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Standard Series

For more than a generation, Schilke trombone mouthpiece models have been accepted as the top choice for the serious trombone or euphonium player. These classic models feature comfortable rim profiles and unique cup shapes.

S = Small shank for Tenor Trombone, Baritone or Euphonium
L = Large shank for Large Bore Tenor Trombone, Baritone or Euphonium
E = European shank for Euphonium (Requires an additional fee for European shank)
B = Bass Trombone




Model mm inches throat Description Shank
40B 22.51 .886 15/64 (.2344″) Extremely small inner rim diameter and shallow “B” cup. This mouthpiece, with its wide-rounded rim, works well for the trumpet player who doubles on trombone. S
40 22.53 .887 15/64 (.2344″) Since the cup diameter is small, the upper register is improved. In addition, the tone has considerable projection. It is excellent for the bass trumpet and valve trombone. S
42B 22.99 .921 15/64 (.2344″) Contour profile – this mouthpiece is well suited for the small tenor trombone and lead/commercial playing. S
42 23.22 .914 15/64 (.2344″) Slightly larger diameter and deeper than the 42B, the 42 features a standard “C” cup. S
43A 23.57 .924 15/64 (.2344″) Contour profile – this mouthpiece was designed for the lead trombone player desiring an easy high register. S
44E4 24.28 .956 15/64 (.2344″) Though a small cup diameter, this mouthpiece offers a very deep “E” cup and semi-flat #4 rim. S L
45B 24.3 .953 15/64 (.2344″) Contour profile – designed for the lead trombone player with a larger cup volume than the 43A. S
45 24.38 .960 15/64 (.2344″) The semi-flat rim has a high point close to the center of the mouthpiece which allows for a great deal of flexibility. Ideally suited for the beginner trombone player. S
46 24.54 .966 15/64 (.2344″) Slightly larger than the 45, this is also a good beginner’s mouthpiece. S L
46D 24.76 .975 15/64 (.2344″) The cup diameter and volume is slightly larger than the 46, producing a full, resonant tone. Also recommended for the younger baritone/euphonium player. S L
47B 24.87 .979 C (.242″) Contour profile – This mouthpiece is a good all-around mouthpiece for the jazz player that is requiring quick response and a resonant high register. S
47 24.99 .984 15/64 (.2344″) For both professionals and students alike, this outstanding mouthpiece combines good response with superior tone quality and intonation. S L
47C4 25.1 .988 15/64 (.2344″) Like #47 but with a slightly wider, semi-flat #4 rim. S L
50 25.4 1.00 17/64 (.2656″) Particularly adapted to the medium and large-bore tenor trombones.  The Schilke standard options make this a fine all- around mouthpiece. S L
50C4 25.4 1.00 F (.257″) The medium-deep cup and medium-wide rim make this mouthpiece an outstanding choice for medium and large-bore tenor trombones, combining a rich, full sound with a high level of efficiency and playability. S L
51B 25.63 1.010 F (.257″) This mouthpiece incorporates a large diameter with a medium-small “B” cup and small throat S L
51 25.63 1.010 J (.277″) A large bowl shaped cup producing a rich tone quality. Ideally suited for large bore tenor and orchestral performers. S L E
51C4 25.63 1.010 I (.272″) Similar to the #51 with a slightly shallower cup and semi-flat #4 rim. S L
51D 25.55 1.005 J (.277″) One of our most popular, this mouthpiece offers a very large “D” cup and is excellent for the strong player. It is particularly suited for the Euphonium, producing a full dark tone. S L E
52 25.78 1.015 17/64 (.2656″) Slightly larger diameter than the 51, this mouthpiece produces a slightly broader sound. S L
52D 25.78 1.015 1/4 (.250″) Like the 51D, the large “D” cup makes this mouthpiece ideal for symphonic trombone playing. Also a good choice for the Euphonium player requiring a larger diameter than the 51D. S L E
52E2 25.91 1.020 J (.277″) With its extremely deep “E” cup and narrower, rounder #2 rim makes this mouthpiece an ideal symphonic choice for the robust player. Also a good choice for Euphonium player requiring more cup volume than the 52D. S L
53 26.24 1.033 15/64 (.2344″) This combination of large cup diameter and bowl shape is widely favored by those who desire a rich full sound. S L



