How much does a contra tuba cost?

Tubas come at various prices – they start around $1000 and go as high as $20,000.

Does Yamaha make tubas?

YBB-202MWC The Yamaha marching tuba has received a resounding stamp of approval from several of the country’s top Drum Corps.

How heavy is a Yamaha Contra?


Weight 2.5kg
Mouthpiece BH-48L
Case Included

How heavy is a Yamaha marching tuba?

Average Yamaha Tuba Weight The average weight of Yamaha Tuba is around as being thirteen pounds, as most tubas produced by Yamaha are used in marching bands or parades.

Where are Yamaha tubas made?

The Yamaha band instruments that are made in China are made with the exact same standards, materials, tooling, and quality control as the instruments that were made in Japan, USA, Indonesia, Malaysia, etc.

Where are king tubas made?

In September 1964 the King logo was updated to the crown that is still used today. After 1965 (from number 426000 onwards) all horns were made in Eastlake, Ohio and engraved King Musical Instruments.

How heavy is a contrabass tuba?

The contrabass bugle, shortened to contra, is frequently used by more experienced players in marching band and drum corps. Unlike sousaphones, contras look more like a concert tuba, except it rests on your shoulder. Contras weigh between 25 and 35 pounds.

What is the heaviest brass instrument?

The word tuba means trumpet or horn in Latin. But tubas are a LOT bigger than trumpets. A trumpet weighs about 1.3 kilograms, but a tuba weighs a whopping 13.6 kilograms! It’s so heavy that tubists hold them across their laps while playing them (instead of lifting them up to their mouths, like a trumpet or a trombone).