Using the resources of its parent company, the Eastman Music Company, S.E. Shires has 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. When you purchase a Q Series instrument you join the S. E. Shires family, a family that includes some of the finest professional musicians in the world.
Bore: .459 inch
Q10 Bell: 4 13/16 inch, one piece, hand-hammered “Q” (centered) taper in yellow brass with round brass bead
Q05 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-silver balusters
Lower Valve Caps: nickel silver
Bell Engraving: S.E. Shires makers mark and model designation
Finish: silver plate
Includes Q Series trumpet case, mouthpiece, and care kit
The 1st Chair program offers a hand-selected line of quality Performance Level instruments at an affordable monthly payment.
• Throughout the payment period, Q&F’s exclusive “Worry Free” Maintenance and replacement coverage is included.
• Instruments are divided in to categories based on features and price point.
By making your 1st Chair Downpayment online, you are starting your exciting journey with a quality new instrument. After receiving your downpayment, a Q&F Representative will contact you to answer any questions you may have, go over final pricing, and work with you to complete an electronic contract. If you have any questions throughout the process, feel free to call 800-627-6872 or email info@QandF.com.