Flute teachers want a quality flute that is affordable for students. It needs to be reliable and offer great performance so that every new flute student can devlop a great sound and excellent technique. With this in mind, Pearl has introduced the new PF-500 series to meet this need. It is all silver plated, with offset G, closed hole, split E, pointed key arms, C foot joint. Like all Pearl flutes, their exclusive pinless mechanism is at the heart of the mechanics. At last an affordable AND high quality flute is available for new flute students! Includes plastic case and cleaning rod only.