There are many types of Flutes and the designs have change in years gone by and now we have modern flutes and recorders. We sell marching band flutes which are usually high pitch and there are lots of music for these flutes. This makes the flute sound high and cheery. The flute is a woodwind but some flutes can be metal and orchestral flutes are mostly metal. We sell Miller Browne flutes and these are designed for marching bands. The Flute is played by holding it horizontally and by then blowing air over the flute head with keys to alter the pitch.They have a lovely sound and it in well with other instruments such as drums and violins.