This full-sized tuba is ideal for students, particularly those just learning the horn. Its responsiveness assists beginning players in learning phrasing, and its excellent intonation helps foster a feel for correct pitch. 3 top-action, nickel-plated, nickel alloy pistons help achieve fast action. Hand-lapped slides move freely and stay airtight. Its rugged construction assures that it will hold up to the rigors of school use and transport.
Key of BBb. 4/4 size; .728" bore; 17-1/2" yellow brass bell; gold brass mouthpipe; 3 top-action, nickel-plated, nickel alloy pistons; hand-lapped slides; clear epoxy lacquer finish.
All wind instruments come with a limited 5-year warranty.
Key of BBb
17-1/2" yellow brass bell
Gold brass mouthpipe
3 top-action, nickel plated, nickel alloy pistons
Clear epoxy lacquer finish
Includes plastic tuba case and and an all-around mouthpiece
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This instrument has proven many times that it is the tuba to start your tubist on. It is good for both high school bands and orchestras. I have had two students of mine grow so much as musicians on this tuba, that they have even taken this tuba to state wind ensemble and state concert band! No tuba I've used in my school system compares to how well students development on this instrument. However the only downside to this instrument is of course its size. Purchasing a tuba rest is a priority when having your students play this to ensure they can hold it and paly it properly.
Yamaha YBB-201WC 3-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba