4 Valve Tubas
Buying a new 4-valve tuba is not a decision that should be taken lightly. After all, you're investing in an instrument that could easily provide you with a lifetime of musical enjoyment. For this reason, you'll need to choose your tuba wisely by taking into consideration your budget, personal tastes from an esthetic standpoint and what kind of additional features you want your tuba to have. If you're still not sure what you want, it helps to start your search with the best sellers. Bb tubists will find many best sellers here, including the Cerveny CBB 686-4 Series 4-Valve 4/4 BBb Tuba Instrument with Case. This full-sized beauty has a .787" bore and a 17.7" bell, stands 38.58" tall and boasts nickel-silver valve casings. It also comes with a silver-plated mouthpipe and hardshell case.
C tubists will also come across some stunning models here. Just take a look at the 186 Series 4 Valve CC Tuba S186-4VC 4 Valves. This masterpiece is made using the same crafting techniques as in 1947 and many pros consider it to be the finest tuba on the market today. Or maybe you're searching for a new Eb 4-valve tuba - in which case, go with the Miraphone M7000L Ambassador Lacquer EEb Tuba. Ideal for brass bands, this 5/4 tuba showcases an 18.89" bell and is topped off with lacquer finish and you'll also receive a nickel silver mouthpiece.
With a selection of 4-valve tubas this massive, you could spend the entire day browsing your choices. Even F tubists have 4-valve tubas to check out, including the sparkling Meinl Weston 14 Travel F Tuba: a travelling model that will impress any on-the-go pro. As the largest and lowest pitched brass instrument, the tuba's essential role in orchestras and military bands means that you'll have no problem getting your hands on a 4-valve model that will make you excited about playing.