Easy to play with precise, uniform intonation for players of all levels, the YRS-24B is perfect for the beginning musician. Recorders using the Baroque fingering system are the most commonly used in the United States, making this the model of choice for schools and beginning music programs. A very durable plastic ideal for student recorders. Plus, it's completely BPA-free, so you know it's safe for anyone. The three-piece construction of this recorder makes tuning easy and cleaning easier. In addition, Yamaha uses a technique known as ultrasonic welding to assemble these instruments, which means no glues or adhesives are necessary.