what is a good intermediate flute brand?

Advanced Technique, Performance Questions, Auditions, Recording, etc.

Moderators: Classitar, pied_piper, Phineas

Post Reply
raspberry
Posts: 10
Joined: Fri May 27, 2016 10:03 pm

what is a good intermediate flute brand?

Post by raspberry » Sat May 28, 2016 6:25 am

i am loking to but a new intermediate flute? I'm thinking powell sonare 705?

Ashley_Flute
Posts: 2
Joined: Fri Feb 03, 2017 7:09 pm

Re: what is a good intermediate flute brand?

Post by Ashley_Flute » Fri Feb 03, 2017 7:15 pm

Here are my recommendations:
~Powell Sonare line
~Yamaha intermediate flutes
~Trevor Wye
~Miyazawa 202/402/602

You need to try out a bunch and see how they play for you, everyone will sound different. what do you currently play on?

swestey
Posts: 8
Joined: Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:56 pm

Re: what is a good intermediate flute brand?

Post by swestey » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:54 am

I purchased a Pearl 665 when I was ready for an intermediate flute. It's great, and the tone is beautiful. I can hit low C with no effort. I would recommend what I did before purchasing a flute. Ask the reputable dealer to order four of the same flute. They will do this right at a brick and mortar store or online. They will send you all four. You do not have to pay for all four, but you do give them your credit card number. You can try out all four flutes to see which one you like best. You will be surprised how different they can sound. Choose the one that you like best. The first chair flutist in our band gave me this advice. She has a degree in flute and has taught. Good luck!

OzmafaBioff
Posts: 7
Joined: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:03 pm

what is a good intermediate flute brand

Post by OzmafaBioff » Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:15 am

does anyone know a good flute maker, after Shankarlingam who use to make flutes for Ramani, has anyone replaced him with quality sound and tunning flutes

User avatar
pied_piper
Posts: 1820
Joined: Sat Mar 31, 2007 1:31 pm
Location: Virginia

Re: what is a good intermediate flute brand?

Post by pied_piper » Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:20 pm

Are you referring to concert flutes or something else? A Bansuri or some other bamboo flute perhaps? I've never heard of those flute makers, but this board focuses primarily on concert flutes.
"Never give a flute player a screwdriver."
--anonymous--

Post Reply