A lip plate designed to guide beginners toward proper breath utilization, keys with carefully considered dimensions and angles for optimum balance and easy playability. These and other details are some of the reasons why Yamaha student and intermediate flutes have become bestsellers worldwide. An inimitable blend of leading technology and craftsmanship goes into each and every instrument. New refinements include pointed key arms contributing to elegant visual appeal, and a completely revised key parts manufacturing process that significantly enhances overall precision.
The 400, 300, and 200 series models offer various combinations of sterling silver and nickel silver. An extensive lineup makes it easy to choose an ideal first instrument for every player.
THE BEST STUDENT FLUTE JUST GOT BETTERThe new student flute range from Yamaha YFL 200, 300 & 400 series.Redeveloped, improved, and with a distinct new look and feel… we think you’ll like the sound of the new student flute range from Yamaha. Building on over 35 years of flute-making expertise, the new model has evolved.
Yamaha headjoint design — recognised as the best for beginners.
High standard of manufacture and handmade techniques – spend more time teaching and playing, less time maintaining
High quality pointed key arms – matching those found on our professional models
New optimised pads for longer lasting stability
Improved longevity – making this model a more secure investment than ever
Elegant new cup style – looks like a professional
Why Yamaha: better build quality, improved durability, plus ease of making a bigger, better sound without quite so much hard work. Our new flute helps players maximise their ability and reach their aspirations. For unmatched quality that’s always in high demand, there’s only one choice.
CY HeadjointFeaturing a double flare taper and a unique embouchure hole undercut design for excellent response and a warm rich tone, the CY headjoint helps beginners quickly learn to produce a beautiful sound. More advanced players will appreciate its even, quick response in all registers.
KeysAll key shapes and placement have been ergonomically designed for a comfortable, natural-feeling performance. Manufacturing processes have been redesigned from the ground up to achieve substantially improved precision that not only leads to greater mechanical accuracy, but also minimizes the need for readjustment over time.
Pointed Key ArmsA#, F# and other non-fingered keys feature pointed key arms. This beautiful key design is inspired by traditional European style.
Adjustment ScrewsYamaha’s unique screw resistance inserts allow smooth adjustments while preventing gradual loosing of the screws. For easier access, the screw positioning has been changed.
Alignment MarksFootjoint alignment marks facilitate proper fitting by young players.
Toneholes: Drawn and CurledWalls are drawn upward from the body material, giving the flute a broad, light sound.
Key Types: Covered keysCovered (or Plateau) keys are easy to use. The pad cup is covered so it will seal the tonehole any time the key is closed. This is common with beginners or others who may not always press the center of the key.
Key Systems: Offset GMany players find the Offset G configuration easier to play. Often teachers recommend that beginners start on these flutes, while more and more advanced players are also choosing this natural feeling configuration.
Split E Mechanism: IncludedThis key helps give more stability and better centered intonation to the high E.
Material: Nickel SilverCase: FLC-220Case bag: FLB-200EII