Sousaphone and Helicons FAQs

What is the difference between a helicon and a sousaphone?

The sousaphone is actually a specialised version of the helicon.

How is the sousaphone different from a tuba?

["The sousaphone is different from a tuba in its wide, flared bell and tubing which encircles the musician playing it."]

What key are helicon brass instruments in?

["Helicon brass instruments are commonly presented in Bb. However, they can also be found in Eb and F."]