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Are Conn Selmer saxophones good?

Are Conn Selmer saxophones good?

The build quality is on par with other great Taiwanese made saxophones (some of which sit a few hundred pounds above the Conn-Selmer) and the tone is completely alive. When I say alive I don’t simply mean bright, I mean it puts a whole palette of tone at your disposal.

What is the best saxophone to learn on?

alto saxophone
The alto saxophone is by far far the most popular choice when it comes to learning saxophone – especially for younger players who might find the tenor too heavy.

Who makes Selmer saxophone?


Type Subsidiary
Key people Stephen Zapf President (since 2019)
Products Brasswinds, percussion and string instruments
Brands List Armstrong (flutes) C.G. Conn Henri Selmer Paris Holton King Leblanc Ludwig Scherl & Roth Vincent Bach Yanagisawa
Parent Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc.

How much does a Selmer alto saxophone cost?

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This item Selmer AS-500 Alto Saxophone SELMER Alto Saxophone, lacquer (AS400)
Customer Rating 4.0 out of 5 stars (6) 5.0 out of 5 stars (1)
Price $2,542.00 $1,409.00
Sold By Brook Mays
Instrument Key F E Flat

Is Conn-Selmer a good brand?

With a portfolio of many brands, Conn-Selmer is the leading manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments for student, amateur, and professional use. These legendary brands have earned a legacy of respect unparalleled by any other builders.

Where are Conn-Selmer saxophones made?

Conn-Selmer manufacturing facilities are located in Elkhart, Indiana; Cleveland and Eastlake, Ohio, and Monroe, North Carolina.

What is the easiest saxophone to learn to play?

The alto saxophone is easier to play than the soprano saxophone, and so it is a good choice for beginners. A simple comparison of the length of the soprano and alto saxophones shows that they are about the same, 70 centimeters long.

Which saxophone is the hardest?

Soprano Saxophone
Soprano Saxophone The soprano is known as the hardest saxophone to play.

What is the difference between Selmer and Conn-Selmer?

Selmer USA is now Conn-Selmer (because Conn and Selmer USA merged) and have the rights to distribute the horns made in Paris France to the USA; along with Yanigisawa. They also own Bach, Armstrong, Emerson, you name it!

Where are Selmer alto saxophones made?

The Seles Axos saxophone is made in the Henri Selmer Paris factory located in Mantes-la-Ville, France, in the same factory as all other models since 1922. Like all top-of-the-range Henri Selmer Paris instruments, this model continues the tradition of craftsmanship manufacturing integrating new industrial techniques.

Where are Selmer AS500 made?

Re: Selmer AS500 – Did I buy the wrong horn? The only emotional hurdle I would face in buying an AS500 is the fact it’s made in Taiwan.

Who owns Conn-Selmer?

Steinway Musical InstrumentsConn-Selmer / Parent organization