As far as purchasing flutes are concerned, always ensure to take your time or else you will end up with a flute you are not satisfied with. Try to compare the good old flute you used to play and compare it with the new one you intend buying. Many flutes are available in the market and it is only by comparing them that you can settle for a good purchase. Every flute is unique in its own way and has its own specific sound as well as personality according to which its can be chosen. Playing the flute in different conditions that are acoustical in nature can help in selecting the best of flutes. You must feel happy with the selection you have made so select one accordingly that suits you well. Professionals in the field of music, music teachers etc are the best people to contact and provide expert guidance in selecting the best of flutes.