Designed for durability but not at the expense of playability, the Blessing BTS1287 Tenor Sax will keep a student interested in developing their skills from elementary school through high school. The BTS1287 is a perfect place to start and grow. It has a solid feel and is easy to play providing the excellent intonation, quick response and the classic sound associated with higher end models. A yellow brass body, bow and bell give the BTS1287 plenty of projection and the nickel-plated keys provide the strength needed to stay in adjustment. With professional style key work, a high F# option and adjustable thumb rest, the BTS1287 is a competitive student saxophone at an affordable price.