Instruments Available for Purchase
We have very fine Flutes, Clarinets, Oboes,
Piccolos, Bassoons, Saxophones, Trumpets, Cornets, Flugelhorns, French horns, Baritones,
Euphoniums, Trombones, and Tubas, by well-known and trusted makers:
- Yamaha semi-professional Flute.
Superb condition -- used infrequently, and still like new. MODEL
This open hole flute (with two optional key plugs) has a B foot,
Inline G. Sterling silver body and headjoint with the standard
silver-plated nickel-silver keys. Great playing qualities and
sound. Nice case, and cover for the case also both in excellent
- Di Zhao model 700 flute with
inline G. Sterling Silver Headjoint and body. Professional open
hole flute. French style keys. B foot. Regular $2764 US. Our
sales price is $2048 CDN.
- Di Zhao model 600 flute with
inline G (or offset G - both available). Sterling Silver
headjoint and body. Professional open hole flute. B foot.
Regular $2309 US. Our sales price is $1709 CDN
- Student to semi-professional Eastman flutes,
Semi-Professional Amadeus by Haynes flutes, Professional Haynes flutes - See:
- Nobel ABS Piccolo #11019 (silver-plated
headjoint, abs body) $579
- Nobel 11235 student flute for children, same
as #11230, but comes with a straight and a curved headjoint. A must for all flutists under
the age of 12. (The curved headjoint allows for a tension-free posture and thus easier to
handle and more fun to play until the hands and arms are large enough for the straight
- Nobel high quality student Flute
(plateau/closed holes, offset G, silverplated, C-foot) #11230 $469
- Armstrong Flute (from
Conn-Selmer USA), brand new, model 800B, completely 925 Sterling
Silver with gold plated riser and endcap. Open hole (comes with
nylon plugs too if wanted). Inline G key. Y-arm Keys. Fine
French-style case with cover. Easy response and professional
tone. A performance level instrument. Our Canadian discounted
price is $1459.
- Nobel flute #11234, open hole, Bfoot,
sterling silver headjoint, offset G, G disc, quality Pisoni pads $1359
- Nobel alto flute in G, (2 headjoints)
#11227, $1899. see
- Nobel Bass Flute in C, silver- plated, with
curved head joint, and hand-rest. #11228 $inquire
- Blessing (USA) Flute silver-plated, model B101 $495
- Emerson USA silver-plated flute model EF1C $695 (for smaller
Emerson's Plateau style (closed hole) EF1C student flute has a
reliable mechanism, excellent, stable padding and produces a warm, projecting sound.
- Selmer Flute #FL302 -- silver plated, closed holes, polished
inner head joint, nylon adjusters $439.00
- Selmer Aristocrat flute #FL600- silver plated, closed holes, ribbed posts, steel
springs, plastic case $395.00
- Mirage silver plated flute outfit. Very good
- Mirage Model FL900 High grade
flute. High grade silver-plated flute, B foot, offset G for
open hole with nylon plugs for those who prefer to start with
the plugs in. Delux case with cover, wooden cleaning rod and
polishing cloth. $495.00
- Andre Bardot --used flute $195.00
- Mirage BDFL600 upgraded silver-plated flute $389
- Piccolo Made by Hawk. Nickel plated. $280
- Selmer Intermediate model 1400B. New
clarinet, .590 bore, wook-like finish, straight holes. $695
- Selmer CL301
Brand new clarinet outfit. USA made. Fine quality composite
body. Bore is .573", satin wood-like finish, undercut tone holes
and nickel-plated keys. Fine sounding, easy response, hard
rubber mouthpiece. Based on the original designs of George
Bundy's student clarinets. Selmer Built to last a lifetime. more
control, focused tone, smooth scale, even intonation throughout
all registers. (Includes case, cork grease, swab, case strap,
reed, and mouthpiece). Our Canadian discounted price is $795.
- Nobel Bass clarinets #14088 (ABS/low C) $2969
- Bass clarinet (ebonite) #14041 $2199: see
- Nobel E-flat clarinet: #14044 $859 see:
- Eastman Clarinets coming soon
- Nobel B-flat clarinet (ebonite) #14041 $595
- Nobel B-flat clarinet (grenadilla wood) #14046 $1395
- Nobel B-flat clarinet (rosewood) #14034 $1569.
- Leblanc -
Bliss Clarinet, Model L210S
Fine Performance level grenadilla wood clarinet. Real Silver
keys. This clarinet plays really well. $1885
- Leblanc Cadenza (Profressional
Clarinet) Ser#.P1643/model LB130.
Brand new. Very fine professinal clarinet. Big full tone. Easy
and quick response. The body is 95% unstained Grenadilla Wood
with 5% resin for durability. The keys are silver-plated. It
comes with two Professional Wooden ringless barrels (see below)
which are designed and made by Morrie Backun of Canada. The
professional hard rubber mouthpiece comes with a French-made "Bonade"
Inverted Silver-plated Ligature. The pads are the durable
Valentino Synthetic. The black case is backpack style and has
two good size accessory pockets on the exterior.
