Professional piccolos feature select grenadilla wood for exceptional tone as well as conical bore for accurate intonation. A long time favorite of today's professional musicians. Greater body strength and accurate key action. Split E mechanism produces a clearer and more responsive high E. Undercut tone holes improve intonation and response due to smoother airflow throughout the instrument. Key types are concave contoured with ribbed key post. Double bladder pads for long life and better seating.