players who have surpassed the need of a student instrument and are pursuing music either professionally or in a collegiate setting. These instruments will adapt more easily to your playing style and offer more variety and freedom. We also offer a variety of top-notch brands in our selection. These are brands that are well-known for their instruments and have proven themselves over and over again in the industry. We offer options from Pearl Flutes, Altus, Haynes, Yamaha, and many more.
There are options for flutists at every skill and playing level, so shop now to find the perfect fit for your needs. If you have any questions while shopping our selection of flutes, please feel free to contact one of our experienced customer service representatives. They’ll be happy to help you complete your order or choose the best instrument for your needs.
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