Are Di Zhao flutes good?

Di Zhao Flutes All instruments are made to achieve smooth key action, fast response, and excellent resonance. All Di Zhao instruments have been tested and adjusted by Di Zhao like the top professional flutes in the U.S. Hand-cut headjoints with undercuts and overcuts make the sound quality full and easy to play.

Where are Di Zhao flutes made?

Tianjin, China
All of Di Zhao’s instruments are made with careful attention to precision in their factory in Tianjin, China. The workers are all superbly trained directly by master flutemaker Di Zhao. The flutes are all padded with Pisoni pads, and all pads are shimmed like professional flutes.

Do Zhao flute?

Di Zhao Flutes was founded in 2006 with the goal of producing the world’s finest student flutes. After two decades in the music industry, Di Zhao recognized the need for a high quality and affordable instrument that would help young musicians around the world achieve their dreams.

Where are Azumi flutes made?

Pre-Owned Azumi AZ2 Named for the mountainous region of Azumino, Japan, the birthplace of Altus handmade flutes, AZUMI relies on the premium performance and playability of the unique Altus ā€œZā€ embouchure cut on a Sterling Silver headjoint combined with a precisely crafted body and mechanism.

Is Azumi a good flute brand?

From the outset, the Azumi stood out for two main reasons: the strong resonant tone which could be easily obtained, and the quality feel of the mechanism. Having narrowed it down to Azumi, I tried three different flutes. The AZ-Z1 (silver lip plate & riser, but otherwise silver plated nickel) was a good instrument.

How much does an intermediate flute cost?

Intermediate, or step-up flutes usually cost $1,400 to $2,500 and entry level pro flutes (still largely played by advanced students) around $2500 and up. There are several things that determine the overall cost of a flute: Material – Most student flutes are made of nickel and then plated with silver.

Is Altus a good flute brand?

Altus low-end flutes are widely considered to be some of the most amazing values in an affordable flute on the market. They are incredibly well built, and I find (personally, at least) that they are extremely flexible in terms of the sound you can get out of them even with the stock heads, which are always awesome.