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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.
A versatile large bore instrument, the Q30GA features the clarity of sound and projection for which S.E. Shires instruments are famed. The QTY bell features an 81⁄2-inch, two-piece, hand-hammered “QI” taper in gold brass with soldered bead, giving this trombone a clear, singing tone with excellent projection and clarity. The wide, .547 bore handslide in standard weight yellow brass results in a broad sound that retains clarity, color and projection.
Paired with a nickel handslide crook, articulations are crisp and brilliant. The axial-flow valve features an extremely open low register paired with a broad, encompassing tone quality in all registers. At home in any ensemble, the Q30GA large bore trombone is an excellent choice for any trombonist.
Specs & Features
QTY bell: 8 1⁄2-inch, two-piece, hand-hammered “QI” taper in lightweight gold brass with soldered bead
Axial-flow F valve
QW47 handslide: .547-inch, standard-weight yellow brass; nickel-silver wide crook
QY tuning slide
Three interchangeable yellow brass leadpipes
Bell Engraving: S.E. Shires makers mark and traditional floral pattern
Includes Q Series tenor trombone case, mouthpiece, and care kit
S.E. Shires trombones are available with a variety of options for bells, leadpipes, and tuning slides. The models listed above feature our most popular combinations. For more information about customizing a trombone and Custom Series pricing, please contact us by phone at +65 6444 0706, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.