Flute Overview

Elite Flute

The Burkart Elite Flute:

The Burkart Elite flute is a handmade custom flute with soldered tone holes, featuring Burkart’s micro-Link™ pinless mechanism. Every flute option and customization is available in the Elite flute.

Elite Flutes are available starting at $13,600

The Burkart Professional Flute:

The Burkart Professional model is handmade with the same custom built keys found on the Elite model. As of February, 2013, all Professional flutes are crafted with Burkart’s micro-Link™ pinless mechanism. This flute has drawn tone holes. The drawn tone hole is extruded from the material of the body tube. The Professional flute is only available in B Foot and A=442.

Professional flutes are available starting at $10,600

Feature
Lillian Burkart Elite
Lillian Burkart Professional
Scale
A=442, A=444
A=442
Mechanism
micro-Link™ Pinless Mechanism
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micro-Link™ Pinless Mechanism
Tone Holes
Soldered
Drawn
Metals
Platinum
14K Rose or White Gold
10K Rose Gold
5-95 Platinum Enhanced Silver
998 Silver
9K Gold on Silver
.018” Sterling Silver
.016” Sterling Silver
.014” Sterling Silver
14K Rose Gold
9K Gold on Silver
.018” & .016” Sterling Silver
French Pointed Arms
Included
Included
Gold Springs
Included
Included
G Donut (High-E Faciltator)
Included
Included
Gizmo
Included
Included
G Keys
 Inline or Offset available
Inline or Offset available
Foot Joint
B or C Available
B Foot Only
Tonal Voicing
Included
Not Available
C# Trill Key
Available
Available
Split-E on Offset G
Available
Available
Split-E on In-line G
Available
Available
D# Roller
Available
Available
Convertible B/C Foot joint
Available
Not Available
Closed Hole
Available
Available
Key Engraving
Available
Not Available
Key Customization
Available
Not Available
14K Mechanism
Available on 14K Gold and Platinum Flutes
Not Avaiable