The Cadenza is truly an excellent clarinet for ANY level of
player and is priced better than the competing models from other
manufacturers. The clarinet features excellent intonation and
excellent ergonomics. It has multiple adjusting screws to keep
the instrument well-regulated. The Cadenza is very free blowing
and easy to play, with a very warm
This is also an ideal doubler's clarinet. Saxophonists who want
professional-caliber clarinet that plays effortlessly will find
Cadenza a perfect fit. Our discounted price is $2500 Canadian.
list is $3200).
[Note: The Morrie Backun professional barrels are used
They effectively give the player 2 playing styles. The 65mm
made of Grenadilla wood. It gives a warm, colorful sound and is
most frequently. The second barrel is 66 mm in length and is
lighter-coloured Cocobolo Wood which gives a brighter sound when
The traditional 66mm length means that the player has to play
with a more
controlled embouchure. This barrel yields an absolutely
register with great response.
clarinet, Made in France, with case.
The upper and middle joints are made of African Blackwood (Grenadilla
wood) for fine tone. The original mouthpiece, bell, and barrel
are of plastic resonite. This is a fine quality used clarinet
with new pads. It
plays well. $595.00 outfit.
- Used Bundy
clarinet by Selmer. Serial #656170.
This is a well-built and popular model of clarinet by Selmer. It
was made in 1972. The instrument has been sterilized and put
into fine playing condition in our repair shop. The smooth black
plastic case is included.
(It comes without a mouthpiece, but we do sell new mouthpiece,
ligature, and cap for an extra $30.00, or if purchased with this
instrument you can have it for $25). $175.00
- Mirage clarinet outfit, good sounding
composite body. $295
- Vito (Julian Bliss) LeBlanc
Clarinet, model V7214 WC.
Brand new,.584" bore, high impact ABS Resin with wood-like
finish, and density, producing an amazingly fine sound with
great ease. Nickel silver key work -- strong and resistant to
bending, and comfortable for all player's fingers. Specially
Designed Mouthpiece for successful playing right even for
beginners, building better center of tone and embouchure. High
quality wood case. Our Canadian discounted price is $849.
- New Fox Renard Oboe model 330 with the extra
low Bflat vent key to
bring out the low note really well. $4200
- Conn Artley Oboe. Like new $595
- NOBEL Mistral Oboe. Model number #12030: This oboe is made
of "wood-composite" which is 90% ebony wood and 10% carbon fibre and bonding
material. It has the same weight and density as natural ebony, but is much easier to
maintain. It is identical to the Greenline material used by the Buffet-Crampon on their
Model #3613GL professional oboes. The sound is professional. $2895 See www.nobelinstruments.com/en
- Howarth grenadilla wood English Horn
excellent condition with the original double case and cover (in fine condition) for
the English horn and an oboe. SOLD
- Nobel Bassoon Model #13010. The Nobel
Mistral bassoon has an enviable reputation. Canadian Maple stained and varnished, Heckel
colour, silver plated keys, two superior quality bocals, with seatstrap, imitation ivory
bell ring, silver plated keys, high D key, F# roller, Bb/E/F# rollers, left hand whisper
key lock, body lock, hand rest, balance hanger, supplied with two superior quality bocals,
classic case with integral cover. It is truly unbeatable in terms of design,
craftsmanship, key options and sophistication of sound. $4895.
- Yanigasawa A991 Alto Sax,
professional, brand new with excellent case. High F# key, double
arm low B & C, quality table keys, F auxillary and low C#
mechanism, comfortable contoured independent palm keys,
hand-engraved bell. Our discounted price is $3949.
- Mirage Eflat Alto Saxophone (with High F#), outfit.
Lacquered brass. Fine sound. Fine case $895
- Nobel Alto Sax outfit, lacquered brass, great sound, easy to
play #15113 $965.00
- Nobel "Mistral "Alto Sax outfit, (1960's Selmer
Mark VI model ) in vintage bronze-coloured brass, model #15125, This beautiful alto
has a darker and more homogenous sound throughout the registers. Perfect for classical
music, it is also sought after by jazz players looking for a deep sound.$1659.00
- Nobel "Mistral -Jazz Spirit" Alto Sax outfit --
High quality jazz sound #15120 $1995.00 www.nobelinstruments.com/en
- Selmer AS42 Professional Alto
Sax outfit with French-made Henri Selmer Paris neck and
Brand new. High F# key, ribbed construction keys, yellow brass
body and keys, comfortable adjustable metal righthand thumbrest,
Hand-engraved, French BAM case. Our Canadian discounted price is
- Selmer "LaVoix" Alto Sax outfit, model #Ak018
- Selmer AS600 Aristocrat alto sax
Brand new. High quality clear lacquered brass body.
Nickel-plated keys, high F# key, rocking table key mechanism
with handy articulated C# adjusting screw. Nice case. Our
Canadian discounted price is $1350
Saxophones available by order. Please inquire for our prices.
