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Altus Flutes

Flute Specialists Inc. has one of the nation’s largest flute, piccolo, and headjoint inventories to fit every musician’s needs. Each instrument receives our pre-purchase service to ensure performance-ready playability.

TRIALS ARE AVAILABLE & SPECIAL ORDERS WELCOME.CHECK OUT OUR WIDE VARIETY OF ACCESSORIES.

For over 25 years, Altus has crafted flutes that embody the ideal marriage of vintage inspiration and modern technology. Created and handmade by Shuichi Tanaka, each Altus flute reflects his passion to produce the finest playing flutes available utilizing the finest of materials, handwork and artistry.

The meticulous design of the Altus flute and its uncompromised scale receive great attention. Based on the work and recommendations of British flutist William Bennett, the Altus/Bennet scale offers excellent intonation, carefully tuned harmonics and balanced registers.

Masterfully hand-sculpted headjoints, contemporary precision standards and unique tubings produce the remarkable sound of the Altus flute. Vintage color, pure tonal core, ease of manipulation, excellent intonation properties, response and projection – flutists worldwide recognize the inspired Altus sound.

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  • Altus 1207 Atsui 18K Gold Flute

    .925 Sterling silver flute, 18K gold clad body, drawn tone holes, SP-1 springs, C# trill, D# roller

    $12,500.00
  • Altus 907 Flute

    Mechanical precision and expressive tonal capabilities make the 907 the perfect choice for the passionate flutist. The Altus 907 Flute has a .958 Britannia silver headjoint, silver-plated body and mechanism, drawn tone holes, and stainless steel springs. Limited edition engraving (crown, lip plate & keys) price available on request.

    $3,950.00
  • Altus 5407 Flute

    This Altus 14K gold flute has soldered tone holes, French pointed keys, .925 silver mechanism, .997 silver posts, SP-1 springs, C# trill and D# roller, features the Altus/Bennett scale, as well as your choice of either the Classic cut or Z cut headjoint.

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  • Altus 5207 Flute

    This Altus 14K gold flute has drawn tone holes, French pointed keys, .925 silver mechanism, .997 silver posts, SP-1 springs, C# trill and D# roller, features the Altus/Bennett scale, as well as your choice of either the Classic cut or Z cut headjoint.

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  • Altus 1707 PS Flute

    The PS is capable of a powerful tapestry of sound. Its unique sintered tube provides the strength and power to produce amazing projection and intensity. The Altus 1707 PS flute has a .997 Powdered silver headjoint, body, and .925 sterling silver mechanism, soldered tone holes, SP-1 springs, and D# roller.

    $14,500.00
  • Altus 1009SBEO-A Flute

    The flute d'Amore is little known today, but has quite a bit of Baroque and Classical repertoire for it. Slightly larger than a concert C flute, it has a very sultry sound that makes it ideal for jazz and for new colors and nuances. It is more agile than the alto flute, and more interesting than the Eb or G treble. Seamed .958 Britannia silver flute, silver-plated mechanism, offset G, Split-E mechanism, offset G, soldered tone holes, key of A, B foot.

    $11,350.00
  • Altus 1207 Atsui Platinum Flute

    .925 sterling silver flute, platinum clad body, drawn tone holes, SP-1 Springs, C# trill, D# roller.

    $14,950.00
  • Altus 807 Flute

    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. The Altus 807 Flute has a .925 hand-carved sterling silver lip plate, silver-plated body and mechanism, drawn tone holes, and stainless steel springs.

    $2,850.00
  • Altus 1807 Altus Limited Flute

    Altus 1807 Altus Limited Flute has a seamed special Altus Silver headjoint and body, .997 sterling silver mechanism, soldered tone holes, SP-1 springs, D# roller.

    $16,000.00
  • Altus 1607 Flute

    Altus 1607 flute is a .958 Britannia Silver seamed tube flute, .925 sterling silver mechanism, .997 pure silver hinge tubes, soldered tone holes, SP-1 springs, D# roller.

    $13,500.00
  • Altus 1407 Flute

    Altus 1307 Flute has a .958 Britannia silver headjoint and body, .997 Sintered silver mechanism, drawn tone holes, SP-1 springs, D# roller.

    $11,500.00
  • Altus 1507 Flute

    Altus 1507 Flute has a .958 Britannia silver headjoint and body, .925 sterling silver mechanism, soldered tone holes, SP-1 springs, D# roller.

    $12,800.00

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