Instruments in the advanced area differ in the material, the header and the body of the flute are usually made of silver, the mechanics are silver coated.
For advanced students a model with ring flaps and a b - foot is recommended.
The finger technique is so more precise, the b - foot makes the sound of the high octave wider and brighter.
There are in this category, several manufacturers that fabricate good instruments.
As a fantastic instrument in this price range, however, has been proven for years the model Muramatsu EX .
This flute has excellent mechanics, a wonderful full, dark sound and beats in their quality almost all solid silver flutes from other manufacturers.
The company Altus and Sankyo also offer good quality.