Repair Workshop

Maintenance, Repair & Restoration

 

How healthy is your instrument?


Woodwinds - are you are unable to play low notes as easy as you could last week, or last month? Are your pads sticky? Does key noise seems to be getting louder? Do you find yourself having to press the keys harder and harder?

Brass - are your valves not running as smooth as you remember? Do your sides take a lot of effort to move? Does it feel more resistant to blow through your instrument?

These are all signs your instrument could use a service and check up.

Let our team of highly skilled technicians take care of your instrument. We are very proud of the meticulous quality and fine attention to detail of our work. Whether we are working on a student instrument or a high end professional one we will always ensure it is playing the best it can. Brass and woodwind is our passion, it's all we do, so we understand the difference between an adequate job and a perfect one.

 

Emergency service - 'while you wait' Please call to let us know you're on your way into our workshop. During the week we try to always have a technician on site and available for quick emergency repairs.

Same Day Servicing – Book in advance and 'jump the queue'. There is no extra charge for this service however a $50 deposit is required to reserve the date and confirm the booking. This is a very popular option and bookings are limited,to avoid disappointment please book at least 2 weeks in advance.

Please contact us and book in a day and time for this service.

Email us or phone 03 9699 9099 – Head Technician: Cal Barry

 

Spend time with us, the technicians – this is another way we can improve your instruments performance. By adjusting spring tensions, key heights and in some cases moving or customising key positions, we can greatly improve the playability of your instrument. We can help your instrument to “fit you” much better.

We can also assist you in your next instrument purchase. If you are buying a new car you should talk to a mechanic. Buying your first/next/another instrument is very, very similar. Technicians have their heads and hands on instruments every day and they know good construction, how construction affects sound production, how plating is affected by different geographical and environmental conditions and lots of other interesting technical stuff.

 

 

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