You get what you pay for: piccolos

I did something I knew I would regret the other day: I went to Amazon and searched “piccolo.” No brand name, no price specifications. As I expected, a plethora of inexpensive instruments in an array of colors and finishes greeted me, promising great sound...

Curved head flutes

This topic is one from the archives, but with updated information! When most flute players think of curved headjoints, they think of alto and bass flutes. But did you know that curved headjoints are available on regular C flutes as well? These instruments, designed...

Galway Crusader Headjoint

A few weeks ago, I had the honor (or honour, as the case may be) of seeing Sir James Galway perform some of the greatest standards in flute literature at the Palladium Center for Performing Arts in Carmel. I also was fortunate enough to meet him briefly after the...
Product Feature: The Azumi AZ3BOP

Product Feature: The Azumi AZ3BOP

  Azumi flutes has been making dependable, professional sounding step-up flutes at a great price point for years. Azumi flutes feature professional handmade Altus headjoints. This combination allows you to get the great playing characteristics of the legendary...
Powell Sonare 905

Powell Sonare 905

Powell Sonar√© Flutes have been known for years as a dependable, professional sounding step-up flute at a price point to suit the growing player’s needs. Sonare flutes combine a professional Handmade Powell Headjoint with an intermediate flute body. This...