Standard Tuba

Compact in size and lighter in weight, the 3/4 size BTU1287 Tuba is manageable and an excellent choice for a developing student. Built to handle the rigorous demands of a school band program, our build quality, fit, and finish will allow musical growth and longevity. Easier to hold and play, the BTU1287 features three top action stainless steel valves with the big full sound required to anchor a school band. It also includes an additional detachable leadpipe to convert to an over the shoulder marching tuba.



  • SeriesStandard
  • FamilyTuba
  • InstrumentTuba
  • KeyBBb


  • 3/4 Size
  • 3 Top Action Valves
  • Stainless Steel Pistons
  • .661” Bore
  • 14.4” Yellow Brass Bell
  • Rose Brass Mouthpipe
  • Nickel Silver Slides
  • Yellow Brass Body
  • Additional Mouthpipe to convert to over the shoulder Marching Tuba
  • Clear Lacquer Finish


The perfect place to start and grow! Our reputation was built on providing durable and affordable entry level wind instruments for students without sacrificing playability. Our legacy and experience offer reliability and confidence for both educators and parents. Stable and sturdy, these models are designed with the beginner in mind, laying a solid foundation in sound and technique.