Open-holed flutes

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately from parents coming in to upgrade their student’s flute about the purpose of open-holed keys on the flute. Truth be told, there are a lot of differing philosophies about this subject, and the trends are different...

D# roller

This week, the latest in a series of “Things that Make your Life Easier as a Flute Player:” the D# roller! Traditionally an advanced feature, the D# roller can be found as an option on semi-professional and handmade flutes. If you’ve been playing...

Archive: French key arms

When I wrote a blog post about French pointed key arms back in 2015, most step-up brands that I carried in the shop still came with Y-cup arms, which has been the standard for beginner and intermediate flutes for years. Since then, the intermediate flute world has...
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...