Mendini by Cecilio flutes are one of best selling, teachers approved flutes. It features flawless finish, closed hole, undercut beveled embouchure, with high quality double bladder pads. Every flute is inspected at Cecilio's factory and re-checked at their Los Angeles distribution center to ensure that their high quality standards are met. This is why thousands of instructors have approved these flutes. Buy with confidence as it comes with a 1 year warranty against any manufacturer's defects.