The plastic flute is a cheap version that Nuvo is proud of and is a plastic flute. Since the main body is made of plastic, it is much lighter than a normal flute. In addition, the tone is very close to the real thing, so it is beginning to become popular for practice. As it is a wind instrument for practice, it is very popular with student brass bands and professional players. Flute prices are becoming more popular as they become very expensive when they become full-fledged.
This instrument was born in Hong Kong.
History of plastic flute
The plastic flute was proposed by Graham Lyon, the founding owner of Nuvo. Graham has over 40 years of experience as a professional instrumentalist and has been involved in playing and teaching clarinet, saxophone, flute and bassoon. Since this flute was developed with the concept of letting people of all ages know the joy of playing an instrument, it has the following advantages over a real flute.
- Very cheap
- Very light
- The tone is close to the real thing
The name of the product is “Nuvo Student Flute” because it is for beginners. A flute for children with small hands is also available under the name “jFLUTE”. It hasn’t been long since this product came out, but it has become popular as a practice instrument. Generally, orchestral instruments are very expensive and difficult to play, but Nuvo has developed it as a cheap and easy-to-start product.
Features of plastic flute
Plastic flutes are slightly inferior to real flutes. However, it is cheap and very light, so it is a recommended product for beginners to get started. Since the main body is made of plastic, it is much lighter than a normal flute. It looks like a toy, but it makes sound. The “STUDENT FLUTE” equipped with a straight head tube and C foot tube as standard equipment is sold for the general public, and the “jFLUTE” equipped with a donut head tube as standard equipment is sold as a product for children with small hands. As for fingering, it is similar to a general flute, so you can learn basic playing skills by using this instrument.
Types of plastic flute
Nuvo STUDENT FLUTE
Model equipped with straight head tube and C foot tube as standard equipment
A model equipped with a donut (O-shaped) head tube as standard equipment