A responsive sound with superb intonation. The Yamaha YFL272 student model flute with sterling silver lip plate is well built and durable whilst producing a clear rich tone. Crafted from sterling silver the lip plate and riser have a greater density than the previous nickel silver giving the flute a more expressive sound. The offset G and split-E mechanism allows a more natural hand shape which is comfortable for any level of musician especially students. Offering excellent projection the YFL272 allows students to concentrate solely on musical preparation. This Yamaha student flute comes equipped with everything you need to get started including a maintenance kit hard case and soft cover.