Best Cornets for Beginners 2021

RS Berkeley CR614 Artist Series Bb Cornet

The RS Berkeley CR614 is a silver-plated intermediate cornet. When played, the silver plate produces a strong, robust tone. Given that this is an intermediate-level instrument, you should expect high-quality materials to be employed. The bore has been sized. 470 inches, thin to provide the desired mellow tone. The bell is comprised of 70 percent copper and 30 percent zinc in yellow brass. When used together, they aid to create a decent bright tone. The yellow brass effect extends to the leadpipe, contributing to the bright, pleasing tone.

Monel piston valves are used on this cornet, with the first and third valves causing slide adjustments. A mouthpiece, usual case created specifically for the cornet, quality valve oil for ma