Howarth | S30C Student Semi-Automatic Cor Anglais




The Howarth S30C is our new model student cor anglais. It is has a new design of key mechanism, specifically to help younger players and adults to hold the instrument comfortably and enable easier playing.
The Howarth S30C is relatively light in weight and has covered keys, making it ideal for the younger player. The instrument illustrated here is the conservatoire with thumbplate, or “dual” system instrument. This “dual” system allows the player to take advantage of alternative fingerings for some notes.

Features of this instrument include:

  • Plateau keys
  • New design for a more comfortable reach for smaller hands
  • Available as Conservatoire system, or Conservatoire system with Thumbplate (Dual system)
  • Semi-automatic octave mechanism
  • Lined tenon sockets
  • Adjusting screws for C# and F#-G# link
  • Right hand C-D trill
  • Left hand F key

It is supplied in a single case with a crook and accessories. Other cases, including double cases which hold an oboe and a cor anglais, are available as cost options.


Additional information



All wood body, Part-lined Top Joint (VT)


Instrument Level