This horn was customized by Houghton Horns in 2018. The original leadpipe was refitted and soldered on and a new factory 11D bell tail was installed.
Conn “Symphony” – Key of F/Bb, .468″ bore, Geyer wrap, 12″ medium throat rose brass screw bell, rose brass mouthpipe and first branch, yellow brass slide crooks, nickel silver slide tubes, tapered rotors and bearings, all string linkages, reversible 4th rotor, adjustable thumb spatula, clear lacquer finish.
The 11DRES has a medium throat which provides control and focus of sound which helps in chamber, solo, and orchestral settings. This model features a bronze brass detachable bell. It is slightly more open playing than the 10DE version. This horn features a Geyer style wrap with a more open style F branch which helps open up the sound. An adjustable finger hook helps the performer be comfortable while performing. This horn also features vintage style valve caps and dual water keys.