Altus 1000 Series Alto Flutes



Altus 1000 Series Alto Flutes have a customised mechanical configuration that facilitates a natural left arm position, and a less stretched right arm position, resulting in less strain whilst playing a straight alto flute. Also, the lower keys on the footjoint are easy to reach and operate.

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Altus 1000 Series Alto Flutes

Altus 1000 Series Alto Flutes creates a wonderful rich sound across the range of the instrument, with incredible projection, flexibility and intonation.

The 1000 features a .925 Sterling silver headjoint and body with Sterling silver-plated mechanism, and extruded tubing with drawn and rolled tone holes. It is equipped with a C foot.  Its specially crafted system is in place to reduce stress and strain on the body, creating a comfortable play.

For over 25 years, Altus has crafted flutes that embody the ideal marriage of vintage inspiration and modern technology. Created and handmade by Shuichi Tanaka, each Altus flute reflects his passion to produce the finest playing flutes available utilizing the finest of materials, handwork and artistry.

Technical Specifications

  • Silver Headjoint & Body
  • Silver Plated mechanism

Product Delivery

  • All our instruments are dispatched within the UK by Royal Mail Special Delivery unless otherwise requested with a standard flat-rate of £12 per instrument.
  • All Flutes Plus endeavour to dispatch your order by return and availability of stock if received before 2.30pm.
  • For delivery outside the UK a secure courier service is used for overseas shipment. Delivery charges will vary depending on location and weight of goods.

Warranty / Guarantee
Finally, all AFP instruments are dispatched fully tested and covered by the AFP Support Plan.

Additional information

Headjoint Type

Straight & Curved, Straight Headjoint, Curved Headjoint


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