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S.E. Shires - Q11RS - Q Series C Trumpet

Model TRQ11RS

A fantastic orchestral C trumpet, the model Q11RS trumpet features our more open bell taper which produces a big, powerful sound with easy response. Matched with a firm, yet flexible slotting reverse leadpipe, this trumpet achieves an ideal balance of breadth, clarity, agility, and projection.

Nickel-silver balusters and valve caps add brilliance and character to the sound, increase its core, and contribute to cleanness and immediacy of attack.

Specs & Features

  • Key: C

  • Bore: .462 inch

  • Q11 bell: 4 13/16-inch, one-piece, hand-hammered open taper in yellow brass with round brass bead

  • QR reverse leadpipe: .348-inch venturi, heavyweight yellow brass; open and free blowing with well-defined slots and easy response

  • QWR tuning slide

  • Piston material: hand-lapped monel

  • Valve cluster: two-piece casings, standard weight, with nickel balusters

  • Top valve caps: Nickel Silver

  • Lower valve caps: Nickel Silver

  • Bell engraving: S.E. Shires makers mark, model designation, and traditional floral pattern

  • Finish: silver plate

  • Includes Q Series trumpet case, mouthpiece, and care kit

Q Series

Using the resources of S.E. Shires' parent company, the Eastman Music Company, we have been able to develop a more affordable class of professional brass instrument: the Q Series.

These instruments represent the philosophy of Eastman Music Company, to produce the finest musical instruments at every price point. Q Series are entry level professional instruments that have many of the same features as their custom counterparts. When you purchase a Q Series instrument you join the S. E. Shires family, a family which includes some of the finest professional musicians in the world.

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