The Yamaha YBB201S Student Model Bb Tuba is an affordable instrument for avid learners. The instrument meets the ever growing needs of the modern day market. Featuring a silver-plated finish and nickel-plated valves this reliable instrument produces rich strong sounds and offers a large professional sized yellow brass bell. The Yamaha is easy for a student to play and has accurate intonation. Ideal for any performance situation and built to last this full-size tuba is the best beginners tuba on the market.