Instruments

Instrument Sales at Forsyths Music Shop, Manchester

Forsyth is the complete musical instrument store, with over 150 years experience finding the right instrument for musicians of all standards. Whether you are looking for folk instruments, stringed instruments, woodwind, brass, percussion, standard or electric models, new or pre-owned, we stock ...

Instrument Sales at Forsyths Music Shop, Manchester

Forsyth is the complete musical instrument store, with over 150 years experience finding the right instrument for musicians of all standards. Whether you are looking for folk instruments, stringed instruments, woodwind, brass, percussion, standard or electric models, new or pre-owned, we stock the broadest range of instruments and musical accessories in the North West and now serve the UK and beyond via our comprehensive online store.

Renovated Instrument Department 

Our instrument department has been getting a facelift recently. Come along and see how we are getting on and try some fantastic instruments at the same time. We have restored the original Victorian ceiling, repaced the carpet and are now opening up more display space to give you even more choice when you vist us.

Instrument Repairs

If you are having instrument problems, our on site technicians can help from basic set ups to full restoration. Contact the instrument department via the Ask a Question button or call 0161 956 2052 ext. 606.

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  • £ 849.00 £ 1,149.00
    Sale!

    An F-style Oval Hole mandolin handmade in Bejing and made of solid carved spruce and maple. 'Classic' red/brown gloss nitrocellulose finish. Comes with a hard case. Note: this mandolin has a mark on the top as shown in the photos

    £ 849.00 £ 1,149.00
  • £ 985.00 £ 1,102.00

    Setting new standards for young musicians The E12 is a new student model from Buffet.  Ease of play, reliability, and accurate tuning are the main characteristics of this clarinet, made from unstained grenadilla with a laquer coat. Based upon the designs of the professional models it is manufactured and assembled by the Buffet professional teams in France...

    £ 985.00 £ 1,102.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 900.00

    A workshop made viola of German origin, c1900. Two piece back of tight figure , golden varnish.   A fairly short string length that would suit a player with small finger span. Some wear to the varnish consistant with its age but no repairs or issues. Set up in our workshop with Obligato strings.

    £ 900.00
  • £ 1,062.00

    The YAS280 saxophones offer a perfect start because it is designed with the young beginner in mind. Relatively light-weight and ergonomically shaped, they are easy to hold and to play. The intonation is perfect, and it is easy to get a great sound.  A redesigned neck receiver promotes a quick response and ease of play while also increasing the durability...

    £ 1,062.00
  • £ 650.00 £ 885.00
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    Unique alto saxophone in black and silver, perfect for students. An excellent quality instrument for the best start to your saxophone journey.

    £ 650.00 £ 885.00
  • £ 915.00 £ 1,049.00

    3 times winner of the UK Music Industry Association Award.  Originally designed to fit into the reasonably priced student saxophone category without compromising quality, the Trevor James 'Horn' Sax quickly became popular around World with its ease of sound production, excellent build quality and an affordable price tag.

    £ 915.00 £ 1,049.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 949.00 £ 1,049.00

    New Trevor James alto sax in champagne gold frost finish. The Horn 88 remains true to the design concepts of the original TJ 1990 horn with some added visual and performance twists. It has been created as a celebration of the 25year anniversary of the original Trevor James saxophone production concept in 1988. Trevor James 'Horn 88"

    £ 949.00 £ 1,049.00
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  • £ 1,000.00 £ 1,043.46

    Excellent entry level horn Good intonation 8" yellow brass bell Comes with soft compact style case, valve oil and cleaning cloth .466" bore

    £ 1,000.00 £ 1,043.46
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  • £ 999.00 £ 1,036.71
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    The Cantabile is the ideal ‘Step-up’ flute for the established flute player who wishes to fully explore the vast tonal possibilities by adding a precious metal element on to their instrument.  This one off special comes with a wooden head joint instead of the standard silver headjoint. Open hole version available - please enquire for details

    £ 999.00 £ 1,036.71
  • £ 850.00 £ 1,031.00

    Perfect for the advancing studentEven although it is classed as an intermediate instrument, the YCL450 offers a surprisingly professional sound with an easy response. Incorporating some of the most distinctive qualities of Yamaha's professional model clarinets, the 450S has a new bell and barrel design for improved intonation and projection, especially in...

    £ 850.00 £ 1,031.00
    Reduced price!
  • The Stentor Student double bass is made to a high standard and offers good playability at an affordable price. This is a good entry level double bass for the student player.  This instrument is setup in shop - therefore shipping is complicated! Please contact for shipping options.

