McNeela Music Concert Flute - Open Hole Boehm Flute | McNeela Instruments

Silver Plated Open Hole Concert Flute [SI Series]

SKU:
WIN1056100
Weight:
1,000.00 Grams
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout
€850
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McNeela Silver Plated Open Hole Concert Flute [SI SERIES] 

The McNeela SI Series offers a luxurious playing experience. This is a beautiful 16 hole C flute that's ideal for older students, adult beginners or intermediate flute players looking to take their playing to the next level. Offering a rich, warm tone and bright, clear high register this is a responsive flute that offers great intonation and excellent ease of playability.

Features of the McNeela Open Hole Silver Concert Flute

  • 16 hole
  • Open holes (sold with tone hole plugs)
  • Silver-plated nickel headjoint, body and keys
  • C footjoint
  • Offset G
  • Split E mechanism

Bonus Features:

  • Beautifully crafted Rosewood hard case with velvet lining
  • Premium leather carry case

Learn about the difference between classical Boehm system flutes and traditional Irish wooden flutes

Boehm System Flute FAQ:

  • What is a C footjoint?
    A C foot joint means the lowest note you can play with this foot joint attached to the flute is the note C.
  • What is an offset G?
    A flute with an offset G means the G key, operated by the left ring finger, is off centre and not in line with other keys. Because this finger is shorter than the middle finger it is more comfortable and ergonomic for this key to be offset, making it easier to reach than if the key was inline (keys all in a straight line). This makes an instrument with an offset G key easier to operate for players with smaller hands.
  • What is a split E mechanism?
    A split E mechanism increases the stability of the flute's third register E, helping to produce a stronger tone and improving intonation, and making the note easier to produce by closing certain keys on the flute.
  • What is the benefit of open holes?
    Open holes achieve several things. They offer the player a greater tonal variation, allowing for the playing of micro tones, multi phonics and slides - techniques which commonly feature in contemporary or jazz music. It is typically recommended flute players move to an open hole flute from Grade 6 upwards. Closed holes are preferable for beginner to intermediate flute players. The McNeela Open Hole Concert Flute comes with tone hole plugs to facilitate players making the transition. 

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