Shires designs with Eastman production.
Using the resources of S.E. Shires' 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. Q Series are entry-level professional instruments that have many of the same features as their custom counterparts. 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.
QTY Bell: 8.5 inch, two-piece, hand-hammered “QI” taper in lightweight yellow brass with soldered bead
Rotary F Valve
QW47 Handslide: .547-inch, standard-weight yellow brass; nickel-silver wide crook
QY Tuning Slide: Three interchangeable yellow-brass leadpipes (1, 2, 3)
Bell Engraving: S.E. Shires makers mark and model designation
Includes Q Series tenor trombone case, mouthpiece and care kit