Yamaha make very reliable student and professional model flutes. The YFL212S is perfect for beginners of the flute, the most popular choice and very highly recommended. The curved headjoint is specifically made for younger students that find the stretch of a full-size flute problematic. A normal headjoint is also included.
Features of the YFL212S II (with curved head joint) include:
Split 'E' Mechanism - the note high 'E' can be difficult to play on the flute and this mechanism can help players without affecting aother keys on the instrument.
Offset 'G' key - provides players with a more comfortable hand position.
Closed holes - this makes learning the flute much easier for beginners
Silver plated nickel body, long lasting with a bright and clear sound.