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Mendini by Cecilio Nickel Plated Flute
Cecilio is known for their handcrafted and instructor approved musical instruments which pass rigorous quality standards to give you world class music.
Mendini Closed Hole C flute is excellent for beginners and highly trained flutists. It’s feature packed for its affordable price and is really lightweight.
It’s made with soft metal, which makes it more affordable, but also more prone to breaking down.
2 pounds (12 x 3 x 5 inches)
Adjustment Screws included
Hallelu Music Nickel Plated Flute
Hallelu is a well-loved brand among beginner performers and students. They produce affordable instruments and are highly recommended by teachers.
The Hallelu 200 is an excellent flute for beginners. The closed hole keys make holding and playing the flute easy.
The sound quality and tone, while above average for beginner lessons, is not quite on a par with the more expensive brands.
10 pounds (17 x 4 x 6 inches)
Case and Pro-Care Products
Gemeinhardt Model 3OB Flute
Gemeinhardt is a prominent manufacturer of musical instruments and has been since 1940; it is the largest maker of flutes and piccolos.
Triple plated silver construction ensures that the shine and luster of the flute will last for years.
The embouchure hole of the flute can make it difficult to play for beginners. Also, some customers report that the case can break easily.
2.6 pounds (18.2 x 5.1 x 3.1 inches)
5 year warranty
Yamaha Student Flute
Yamaha is world-renowned for building quality musical instruments. The Japanese multinational conglomerate has a prominent presence in a wide range of sectors.
The flute is very easy to play. The build of the flute with neoprene bumpers increases its durability.
The flute is priced slightly on the higher end as compared to other novice flutes.
2 pounds (17 x 6 x 4.5 inches)
Optional fluid maintenance kit
Glory C Flute With Case
Musical Instruments by Glory offer high quality products and beautiful sounds. They are perfect for beginners.
The flute combines quality with affordability. It’s likewise excellent for practice and rough usage due to its durability.
The flute colors chip off easily. Also, the cleaning rod is made up of plastic instead of metal.
2 pounds (16.3 x 5.7 x 3.3 inches)
Case, Gloves, Grease and Cleaner