Fiberglass is striking on the field and easier to carry.
The Jupiter JSP1000 Qualifier Series is a sturdy built Sousaphone with a lightweight yet durable fiberglass body and bell. Perfect for school marching bands, its .688" bore and 26" bell provide a bold, resonant tone that projects loudly in any performance setting. Thanks to its removable yellow brass leadpipe and valve section, cleaning and repairing the Sousaphone is simple for any brass technician. The valve section itself is available with a clear lacquer or silver plate finish. With stainless steel pistons for a smooth feel and long-lasting durability, the Qualifier Series Fiberglass BBb Sousaphone is an ideal choice for developing sousaphone players.
Fiberglass Body Withstands Impacts
The fiberglass body and bell of the JSP1000 Qualifier Series Sousaphone are resistant to dents and scratches, able to endure the rigors of outdoor marching performances and student handling. Fiberglass also provides a featherlight weight, making the Sousaphone comfortable for younger students to carry and maneuver. For schools on a budget, fiberglass is an affordable yet durable material that extends the lifespan of the instrument.
Removable Valve Section Simplifies Maintenance
Thanks to its removable valve section, cleaning and repairing the Qualifier Series Sousaphone is simple for any brass technician. The valve section can be detached and serviced on its own, without needing to handle the entire instrument. This modular design also allows for quick cleaning and maintenance of the Sousaphone between uses.
Provides a Powerful, Projecting Tone
With a .688" bore and 26" bell, the Qualifier Series Sousaphone produces a bold, resonant tone that projects loudly outdoors. Its large bell helps the instrument cut through ambient noise, allowing it to be heard clearly in any performance setting. The yellow brass leadpipe and valve section provide subtle warmth and fullness to the overall sound.
Durable yet Budget-Friendly
For schools on a budget, the JSP1000 Qualifier Series Sousaphone is an affordable yet high-quality option. With stainless steel pistons and fiberglass construction, the JSP1000 Sousaphone is built to withstand frequent use and last for many marching seasons. An included hardshell case with wheels provides secure transport and storage for the instrument.