Model mm inches throat Description Shank
57 26.52 1.044 17/64 (.2656″) This model is an excellent choice For those who play tenor and bass trombone. B
58 27.68 1.090 19/64 (.2969″) A highly recommended mouthpiece for those who double on tenor and bass, and the full-time bass trombonist, combining both good intonation with great lower and upper registers. B
59 28.52 1.123 19/64 (.2969″) An outstanding mouthpiece for the full-time bass trombonist, combining great intonation with excellent lower and upper registers. B
60 29.03 1.143 5/16 (.3125″) Our largest bass mouthpiece offering a full body of sound for the experienced player. B


Symphony Series

Large Bore Tenor Trombone and Bass Trombone Mouthpieces

Based on our standard trombone mouthpiece models, the Symphony Series Tenor Trombone and Bass Trombone models have modified rim contours, cup shapes, throats and backbores creating a responsive balance in resistance and blowing freedom along with attack clarity that will appeal to the contemporary trombonist. Schilke Symphony Series mouthpieces continue a tradition in outstanding Schilke workmanship combining old world craftsmanship with the demands of the modern brass player.

Sym-Tronbone


Model throat Description Shank
M5.1 K (.281″) A Medium Shallow Cup that provides more brilliance, and projection due to additional high overtones in the sound core. L
D5.1 K (.281″) A Standard cup shape that provides a deeper bottom to the sound core and excellent articulation clarity. Resistance variables are ideal for a principal player. L
D5.1* K (.281″) For a more open feel with additional depth to the sound and greater flexibility, the Standard Cup with tapered throat provides slightly less resistance than the “D” model. L



Model throat Description Shank
M5.2 K (.281″) A Medium Shallow Cup that provides more brilliance with a larger rim diameter than the 5.1 models. L
D5.2 K (.281″) A Standard cup shape that provides a deeper bottom to the sound core. L
D5.2* K (.281″) Standard Cup with tapered throat. More open than D5.2 L



Model throat Description Shank
M5.3 K (.281″) A Medium Shallow Cup that provides more brilliance with a larger rim diameter than the 5.2 models. L
D5.3 K (.281″) A Standard cup shape that provides a deeper bottom to the sound core. L
D5.3* K (.281″) Standard Cup with tapered throat. More open than D5.3 L



Model throat Description Shank
M6.0 O (.316″) This medium deep cup is similar to a standard 59 model yet maintains the rim diameter of a 60. It includes a large Schmidt backbore and more open “O” throat. It is an efficient, even playing mouthpiece that provides brilliance for maximum projection when desired. B
M6.0d 5/16 (.3125″) The M6.0d features a similar design to the M6.0, but with a more efficient throat size. This is an ideal choice for bass trombones that are exceptionally free blowing, such as Greenhoe Bass Trombones or bass trombones with dual bore slides. B
D6.0 O (.316″) Slightly more open feel than a standard Schilke 60 while maintaining the same rim diameter. It includes a large Schmidt backbore and more open “O” throat. Maintaining efficiency, this extra large bowl provides more depth to the sound core with clarity and consistency at all dynamic levels. B


Alto Trombone Mouthpieces

These contoured alto trombone mouthpieces are designed in two models. The 4.7 is more specifically designed for oratorio or solo playing and the 4.8 is a good choice for ensemble playing. Both are offered in a modified contour which offers the player clarity of sound with crisp articulations.
EC-MPC


Model throat Description Shank
4.7 1 Created for Alto Trombone, the 4.7 is ideal for oratorio and classic solo alto trombone playing. This mouthpiece enhances the higher overtones for a lighter and brighter concept of tone color. Similar to our 47B. S
4.8 1 Created for Alto Trombone, the 4.8 is the ideal “all around” alto mouthpiece. Notes center and slot with a pure clarity to the sound. Also useful as an orchestral mouthpiece when blend with larger bore tenors and bass are of utmost importance. Slightly bigger than a 47B. S



Signature Series

Bill Reichenbach Bass Trombone Mouthpiece

Photograph by Kurt Reichenbach


Model mm inches throat Description Shank

REICHENBACH

Bass Trombone Mouthpiece

28.17 1.109 K (.281″)

Designed working with Greenhoe Performing Artist Bill Reichenbach, the Schilke – Reichenbach bass trombone mouthpiece features a medium cup, comfortable semi-round rim contour, modified bass backbore and all new exterior profile. This mouthpiece offers an efficient and comfortable design, is full of color, and even in feel from the highest range through to the lowest pedal tones.

A portion of the proceeds from each Schilke – Reichenbach mouthpiece is contributed to the Hearts of Music Fund, a charity established by Bill Reichenbach that provides medical funding to musicians in financial need.

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