This intermediate open-hole flute features French pointed key arms and a headjoint, body and footjoint made from beautiful sounding sterling silver.
The Yamaha line of Intermediate flutes has been updated to surpass the evolving needs of student flutists. Featuring an industry-leading pointed key arm design and a complete review and update to many aspects of the production process, the 400 series intermediate flutes emphasize the Yamaha consistency and quality that keeps these flutes strong and singing for young flutists. Available options include a gold-plated lip-plate (YFL-462H/LPGP) and a C-footjoint (YFL-462). C footjoint available by special order only.
|Sterling silver headjoint, body and footjoint: Sterling silver provides a beautiful sound with warm, colorful resonance.|
|B footjoint: A B-footjoint enables the flutist to play all of the notes down to a Low B.|
|Pointed key arms: A#, F# and other non-fingered keys feature pointed key arms, similar to those found on top-of-the-line Yamaha Handmade Flutes. This high end feature brings strength and beauty to these student level flutes.|
|Open hole keys: Open-hole keys give the player more control over the tone of the flute.|
|Available with Offset G (462H) or Inline G (482H).|
|Undercut and beveled embouchure hole: Specifically designed for a clean attack, sensitive response, and accurate intonation.|
|Nickel silver, power-forged keys: Very durable and less susceptible to breakage.|
|Neoprene key bumpers: Stronger and more durable than cork.|
|Footjoint marking: A unique footjoint alignment mark facilitates proper fitting by young players.|
|Case & Case Cover: A French-style case and durable case cover provide a contemporary look and ease of transport.|