Quality build, quality tone.
The response of the Gemeinhardt Model 11A alto flute is excellent through all registers, and the Y-arm mechanism is stable and strong. It is an excellent selection for school band programs in that it plays well, sounds good, and is affordable. It is designed to play with ease throughout the entire range of the instrument. The alto flute is often written for in school-oriented orchestral and concert band arrangements, and it is a wonderful sound that may serve to distinguish and motivate a student who wishes not to be just one of many in a row of flutes.