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  1. Best Seller
    BURKART Resona Grenadilla Wood Piccolo
    Starting at $2,664.00
    Open Box From:
    $2,076.00
  2. Best Seller
    Pearl Flutes PFP-105 Grenaditte Piccolo
    Pearl Flutes PFP-105 Grenaditte Piccolo
    $1,040.00
  3. Top Rated
    Gemeinhardt Model 4P Piccolo
    Gemeinhardt Model 4P Piccolo
    $839.00
  4. Best Seller
    Pearl Flutes PFP-165 Grenaditte Piccolo with Grenadilla Headjoint
    $1,496.30
  5. Best Seller
    Pearl Flutes PFP-105 Grenaditte Piccolo with Straight Headjoint
    $1,040.00
  6. 20% off with code
    Allora Student Series Piccolo Model AAPI-996
    $249.99
    Open Box:
    $199.99
  7. Hall C Crystal Piccolo
    Hall C Crystal Piccolo
    $46.75
  8. Gemeinhardt Roy Seaman Signature Piccolo
    $3,479.00
  9. Gemeinhardt 4SS Professional Piccolo
    $2,649.00
  10. Gemeinhardt KG Limited Professional Piccolo
    $2,778.00
  11. Gemeinhardt Model 4W Piccolo
    Gemeinhardt Model 4W Piccolo
    $2,099.00
  12. Gemeinhardt Model 4WSSK Piccolo
    Gemeinhardt Model 4WSSK Piccolo
    $2,659.00
  13. Top Rated
    Yamaha YPC-32 Piccolo
    Yamaha YPC-32 Piccolo
    $1,387.00
  14. Rebate
    Yamaha YPC-82 Professional Piccolo
    $3,567.99
  15. Jupiter JPC1100E Intermediate Piccolo
    $1,829.00
  16. Rebate
    Yamaha YPC-81 Professional Piccolo
    $3,275.99
  17. Rebate
    Yamaha YPC-62 Professional Piccolo
    Starting at $2,272.99
  18. Gemeinhardt 4S Series Piccolo
    Gemeinhardt 4S Series Piccolo
    Starting at $1,459.00
  19. Gemeinhardt Model 4SH Piccolo
    Gemeinhardt Model 4SH Piccolo
    $1,259.00
  20. Gemeinhardt Roy Seaman Storm Piccolo
    $1,299.00
    Open Box:
    $1,039.20
  21. Gemeinhardt Model 4SP Piccolo
    Gemeinhardt Model 4SP Piccolo
    $1,149.00
  22. Gemeinhardt Model 4PSH Piccolo
    Gemeinhardt Model 4PSH Piccolo
    $969.00
  23. Gemeinhardt Model 4PMH Piccolo
    Gemeinhardt Model 4PMH Piccolo
    $839.00
  24. 20% off with code
    Bundy BPC-300 Piccolo
    Bundy BPC-300 Piccolo
    $499.99 Was:  $599.99
    Open Box:
    $399.99
  25. Jupiter JPC1010 Piccolo
    Jupiter JPC1010 Piccolo
    $739.00
    Open Box:
    $591.20
  26. Jupiter JPC700 Student Piccolo
    Jupiter JPC700 Student Piccolo
    $739.00
  27. Jupiter JPC1000 Piccolo
    Jupiter JPC1000 Piccolo
    $739.00
  28. Prelude by Conn-Selmer Student Model Piccolo
    $429.00
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As the smallest and highest member of the flute family, the piccolo is a very colorful instrument that adds a lot of liveliness and spirit to the sound of a musical piece. While the concert flute underwent a bit of a renaissance in the mid-1800s that saw it change from its original wooden form to today's metal instruments, the same change did not work as well for the piccolo and it came away from the period with wood still being the preferred material. Since most piccolo players start on the flute, chances are high that you're already well-informed about many of the things to look for in a piccolo. The various options available on a piccolo, such as the split-E mechanism, are often similar to the flute. Where the two instruments differ (apart from size and octave, of course) is primarily in what they're made of. Piccolos are available in four common materials: plastic resin, wood, Grenadite composite or metal. Plastic resin is a solid choice for a player's first piccolo, since it is both affordable and durable. A plastic piccolo will never crack and needs only basic upkeep and care to maintain. Wooden piccolos, usually made of the same Grenadilla wood as an oboe or English horn, are the preferred choice of professional musicians. As the traditional material for the piccolo, wood offers an exact tonal character. The third option is Grenadite, which is a composite that sits somewhere between plastic and wood. Grenadite has plastic's resistance to temperature and humidity with most of the acoustic quality of wood, making it a favorite of professionals for outdoor concerts to put out a great sound while avoiding the risk of cracking. Completing the material roster is metal, which creates an instrument similar to a miniaturized flute and, therefore, with many of the same qualities. Choosing your new piccolo comes down to combining your knowledge of the flute with the decision of which material is best for you. With well-regarded piccolo makers like Yamaha, Gemeinhardt and Powell to choose from, there's no shortage of great-sounding instruments ready to take home.


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