John Packer JP174 Euphonium

  • Student
  • Key Bb
  • 102393
JP174 Euphonium Lacquer CUTOUT   reduced




John Packer JP174 Euphonium

Code: 101759,102393

The JP174 is durable non-compensating Bb student euphonium popular with many within the UK education sector. Ideal for progressing players and those looking for a lightweight instrument for young players, the JP174 includes a 4th valve giving access to the lower notes without the extra weight of a fully compensating system. 

Our guide to buying your first euphonium will help you know what to look for and explains the different features that can be found on a euphonium.

Unique benefits

The JP174 Bb Euphonium is constructed from yellow brass throughout. The instruments features a .661" bore, 11" bell and bottom sprung valves for a smooth and free action. A bell ring is also included as standard, as with all JP Musical Instruments, providing a robust and rigid construction perfect for schools, music services and training bands.

Product benefits


  • Model: JP174, JP174S
  • Key: Bb
  • Bell Size: Yellow Brass 279.4mm (11")
  • Valves: Piston 3
  • Bore: Large 16.79mm (.661")
  • Water Key: Lever 1
  • Body: Yellow Brass
  • Finish: Lacquer (JP174)
  • Finish: Silver Plated (JP174S)
  • Lyre Box: Yes
  • Mouthpiece: Yes
  • Instrument Weight: 3.9Kg (8lb 6oz)
  • Weight with case: 9.3Kg (20lb 5oz)
  • Box Dimensions: 78x38x57cm (31x15x22.5)
  • Boxed weight: 3.58Kg (7lb 9oz)


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Supplied with

The JP174 is supplied with a JP mouthpiece and a high quality lightweight case featuring wheels, YKK zips throughout and useful side storage pocket. The case is well built and sturdy ensuring maximum protection for the instrument in all settings, whether in a school storage cupboard or being transported to and from lessons. Popular with schools and music services, JP Musical Instruments understands the importance of a high quality case no matter whether the instrument within is of a student or professional level.

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