Renowned for its open and ringing quality, the handmade 807 is free-blowing and inviting to play, making it the ideal match for many lifelong flutists including students and teachers.
Sterling silver lip plate and riser, silver-plated nickel silver headjoint, body, footjoint and mechanism - drawn tone holes
Comprised of 92.5% silver, Sterling Silver has long been the industry standard and widely accepted for making high quality flutes. This silver alloy is strengthened with copper to increase hardness.
Altus flute maker Shuichi Tanaka and renowned British flutist William Bennett shared an admiration for Albert Cooper’s vision of updating and modernizing the traditional flute scale. They created the Altus Scale to provide effortless intonation, impeccably tuned harmonics, and exceptionally balanced registers, setting a new standard for flute design. This monumental achievement is one of the hallmarks of the great Altus flute making tradition.