America's #1 flute specialty house since 1983.
Through the careful selection of materials and the Altus dedication to handmade craftsmanship, the Artist Series achieves an unparalleled balance between performance quality and affordability. Artist Series flutes feature handmade silver-plated mechanisms well-known for their hardness, strength, and durability without sacrificing exceptional fluidity and feel. The extruded body tubes maintain a standard thickness and include drawn tone holes and the Altus-Bennett scale.
For serious performers refining their talent to rise above the rest, the 1107 has a lush sound with a noticeable balance of brilliance and warmth.
Headjoint Features:Classic Cut headjoint - with it's oval shaped embouchure hole, produces a sweet sound with flexibility and penetrating projection. Renowned for producing the trademark Altus sound, the Classic cut is standard on all models. Z-CUT - This cut has a more rectangular shape and minimal over and undercutting, produces a quick response without sacrificing agility. It offers full projection over the entire range of the flute and a darker more dramatic tone color. V CUT - The newest cut from Altus is the new handcut "V" cut, which has a relatively oval embouchure hole. The lip plate has a dramatic angle at the blowing edge. It's more powerful than the Classic or Z cut, and has a gorgeous colorful sound. C Foot, and Gold & Platinum plating are available as SPECIAL ORDER ONLY options. Please contact Flute World for pricing and availability.Please choose one option from each section below.