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The DZ 400 series is an intermediate open-hole flute. This flute features a full sterling silver headjoint, silver-plated nickel-silver body and B foot joint, Offset G, and split E. Note: For 2023 DiZhao changed their model numbers. The new model DZ501BEF is the same as the old model DZ400BEF.


With their unflagging commitment to both unparalleled craftsmanship and affordable prices, Di Zhao Flutes is one of the fastest rising stars in the flute industry today. World renowned professional flutemaker Di Zhao, previously of Powell and Haynes Flutes, brings his own unique expertise and artistry to the student flute market. With Di Zhao Flutes, each flute is made and plays like a professional handmade, featuring masterfully hand-cut headjoints, and state of the art keywork.


These intermediate/step up flutes are perfect for committed students looking to continue their flute education. The solid sterling silver headjoint which will help solidify and enhance the developing student’s tone quality as they look to play more advanced pieces. These flutes are highly recommended for students who are serious about pursuing their flute studies and want a highly versatile, great sounding, and easy playing flute to help them develop!


Accessories Include: French-style case, soft case cover, and a cleaning kit.


Full warranty from Di Zhao and Wichita Band's two-year service warranty are included.


Office Code: EDR


New Di Zhao/DiZhao DZ 400/501BEF Flute

  • "ALL new and all used instruments sold by Wichita Band Instrument Company come with our 24 month service warranty. It’s in addition to any factory guarantees. For two full years, we will repair or replace, whichever in our estimation is the more advisable, pads, corks, springs or other parts required, at no charge to the customer.

    The customer is responsible for shipping and insurance charges. Cases and plating finishes are not covered by our service warranty but are sometimes covered by factory guarantees." - Gary Ray, Owner

    Wichita Band Instrument Company maintains a repair department capable of restoration work of the highest quality. Even though repairs are essentially “free” for the first two years, after that period has expired, we remain at your service to maintain and repair your musical equipment forever. It’s our “service after the sale” promise and has been since 1953!

    In the event that a customer requires service under factory guarantees or Wichita Band’s service warranty, the item must be returned to us and not directly to the manufacturer.

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