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Customize Your Headjoint

Select the headjoint that best fits your needs and rest assured that you will be getting an instrument rich with tonal colors and dynamic in its responsiveness.Responding to the feedback of flutists, we have developed the most comprehensive selection of headjoints available. Several styles are available in a variety of metals to customize the sound and response of the flute. The price of each Miyazawa flute includes the player's choice of headjoint style. Miyazawa headjoints are also available for separate purchase.

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Headjoint Styles


A modern version of a traditional style headjoint. Characterized by a centered, deep sound with generous resistance and focused, laser-like projection. Works well for those who use air speed to control and direct their sound.


Allows the player to put a large volume of air through the flute, achieving a rich and powerful sound. Characterized by plenty of lower partials anchoring the sound with a full harmonic spectrum.  Flexible and responsive with a wide range of tonal and color possibilities.


A more traditional style-sound in a modern headjoint design.  Characterized by an open, dark and fluid sound with fewer high harmonics. Comfortable resistance with easily controlled dynamics and a round, warm response.

For more detailed information about the characteristics of the different materials, please visit our metals page.

For headjoint articles, please see Upgrading Your Headjoint and Silver, Gold and Platinum Risers.