Designed by Altus founder and flute maker Shuichi Tanaka, Azumi Flutes are a perfect fit for the serious student and aspiring flautist. Usually reserved for professional models, all Azumi Flutes feature pointed key arms for an elegant and refined look, improved key strength, and even pad wear. Based on the work and recommendations of British flautist William Bennett, the Altus-Bennett scale offers excellent intonation, carefully tuned harmonics, and balanced registers.
Z Series for easy articulation, powerful and precise focus of tone. This series is characterised by the angular form of the lip-plate; the Z-Cut. The tonal character of this series is supported by the use of 925 Sterling silver.
S Series for beautiful open tone with increased positive resistance beautiful open tone with increased positive resistance. This series is recognisable by the oval form of the lip-plate; the S-Cut. The tonal character of this series is supported by the use of 958 Britannia silver.