Today’s range of Besson cornets consists of the student-level New Standard (a nod the the historic Boosey & Hawkes models), the classic Sovereign and the top of the range Prestige. Available in a choice of clear lacquer or silver plate these modern day Bessons are the choice of serious amateurs, top level brass bands and pro players alike.
The names Boosey & Hawkes and Besson have long been synonymous with the world of brass bands. Manufacturers all over the world have tried to emulate these great instruments but few have truly succeeded. Steps are continually taken to improve its already superior build quality.