Our Top Choice
Yamaha Standard Bb Cornet
Yamaha makes every effort to create indispensable, brilliant products and enjoy long and strong relationships with their clients.
Rounded leadpipe and ML (Medium-Large) bore. Durable. Two-piece bell made of yellow brass.
A bit pricey compared to other student cornets.
Gold lacquer or silver-plating
19.9” x 8.5” x 13.2” / 11 pounds
Schiller CenterTone Bb Cornet
Schiller Instruments uses a pioneering spirit and hands-on approach to produce high-quality but affordable instruments enjoyed by musicians all over the world.
British-style mouthpiece. French-style valve block and monel valves. Affordable and high-value. Comes with hard case.
Gold accents may scratch off over time.
Rose brass with gold accents
Jupiter 700 Standard Series Cornet
Jupiter Instruments uses the finest materials and quality control standards to manufacture reliable and consistently high-quality products.
Hand-fitted, dual-lapped valves. Wood-frame case for protection. Stainless steel pistons. Quiet operation.
A bit pricey.
Silver or gold lacquer
18.5” x 13.6” x 8.7” / 10.6 pounds
Tromba Pro Plastic Bb Cornet
Tromba’s most important criterion is the quality of sound. Every Tromba product is precision-tuned to detailed specifications that are developed through extensive research.
Excellent valve release mechanism. Proper springs. Lightweight, compact design. Affordable. Stainless steel pistons. Easy to clean.
Valve fittings are plastic studs and require extra care
Available in seven colors
15” x 9” x 6” / 1 pound
Nasir Ali Brass Bb Cornet with Case
Nasir Ali is widely recognized for their dignified musical instruments and curved pegs. Their cornets are first tested at the factory and then retested by professionals to ensure high-quality standards are met.
Smooth action valves. Comes with a hard shell case. 30-day warranty. Pleasant tone. Available in five attractive colors.
Intonation may be slightly off.
Available in multiple finishes
Brass, copper, and nickel
Professionals and beginners