This unique handmade Arista Alto Flute headjoint is made entirely of sterling silver. We recently had the chance to try this headjoint on different alto flutes we have in stock, during a visit tof Juan Arista to our shop.
We had previously been impressed with Arista's enchanting flute headjoints, but must conclude that Juan is still getting better over the years and hit alto headjoint are no exception. A truly magic headjoint, well worth a visit to our store!
About Arista flute head-joints
Arista is a small-scale producer of flutes and head-joints of the highest quality and precision. The company was founded over 30 years ago in Boston, Massachusetts. Arista employs only a few people in the workshop and all flutes are made with utmost care and precision. Throughout the years, Arista perfected the flute- and head-joint designs, among others with help and advice of flute virtuoso William Bennett. The result are flutes and head-joints of unprecedented craftsmanship and quality.
Arista flute head-joints are played by well-known soloists, teachers and flute players in major orchestras all around the world. There are few head-joints made nowadays which can equal, both in strength, beauty and multitude of colors, of the Arista headjoints.
Features of this Arista Alto flute headjoint
- Tube material: Sterling silver (.925)
- Lip plate material: Sterling silver (.925)
- Riser material: Sterling silver (.925)
- Crown material: Sterling silver (.925)
- Serial number: #60
- For Alto Flutes
Buying a flute headjoint at Matthew's Music
Since the same headjoint can play and sound differently on depending on the flute on which it is fitted, and because it is very difficult to capture the characteristics of a headjoint in words, you are welcome to try this Arista headjoint on your own alto flut in our shop in Edam, 20km North of Amsterdam.
For questions about this Arista Alto Flute head-joint please feel free to contact us.