Trumpets are not everyone’s first choice when they decide to play Instruments but once they hear it or starts playing it, it becomes their Only choice and fall in love with it Instantly.
But, this art is not cheap at all, especially for students who are just starting out, affording a good Quality trumpet is not an easy task at all.
A good trumpet for students is around 300$ and it can be as cheap as 100$ and as costly as $125,000.
So it depends on your pocket. But the Question which arises is why just a metal instrument is so expensive . So, Let’s look at why are Trumpets so expensive
Why are Trumpets so Expensive
Trumpets are not just metal pieces bent and stick together to produce magnificent sounds, they are carefully crafted by skilled trumpeters to produce the best sounds and please the ears of listener.
There are many things which goes into a good trumpet like the Quality of metal used, type of metal used, skilled men to check the sound and tuning of instrument.
Also there are a lot of small parts which need to be manufactured to bear high tolerances.
Are Cheap Trumpets Worth it
You can get a trumpet for 100$ or less but the Quality of Metal used will be so thin that it can bent easily due to any small circumstances and can also corrode in a short period of time and will hold you back in completely expressing your talent.
Also some other Drawbacks of Cheap trumpets are :
- Unresponsive and Jammed Valves
- Low Quality Mouthpiece
- Poorly Soldered
- Cheaply lacquered
- Cannot be Repaired
- Poorly toned
We hope that you understand the reason for costly price of trumpets.