Yes, it's a popular and reputable brand.
Conn, Holton, and Yamaha are often considered the best manufactured brands. Most professionals have hand made horns, made by and individual.
I asked my dad who's a band teacher, and he said a Holton.
Conn 8D is a good professional French horn.
The model number is usually stamped on the leadpipe next to the mouthpiece receiver.
They're a competent force, and a professional one. Yes i believe they are considered one of the best forces in the world. The training is considered to be very difficult. Hope this helped!
Two common choices are the Conn 8D and the Holton H180. Yamaha is another popular option.
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