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Dedicated to the knowledge of all J.W. York & Sons, Grand Rapids, USA Line, and York Band Instruments from Grand Rapids, Michigan.



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& Resources
Chicago Symphony York Tubas
Learn about the fabled tubas that have been studied and copied by experts.​​


York Factory Area
Hard hats not required!
​York Instrument Audio


Hear authentic York Instruments!
Last York Tuba?
The exciting find that leads to more knowledge of the York Company.


York Mouthpieces
Learn about the cupped brass mouthpieces that gave the York sound!  Courtesy of!


York During the War
Learn about York during WWII!


Arnold Jacobs, CSO

Louis Armstrong, Jazz

Gene Pokorny, CSO

James Stamp, Minneapolis

Ellis Thompson Jackson, Jazz

Laurence Brown, Jazz

Eugene Adam, BSO

Glen Cooke, MSO

Pattee Evenson, Rochester Phil

Paul Schmidt, Rochester Phil

William V. Webster, Detroit Symphony

Les McManis, Jazz

Don Conlin, Jazz

Chester Groth

Harry Brown, Indianapolis


Featured Sections

May 1936 Music Educators Journal.PNG
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