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  Yamaha YFL-221 Student Flute (Teacher's Choice)

Yamaha YFL-221 Standard Flute

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Product Code: ST-YFL-221

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Full Package Yamaha YFL-221 Flute Close Hole; Offset G, Silver-plated

Yamaha YFL-221 offers the same high-grade design and superb craftsmanship together with their intermediate models (300 and 400 series). This is a closed-hole design with offset G and a body made of durable nickel silver with an attractive silver-plate finish that offers excellent response and intonation to avid flute players.

Yamaha YFL-221 Flute Features:

Why is Yamaha YFL-221 the ultimate choice for teachers?

- With undercut and beveled embouchure holes for a cleaner attack, sensitive response, and accurate intonation
- Double bladder pads for longer life and maximum seating
- Nickel-silver, power-forged keys for durable and less susceptibility to breakage
- Neoprene key bumpers, stronger and more durable than cork
- Improved Scale for better intonation
- Strong post design for key posts have been thickened and redesigned for improved durability and strength to maintain accurate rod alignment
- Footjoint marking for a unique footjoint alignment mark that facilitates proper fitting by young players
- Ergonomic key shapes where all key shapes and placements have been ergonomically designed for comfortable, natural-feeling performance. The keys are hand-assembled and adjusted for a perfect 'touch' and balance.
- Adjustment screws as this Yamaha's unique screw resistance allows smooth adjustments while preventing gradual loosening of the screws.

Yamaha Flute YFL-221 Specifications

Standard, good for entry-level musicians
Key of C, standard key of flutes
Body Style Type-1, suited for solo and chamber music performance and provides refined, clear sound with extremely sensitive response
Headjoint CY cut; Silver-Plated Nickel, promotes smooth breath flow and speed and aids in strong sound presence
Key Material Nickel Silver, from top quality material that makes it hard and durable
Footjoint C, standard for all student flutes
Plating Silver, makes it durable
Tone Holes Drawn, provides light tone and easier to play Legato
Key System Offset G, good for people with shorter fingers and provides natural hand position as keys are easy to reach. Below are images that differentiates Offset G from Inline G.

Yamaha YFL-221 comes with an Offset G design
Inline vs. Offset

Inline G
Inline vs. Offset
Key Types Plateau, Closed type for easier playing
Key Mechanism N/A
Spring Type Stainless Steel, durable and have strong holding power and does not rust
Key Material Nickel Silver, makes it strong and durable and can withstand marching season
Screw Type C, allows smooth adjustments while preventing gradual loosening of the screws
Plating Straight; Headed Pivot, provides adequate degree of precision
Bumper Type Neoprene, stronger and more durable than cork

As a valued customer, this is what you will get with us when ordering this amazing item:

  • Sealed, Brand New, Yamaha YFL-221
  • YAC-1310 Case - molded to fit precisely and prevent jarring.
  • YAC 1661P Cleaning Rod
  • Yamaha Flute Maintenance Kit - contains highest quality cloths, brushes, swabs, and lubricants to keep any instrument in top playing condition. It also features an easy-to-understand care & maintenance manual and re-closeable plastic bag for item storage.
  • 5 Year Yamaha Warranty

    1. Beside our lowest price guarantee, InstrumentalSavings is a family music store that cares most about our customers. Several family pictures were sent to us of their students playing in the regional, national, and statewide competitions and of them having so much fun playing their instrument at family gatherings and holidays. With this at hand, we will do everything we can to help guide you to get the right instrument at the best prices, support and assist you when you have inquiries, and just be your extended music family for you to call on and be counted on. Don't hesitate to call our toll free number 800-860-4077, we would love to hear from you. We understand that selecting a good instrument is important and also the affordability is critical. If your budget is tight, call us and let us find ways to help you have what you need within your budget. We are family here and would like to be a part of your families' memories.
    2. Peace of mind: As a Premier Authorized Dealer you are getting a genuine, new, authentic Yamaha flute that is direct from Yamaha.
    3. You can play for 14 days and return it or play for 30 days and exchange it. We make it easy for you to give us an opportunity to earn your trust and business.
    4. As an Authorized Dealer, we want to inform you that you do not need to "buy" extra warranty as you automatically get the full 5 YEAR WARRANTY as every Yamaha product sent to us is serialized so Yamaha will know it is bought from a legitimate authorized website. To get your warranty, you just need to show your emailed receipt that shows and you will be able to register for warranty and your serial number will match our music store website and not any other listing sites. Thus, do check to get a copy of the receipt with our website name on it. Feel free to call us if you need us to mail you a copy if you will not use email.
    5. As a Premier Dealer, Yamaha will approve you to get the full FREE 5 YEAR WARRANTY as every flute Yamaha send to us is serialized. This is done to prevent consumers from buying fake or Yamaha replicas that are sold elsewhere online at unreasonably low prices and then not be able to register for warranty as it is not a Yamaha serialized flute. Yamaha only approves dealers who have real stores and not just websites.
    6. We have a local store in Anaheim, CA with a full service center so we will be here to assist you for years to come!
    7. When you get your flute, we will include all your needed essentials for FREE such as the instrument Case, Oils and Cream, Polishing, and anything our technician finds the customer would need. We do this because we want to make sure you get inspired to play your flute when you get it and have the proper accessories to keep your flute always in tip top condition whenever you want to play.
    8. We hope you learn about this Yamaha YFL-221 as our professional musician support team wrote word for word of this description in ways that we feel would best help you make the best buying decision for your needs. The thought of you cherishing and inspired by the instrument of choice you make with us is what we hope for. We always want to be better for you so when you have any feedback for us to improve or have any opportunity for us to earn your business, please do not hesitate to call or email us at 1-800-860-4077 and

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Great Quality Flute!!! September 14, 2011
Reviewer: Charles Collins from Middletown, NY United States  
I got this flute because it was recommended to me, and it payed off. The quality on this flute is much better than the flutes I've used in the past.  I'm very happy with it.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
EXCELLENT FLUTE - perfect for High School Band April 16, 2009
Reviewer: Cheryl Rays from Salt Lake City, UT United States  
I purchase this flute for my daughter (at a discount of course when I called in), and she loves it. It's band approved and I save a lot of money! No more renting!

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