Welcome to First Flutes

FirstFlutes manufactures a high quality range of flutes made in Anodised Aluminium. The Flutes are made to extremely tight tolerances using CNC machining technology which results in a perfect pitch over 2 ½ octaves.

The current range of Flutes are in G, Ab, A, Bb, B, c, db and d Major. The c and G major flutes are available in a wide range of colours to suit your personality. The other flutes are only available in matt black and matt silver. The flutes have 2 additional holes or vents that assist in accurate octave tuning. All the flutes with the exception of d major have a distinctive 2-tone mouth-piece which reduces the hissing sound whilst blowing. First Flutes are very easy for a novice to play a full octave with the addition of a thumb hole. This thumb hole is not available on the new stock of Bb and G Major.

The product includes a perfectly in-tune Flute, a velvet bag, and a 7 page teaching tutorial that includes finger charts, music, website addresses to Royalty-free music and instructions on how to transpose music to fit your chosen flute.

Offer to Schools and Marching Bands
Considerable discounts are available to these institutions of up to R100 per flute. These flutes are supplied in matt black with a silver mouth piece. Each flute is protected in a black denim bag.

Flute Colours:

There is a R70 premium over the matt black and matt silver flutes applied to the colourful flutes due to the costs of polishing, colour anodising and courier charges. The premium is well worth it to an individual customer as the colours are beautiful. Colours are not available to schools or marching bands if they want to benefit from the volume discount.
Colours include: Light green, dark green, electric pink, pink, purple, Royal blue, light blue, red, yellow, gold, tan, brown, champagne, copper.

Flute Distribution
Flutes are distributed via the internet and at Music Festivals.

Festival Appearances
Splashy Fen 2007, 2008, 2010

River Arts Music Festival – Ladysmith 2007

Hilton Arts Festival – 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Mieliefest in Winterton – 2007

White Mountain – 2007, 2008

Drackensburg Boys Choir Festivals (Winter and Summer) – 2009

If you’re in the Pietermaritzburg area and would like to see the flutes, you may visit Richard on Sundays at his home after making an appointment. My Cell no is 083 440 2111.

Contact Details:

Richard Harrison
First Flutes
13 Taylor Road, Scottsville
Pietermaritzburg 3201

Cell: +27 83 440 2111
Tel: (O) +27 33 3956193
Tel: (H) +27 33 3868810
Fax: +27 33 3956247


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