The Baritone horn plays an essential role in concert bands and orchestras around the world. It shares a lot of similar traits with the euphonium - the primary difference being that euphoniums have 4 valves while the baritone horn has 3 (although 4-valve baritone horns are also available). If you're thinking about buying a new concert baritone horn, this is definitely the section to browse. Brands like Jupiter, Getzen, Kanstul and many others are here offering student, intermediate and professional concert baritone horn models.
So which concert baritone horn should you begin your search with? That will depend on your current budget, tastes and skill level. There are many generously-priced student concert baritone horns here, including the popular Yamaha YBH-301S Series Bb Baritone Horn. It has a .504" bore and an 8-3/8 upright yellow brass bell. Along with other unique features like 3 nickel-plated alloy pistons, gold brass leadpipe and yellow brass valve casings, the YBH-301S is an ideal choice for any aspiring beginner.
Or maybe you're a student player who's ready to take on a higher quality model? If so, then check out the King 2266 / 2268 Artist Series 4-Valve Baritone. Easy to adjust and featuring 1st and 2nd valve pull rings and a 3rd valve throw ring, this horn is in the key of Bb and comes in both bell front (2266) and upright bell (2268) positions.
Now if you really want to feast your eyes on some stunning works of art, the concert baritone horns in this catalog could make any stage veteran drool with envy. Just take a look at the Besson BE2056 Prestige Series Bb Baritone Horn. This baritone horn comes in lacquer and silver finishes, is in the upright position and has a compensating valve system for exceptional intonation. Perfect for members of brass ensembles, the BE2056 is a beautifully-crafted horn that belongs in the hands of any dedicated professional.
We could on and on about the amazing concert baritone horns that await you, but your best bet is to jump in and see them with your own eyes. Make no mistake, there's bound to be a concert baritone horn here that highlights your strongest playing traits and gets you excited about creating incredible music.