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Nuvo Student Flute

by Nuvo

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Our Description

The Nuvo straight headed student flute weighs just 255g and is approximately 60% of the weight of a metal flute. The Student Flute is a fully fledged instrument with C-foot and straight head joint.

It is washable, durable and comfortable to play plus interchangeable parts mean the instrument can be used at different levels from the beginner, to the more advanced player.

Firstnote Lip-Plate

The patented Firstnote lip plate may be beneficial for some very young students in the early stages of learning. It enables students to get a tone right from the very start. This is very encouraging. It can be clicked on and off with ease. The standard lip plate can be introduced when the student is ready.

Use the tool supplied to lever the lip plate off the head joint. Then simply snap on the new lip plate with a firm squeeze. You will hear it click into position and you can check it is air tight by blocking the end hole of the head joint and blowing directly into the embouchure hole.

Cleaning

After each time you play, it's always best to give your flute a good clean using the stick and pull-through supplied. From time to time you can give your flute a bath in some warm soapy water. This is particularly recommended in a school environment where a number of children may be using each instrument. Don't be afraid to use lots of water, your Nuvo flute loves it! You can even play in the shower or outside in the rain!

Adjustments

There are a number of adjusting screws on your Nuvo flute. These can be used to make very fine adjustments to the pad clearances. We have provided a tool. We strongly recommend that you ask a flute teacher or technician to help with any adjustments. The flute is set up perfectly before it leaves the factory and is unlikely to require any adjustment. If you're unsure, it's always best to consult an expert.

Pads

The pads on your Nuvo flute are made from a durable silicone rubber compound. This makes them resistant to wear and water damage. In the unlikely event that your pads need replacing, you can access them by removing the key caps.

To remove the key caps, push the rubber part of the tool firmly against the key cap and turn anticlockwise. The key cap will lift out. You can customize your flute by purchasing coloured key cap sets. Ask your local music dealer for details.

O Rings

All the seals on your Nuvo flute are made using silicone rubber O rings. You will see them on the head joint and the foot joint. From time to time you should apply a small amount of the O ring grease provided which will keep them supple and help with assembly of your flute. No need to apply too much as it will attract dust.

Specifications

  • Suitable for beginners of any age right up to the more advanced player
  • Ultra-light construction, washable and durable
  • Straight head and C-foot joint
  • "Firstnote" mouthpiece allows beginners to get a good sound from the first try
  • Removable key extensions and all key caps can be colour customised
  • Includes moulded case with shoulder strap, pull through cleaning cloth & rod, set of key extensions, O-ring grease and instruction leaflet

Item Details

Manufacturer: Nuvo
Category: Beginner (Straight Head) Flutes

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Included with every new instrument:

  • Pre-Sale Set-Up
  • Owner's Check-Up
  • Three-Year Warranty

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