  • £ 879.00 £ 976.00

    Classic 'Silent' violin designed specifically for practice High quality lightweight design that plays like a pro level violin Sophisticated electronics for superior sound through headphones

    £ 879.00 £ 976.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 839.00 £ 969.00
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    An F-style F Hole mandolin handmade in Bejing and made of solid carved spruce and mahogany. Black gloss nitrocellulose finish. Comes with a hard case.

    £ 839.00 £ 969.00
  • £ 950.00

    Description coming soon!

    £ 950.00
  • £ 899.00

    The Cantabile is the ideal ‘Step-up’ flute for the established flute player who wishes to fully explore the vast tonal possibilities by adding a precious metal element on to their instrument.  The new look TJ Cantabile flute has a 925 silver headjoint, silver-plated body, footjoint tube and silver-plated French style pointed key arm mechanism. 

    £ 899.00
  • £ 899.00

    The Cantabile is the ideal ‘Step-up’ flute for the established flute player who wishes to fully explore the vast tonal possibilities by adding a precious metal element on to their instrument.  The new look TJ Cantabile flute has a 925 silver headjoint, silver-plated body, footjoint tube and silver-plated French style pointed key arm mechanism.   This...

    £ 899.00
  • £ 899.00

    Made in Germany by Gewa’s luthier Marko Ackert Beautifully formed two-piece back Open pore hand finished with spirit varnish Manufactured from selected Bosnian sycamore maple and spruce Fitted with ebony fingerboard and swiss pegs and an alloy tailpiece with four adjusters Set up with Thomastik Infeld Dominant strings

    £ 899.00
  • £ 899.00

    Made In Germany. Two piece back of figured Bosnian sycamore maple. Hand finished with spirit varnish.

    £ 899.00
  • £ 650.00 £ 899.00

    Made in Luby, Czech Rep for Forsyths.  Handmade from European tonewoods and spirit varnish. This is a new instrument but one we've had around the workshop for a while with a couple of marks on it.  

    £ 650.00 £ 899.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 885.00

    3 times winner of the UK Music Industry Association Award.  Originally designed to fit into the reasonably priced student saxophone category without compromising quality, the Trevor James 'Horn' Sax quickly became popular around World with its ease of sound production, excellent build quality and an affordable price tag.  This is a Frosted Black 2012 model.

    £ 885.00
  • £ 741.00 £ 880.00

    Intermediate level cornet Incorporates many design features of the professional level models Very accurate intonation 'Shepherd's crook' style bell Comes with case and 11E4 mouthpiece For full description please see below.

    £ 741.00 £ 880.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 799.00 £ 864.00

    From the Buffet Student series, the new E11 model in the key of Bb with an easy response and remarkable accuracy. The E11 is a popular model for more advanced players who want to progress on to a wooden clarinet. Made in Germany with Silver Plated Keys. An Outfit - supplied with case, reed, mouthpiece etc.

    £ 799.00 £ 864.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 859.00

    An A-style F Hole mandolin handmade in Bejing and made of solid carved spruce and maple. 'Classic' red/brown satin finish. Rolled edges for increased player comfort. Comes with a gigbag.

    £ 859.00
  • £ 785.00 £ 849.00

    Made in Germany. Weights 3.9kg. Custom fit suspension system.

    £ 785.00 £ 849.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 699.00 £ 844.00

    Intermediate / student Bb trombone.  An ideal starter instrument that will take a student up to Grade 5+, with impeccable Yamaha build quality and tone and having many of the features associated with the Yamaha professional models.

    £ 699.00 £ 844.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 549.00 £ 699.00
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    A factory made cello of Chinese origin. Manufactured to Forsyth specifications in Beijing and set up by our resident luthier in Manchester. A padded case and bow are included.

    £ 549.00 £ 699.00
  • £ 699.00 £ 799.00

    Forsyth recommends! These fantastic cellos punch well above their weight! A strong sounding student cello for vey little money! Solid spruce/maple construction Ebony fingerboard and fittings Set up by Forsyth's violin tech Comes with padded cover and carbonite bow

    £ 699.00 £ 799.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 650.00 £ 799.00
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    A handmade Vietmanese mandolin made from solid carved spruce and maple. Modern construction with carbon fibre X bracing. Comes with hard case.

    £ 650.00 £ 799.00
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