Yamaha YFL272 Student Model Flute, Sterling Silver Lip Plate

739.00 RRP 849.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 71768

  • Student Model Flute Ideal for Developing Musicians
  • Sterling Silver Lip Plate for Comfortable Playability
  • Offset G for a Natural Response
  • Nickel Silver Alloy Has a Robust Build and Clear Tone
  • Silver Finish for a Smart Aesthetic

Yamaha YFL272 Student Model Flute, Sterling Silver Lip Plate


The Yamaha YFL272 Student Flute is ideal for the developing student musician. This model benefits from a sterling silver lip plate for more comfortable playability over long periods. The body, head and foot are made of a nickel and silver alloy, which has a robust build and produces a clear tone. The open holes are ideal for students to develop the correct technique with, as well as offering the ability to play half and quarter notes. This model includes a carrying case for optimum portability, and is ideal for beginners looking at an upgrade of flute.

Product Ref: 71768

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Why Yamaha?

Yamaha is a brand trusted by millions of musicians worldwide. Their attention to detail and precision is a trait which has earnt the respect of beginning students and world renowned musicians alike. An inimitable blend of leading technology and craftsmanship goes into each and every instrument. New refinements include pointed key arms contributing to elegant visual appeal, and a completely revised key parts manufacturing process that significantly enhances overall precision.

200 Series

Yamaha’s 200 Series flutes offer student musicians a practical, inspiring instrument to learn with. Designed around the student, this series features a number of construction techniques to assist in achieving notes pronounced with clarity. The nickel silver alloy is a classic body for student players due to its rugged build quality and balanced tonal production. All models, apart from the 282, feature an offset G key, which is ideal for musicians taking lessons and wanting to work on their hand positioning. The 200 series is ideal for players wanting to inspire themselves into progressing with the flute.

Ideal Features for Students

The Student Model series are ideal for musicians wanting to progress their skills. This specific model looks at students who have established their basic skills and want to progress to more ambitious music. The open holes allow students to achieve half and quarter notes, whilst encouraging a more accurate playing position. The split E mechanism and offset G key provide your hands with a more natural playing position. The silver plated head joint has a more comfortable feel over long playing periods.

Ergonomic Keys

All key shapes and placement have been ergonomically designed for a comfortable, natural-feeling performance. Manufacturing processes have been redesigned from the ground up to achieve substantially improved precision that not only leads to greater mechanical accuracy, but also minimizes the need for readjustment over time.

Final Touches

A#, F# and other non-fingered keys feature pointed key arms. This beautiful key design is inspired by traditional European style. Yamaha's unique screw resistance inserts allow smooth adjustments while preventing gradual loosing of the screws. For easier access, the screw positioning has been changed. Footjoint alignment marks facilitate proper fitting by young players.


  • Key: C
  • Body Material: Nickel/Silver Alloy
  • Head Joint: Straight
  • Head Material: Nickel/Silver Alloy
  • Foot Joint: C
  • Lip Plate: Sterling Silver
  • Tone Holes: Drawn
  • Key System: Offset G
  • Key Types: Plateau
  • Key Mechanism: E
  • Spring Type: Stainless Steel
  • Screw Type: Straight, Headed Pivot
  • Bumper Type: Neoprene