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Sometimes playing your piccolo is a tough job. 

The sound is harsh, out of tune, totally unpleasant. It's, in one word, frustrating. 

Thankfully, there's a solution that makes beautiful piccolo playing simple and easy! 

All our staff of professional piccolists started out where you are. We spoiled many hours of practising, so many afternoons, before realising the answer. We wasted money, even asked for loans, to buy new and expensive instruments, before learning the secret to good sound and joyful playing: 

The mechanism must be correctly registered.

In fact it must be perfect! It took years of trial and error, but in the end, we realised it's not a matter of money, but a matter of quality: good things working properly. Easy to say, but hard to find. Especially when you're on a budget, which is common for a good flute student, facing the professional world, having already spent a small fortune buying a top flute. 

The Storm piccolo by Gemeinhardt is a synthetic piccolo, made entirely in USA, it's easy and enjoyable, with a rich sound. Being direct: it offers a professional quality at an affordable price. Forget the fear of difficult highs and dump lows; just play with joy.

Alessandro Visintini 

principal piccolist

Orchestra Haydn Orchester of Bolzano and Trento, Italy

  • Every Storm Gemeinhardt that we sell is tested and registered in Italy only by professional piccolists deeply aware of your needs, so to deliver you a suitable piccolo for your exams, auditions and competitions
  • Liplate "wave" ergonomically shaped to avoid any stress when you shift from flute to piccolo
  • Powerful sound on the 1st octave and easy on the 3rd, so you can play relaxed, and you can express yourself with tones and colours
  • No intonation issue thanks to an even scale carefully balanced
  • Its deeply researched materials and design offers a richness of sound which ensures you a consistent quality through the three octaves, for a better amalgam with the sound of the orchestra
  • Its careful construction process guarantees a precision mechanism in nickel silver which translates in a fast and precise technique
  • The exquisite and ergonomic design results in a piccolo delightful to the eye, to hold in our hands and to show to colleagues: they will be pleasantly curious, which is always a good thing for your professional image ;)
  • Wooden case covered with synth. leather, with case cover in synth. leather: optimal protection against bumps and atmospheric agents
  • Very friendly price: no need to live on a budget to have a top instrument
  • Should you need to contact our customer care service, you will meet only professional piccolists who will understand your needs and what you are speaking about

€ 1.300,00 

+ shipping and taxes 

€ 1.586,00 

Prezzo al pubblico Italia compresi IVA e spedizione

Dante Milozzi

Solo Flute

RAI National Symphony Orchestra

Hi all! I'm Dante Milozzi, first flute of the Rai National Symphony Orchestra. Maybe not everyone knows that in the orchestra I also have the obligation of the piccolo and that I often have to play, especially in large symphonies, parts full of fast changes from the piccolo to flute and vice versa.

 For this reason, lately, approaching the retirement age and considerably diminished the desire to study the piccolo seriously, I have been looking for an instrument that would help me in this direction!

 Readiness, intonation, stability, reliability and extreme ease of articulation, especially in the acute octave, in addition to the very reasonable price, have literally convinced me to use this lovely instrument !!!

 I recommend it not only to those flutists like me who use it occasionally but also to those guys who, not having much money to invest, are looking for an enticing approach towards this "Capriccioso" instrument!

 Indeed, the "so-called pure piccolist" will have to object on the best warmth of sound that is obtained from a wooden instrument but on balance and for ordinary mortals, I find in this instrument more merits and conveniences than anything else !!!

Felice Santelli

Soloist - Teacher

I am pleasantly surprised by the ease and readiness of this instrument.

The sound is rich and well balanced in all three octaves, the mechanism precise and reliable. An excellent instrument that has nothing to envy to other of higher level.

Sasha De Ritis


Flute teacher at the A. Scontrino conservatory in Trapani

An instrument that struck me immediately at the first notes for its ease, homogeneity on all three octaves, fantastic intonation.

Excellent value for money...

I would recommend it to everyone, students, professionals, especially those who play little the piccolo and need an easy and ready-to-use instrument.

You will feel at ease both in competitions and in orchestra playing with such an easy and enjoyable instrument: you will be more appreciated by colleagues and this will give you access to new and more exciting work opportunities.
Your practising time will be more effective thanks to this easy and enjoyable instrument: you will not spoil your afternoons repeating uselessly the same excerpt, so you will have more time to relax or to widen your repertoire. 
Buying online is the most comfortable way to try an instrument at your ease. You actually have more statutory warranties than buying in a brick shop. You receive your instrument directly at home, and you can try it at ease in a familiar environment, taking the time to ask for suggestions to your colleagues and teacher.

Our Team


Alessandro Visintini

professional piccolist and flutist in symphonic orchestra, Italy


Daniela Gaidano

Violinist, Stringmaker, Marketer


Andrea Dainese

Orchestra and chamber music flutist and piccolist, teacher, maker of fine flutes and headjoints


Annalisa Cuel

Flutist, piccolist, professional technician

Do you mean I can seriously USE it?

Vivaldi: Concerto for two Piccolos and flute ensemble

II movement - Adagio

Alessandro Visintini and Annalisa Cuel: Piccolos Storm Gemeinhardt 

Les Flûtes Fatales, Annalisa Cuel conductor

Vivaldi: Concerto for two Piccolos and flute ensemble

I movement - Allegro

Alessandro Visintini and Annalisa Cuel: Piccolos Storm Gemeinhardt 

Les Flûtes Fatales, Annalisa Cuel conductor

Your Storm

  • Brand                                         Roy Seaman 
  • Headjoint Stile                      Wave or Traditional 
  • Headjoint Finish                  Syntetic
  • Body Finish                             Syntetic 
  • Key Finish                                Silver-Plated 
  • Skill Level                                 Professional 
  • Case Type                                 Leather on Wood
  • Case Cover                              Leather
  • Cleaning Rod                          Metal
  • Warranty                                  5 Years
€ 1300,00 
+ shipping and taxes 

€ 1.586,00 

Prezzo al pubblico Italia compresi IVA e spedizione

Mypiccolo.it offers you 14 days of right of withdrawal.

In the case you are not fully satisfied with your purchase, you can chose between a complete money refund or to have it substituted with a different model you may like more. You need to ship it back and after we check everything is in order and in same conditions as new, we will send you what agreed for. The return shipping is at customer's cost.

For any issue please contact us to share the problem so that we can find a solution.

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