Custom Series C Trumpets
The team at S.E. Shires Co. has benefitted from a close relationship with some of the world’s leading orchestral players and soloists to develop its C trumpets. With a sound rivaling the most sought after vintage instruments, our C trumpets boast incredible consistency, intonation, and ease of playing. Available standard in .462-inch bore, we offer models that will excel in orchestral, chamber, and solo performance.
The Model 401 C Trumpet features a heavyweight bell that produces a big and powerful song with easy response. Combined with an open and centered lead pipe, it produces an ideal balance of clarity, depth, and projection.
The Model 4F blends complexity and warmth with brilliance and projection. This instrument features a squared bell bend, side seam, and French bead.
The Model 4S8 C Trumpet is an incredibly balanced trumpet, perfect for orchestral playing. This trumpet features our “4” bell with a steel bead wire to create a powerful, brilliant, and complex sound that is effective in any setting.
The Model 502 has become a favorite with soloists and orchestral players for it's nimble and agile qualities coupled with clear articulations and superior ease of playing.
The Model 5S transitions seamlessly from solo recitals to large orchestral performances. It's sound has added complexity and a steely shimmer.
S.E. Shires trumpets are available with a variety of options for bells, leadpipes, and tuning slides. The models listed above feature our most popular combinations. For more information about customizing a trumpet and Custom Series pricing, please contact a trumpet specialist by phone at 508.634.6805, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.