S.E. Shires Q10S Bb Trumpet - Silver Plate (TRQ10S)

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Shires Q10S Trumpet: Versatility Meets Excellence

Introducing the Shires Q10S Trumpet, a masterfully crafted instrument designed for the discerning musician. Known for its warm, singing sound and exceptional projection, the Q10S stands out as an all-around trumpet, perfect for a myriad of musical settings.

Key Features:

  • Warm and Singing Tone: The Q10S is celebrated for its ability to produce a warm, melodious sound that doesn't sacrifice clarity or projection, making it ideal for both solo and ensemble work.
  • Remarkable Projection and Response: Experience an easy, centered response across all registers, ensuring a seamless playing experience whether you're hitting the highest highs or the lowest lows.
  • Dynamic Q10 Bell: The Q10 bell is designed to maintain its characteristic warmth and focus even at louder dynamics, while offering a more veiled, subtle sound at lower dynamics.
  • Efficient Q05 Leadpipe: This leadpipe provides the perfect balance of efficiency and flexibility, enabling players to effortlessly deliver even the most delicate passages.
  • Nickel-Silver Balusters and Valve Caps: These add not only a touch of aesthetic elegance but also enhance the sound's brilliance and character. The increased core and the cleanness of attack contribute to the trumpet's distinctive sound.
  • Versatile Performance: Whether you're performing in an orchestra, a jazz ensemble, or a solo recital, the Shires Q10S adapts to your needs, making it an excellent choice for a wide range of musical genres.

The Shires Q10S Trumpet is more than an instrument; it's a fusion of Shires' commitment to quality and the musician's desire for sonic perfection. Its construction and design embody the essence of what makes an all-around great trumpet: versatility, responsiveness, and a sound that captivates and resonates. Embrace the Shires Q10S for an unparalleled musical journey.

Shires Q10S Specifications

  • 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

  • Q leadpipe: .345-inch venturi, heavyweight yellow brass; open and free blowing with well-defined slots and easy response

  • QW 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