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The all new Yamaha YFL222 flute supersedes the very popular Yamaha YFL221 model.
The biggest reason why so many of the world’s leading soloists and orchestral musicians have chosen Yamaha flutes is because they give performers an almost miraculous freedom to create their own unique sound.
Yamaha flutes represent the perfect combination of artistic excellence and technical perfection.
Yamaha flutes have always been known for being the best made flutes on the market. These new models surpass all expectations in quality and performance!
More than Just Inexpensive Versions of our Professional Flutes
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.
Changes to the 200 series flutes include:
– Pointed Key arms – better balance after assembly
– Updated Pad Cup – to support pointed key arms
– Yamaha Manufactured parts
Featuring 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.
All 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 Arms
A#, F# and other non-fingered keys feature pointed key arms. This beautiful key design is inspired by traditional European style.
Yamaha’s unique screw resistance inserts allow smooth adjustments while preventing gradual loosing of the screws. For easier access, the screw positioning has been changed.
Footjoint alignment marks facilitate proper fitting by young players.