S.E. Shires Q10RS Q Series Bb Trumpet

S.E. Shires Q10RS Q Series Bb Trumpet

Regular price $3,180.00

A unique variation on the TRQ10S, the Model Q10RS trumpet features a reverse leadpipe to further facilitate response and cushion the blow. This trumpet produces a warm, singing sound with marvelous projection and easy, centered response in all registers. The Q10 bell also helps to maintain its characteristic warmth and focus at louder dynamics, while providing a more veiled sound at lower dynamics. The Q05R reverse leadpipe provides an ideal combination of efficiency and flexibility, allowing the player to produce the most delicate passages with ease. Nickel-silver balusters and valve caps add brilliance and character to the sound, increase its core, and contribute to cleanness and immediacy of attack. This trumpet makes a great choice as an all-around instrument for performance in a wide variety of musical settings.

  • Key: B♭

  • Bore: .459 inch

  • Q10 bell: 4 13/16-inch, one-piece, hand-hammered “Q” (centered) taper in yellow brass with round brass bead

  • QR reverse leadpipe: .345-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