817 Straight Headjoint

817 Alto Flute features a straight headjoint and a standard body joint design, offering a seamless transition from the concert flute to the alto flute.

Material Composition

Sterling silver lip-plate and riser, nickel silver headjoint, body, footjoint and mechanism - silver plated - drawn tone holes


Comprised of 92.5% silver, Sterling Silver has long been the industry standard and widely accepted for making high quality flutes. This silver alloy is strengthened with copper to increase hardness. It is believed that sterling silver instruments possesses incredible resonance and rich colors in timbre.

silver plated all over

Altus Flutes looks into detail manufacturing our products. Our Alto Flutes are silver plated over all. Not only does it give the flutes extra resistence and strengthen the sound quality, but this also allows them to have a nice, consistent look.

Keys: Closed

Foot: C-foot

Split-E Mechanism: Standard