Written on: 26/11/2008 by TrebEuph124 (1 review written)
I bought the Tristar 4 valve Euphonium for 350 American dollars about 6 months ago. This horn is a good horn for beginners. It is a fair intermediate horn except the mouthpiece that comes with it is not a very good quality. When I bought a different mouthpiece (50$), it sounded much better. This Euph is not the best one in the world but is good for high school students and schools that are short on funds. It is a good quality for the money spent. The other down-side is the gig bag it comes... (read more)
Written on: 18/04/2007 by Skipatronic (1 review written)
About two years ago, I bought one of these horns because I didn't know much about the Tristar company and there wasn't much about the Tristar company so I got one and hoped for the best. Well I was HIGHLY disappointed with my purchase. First off, it looks good and you get high hopes for it but then it goes downhill after one note. Extremely Sharp on all pitches makes it IMPOSSIBLE to tune, even with a different mouthpiece. It will fall apart, especially in the 4th valve and the supports,... (read more)
Written on: 05/02/2006 by Wrightfamily30 (4 reviews written)
I bought a 4 valve euphonium from Tristar of India in the new year of 2006 for just over £100.
The instrument looks nice, being in bright silver plate and nicely proportioned.
I would suggest that its size makes it particularly suitable for children. I'm used to B & H Imperial and Sovereign models, and I found this much smaller and lighter; more like the Salvation Army Bandmaster that I played as a boy. Also, being medium bore (though I'm not sure exactly what the bore is on this... (read more)
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