Tuning a Flute

A flute, with proper design, is made to produce a particular scale with the headjoint set in only one optimum location. Deviating from this ideal location will require the player to adjust their performance to play notes in-tune. As the deviation from the ideal increases, the amount of adjustment by the player must also increase. Often these adjustments will cause lack of response, poor tone, and other manifestations caused by […]