Our high-tone flutes are a great instrument for drum circles because their higher pitch allows them to beautifully stands out among lower-tone instruments.
In general the key of 'D' is often recognized because it is the primary key of Penny Whistles, which adds to the versatility of the Kestrel 'D' for pairing wiht other instruments and musical styles.
The compact size of our Kestrel Flutes make them an ideal choice for those wanting to use their flutes for travel or outdoor activities such as hiking or backpacking. The Kestrel 'D' is 15 inches (38 cm) in length.
This is a 6-hole flute. We cover the 3rd hole from the top, known as the 6th hole, with a leather hole cover so you have the option to play it as a 5-hole flute (which tends to make the learning process easier) or as a 6-hole flute.
Each flute includes Odell's FREE 'How-To-Play' Instructional Materials which comes with: printed instructional booklet with fingering charts as well as an instructional DVD with both Odell's Beginner and Intermediate tutorial videos.