(10% off any outfit pending availability)
- Mirage Tenor Saxophone outfit, gold lacquered, High F key,
includes case. Model #BDSX562 $895
- Yanagisawa Tenor Sax, T991
Lacquered brass, high F# key, high quality newly designed table
keys, double arm low B and C, F auxillary and low C# mechanism,
comfortable contoured independent palm keys, hand-engraved bell.
Our discounted Canadian price is $4369.
- Selmer TS600 Tenor Sax outfit.
Brand new. Clear lacquered brass body. Nickel-plated keys. High
F# key, Rocking Table Key mechanism with a handy articulated C#
adjusting screw. Our discounted Canadian price is $1850.
- Nobel Tenor Sax outfit, Fine lacquered brass, model #15218
- Nobel "Mistral" Tenor sax outfit, Black nickel
with silver keys, very classy, high quality tenor sax, model #15235
Saxophones available by order. Please inquire for our prices.
- Nobel "Mistral" Baritone Sax
Outfit. Light-weight, well-padded, thermoplastic case with alumninum valence and wheels
for easy carrying. model #15211 $3495
- Bach 180S-37 Bell.
Silver plated trumpet, professional level, brand new, standard
.459 Medium Large Bore, monel pistons, standard #25 leadpipe,
standard weight body. Our Canadian discounted price is $2849.
- Bach 300H2S Trumpet outfit.
Silver-plated. Brand new. Plays well. $995
- Bach TR200.
Clear lacquered brass trumpet, brand new, performance level
trumpet, .459" bore, Stradivarius style valve casing, Monel
pistons. A true trumpet sound. Our discounted price is $1825
- Amati Flugel Horn Outfit $695
- Nobel Trumpet
(silver, engraved) $749
Bflat/A Piccolo trumpet (silver) $780
C trumpet (silver) $780
- Nobel Flugelhorn $895, B-flat Cornet
(engraved, shepherd's crook) $780: see www.nobelinstruments.com/en
- Mirage TR200 trumpet outfits, brass with
special features and professional monel valves $325
- Eastman model ETR520 semi-professional Silver Trumpet.
Very fine sound and playability. Case included. $985
- Getzen USA model 300 Trumpet used, good shape, $295
- Eastman Trumpet Outfits -
many B-flat models in Yellow Brass or Gold Brass Bells (warmer), or either model
- two C trumpet models
- two D trumpet models
Please see Eastman Trumpets website:
(single and double)
- Holton Farkas model H177
Professional Double French Horn
All Brand New with Case and mouthpiece. Bb/F, Medium Throat,
Kruspe Wrap, All Nickel finish. Our special Canadian price is
- "Diplomat" Chinese Double F/Bflat French
Horn.This horn comes complete with case and good silver mouthpiece. All valves work
smoothly. Two years old. Very nice condition. Regular $895. Sales price $595
- Huttl Germany "F" Horn.
Made in Germany. Fine condition. Plays well. Includes new case. $495
- Eastman Double French Horn model EFH420, warm, full sounding
rose-brass bell, Krusp wrap, open throat, recognised for full tone, excellent pitch and
projection, with case - fine student instrument $1850
- Andreas Eastman Advanced Double French Horn, Krusp wrap,
open throat, recognised for full tone, excellent pitch and projection, with case -
Professional sound, $2350 SOLD
- Nobel Double French Horn model #16205, European Geyer wrap,
medium throat, with case. It comes with a leather hand grip
installed. All slides and valves are well lubricated and work
perfectly. Brand new with attractive case. $1995
- Conn 6D Double F/Bb Artist
French Horn Outfit
Brand new. Performance level F/Bb French horn. 4-valve inline
"Geyer" wrap. 12" bell of yellow brass, .468 bore. Nickel outer
slides. Wonderful sound, tuning, and playability. Tapered rotors
and bearings. Clear lacquered brass. Our discounted price is
$3369 CDN SOLD
- Conn 6D Double F/Bb Artist
French Horn - lightly used outfit.
The finish on this used french horn is still like new.
Performance level F/Bb French horn. 4-valve inline "Geyer" wrap.
12" bell of yellow brass, .468 bore. Nickel outer slides.
Wonderful sound, tuning, and playability. Tapered rotors and
bearings. Clear lacquered brass. Only lightly used by one owner
for 3 years. $1850.00 CDN
- Professional Eastman Double F/Bb French
Horn outfit. All new with
Case. Model EFH820N. Ready to play. Fantastic tone. Photos
Regular $3695. Our price $3250.
- Conn 8D Double F/Bb "Connstellation"
French Horn, standard outfit. Brand new, Professional French Horn, all nickel, with 4-valve Kruspe Wrap, .468 bore, 12.25 inch large throat bell, tapered
rotors and bearings, fully mechanical change valve, adjustable
levers, clear lacquer finish. Easy playing, fantastic full rich
Hollywood Movies sound. Our discounted price is $4830.00 CDN.
- Nobel Euphonium (3-valve) #16240 $1295
- Nobel Euphonium, (4-valve) #16300
- Holton Collegiate B470R
Nice size. Light weight. Brass Baritone. Upright bell. Three
front pistons. Plays easily with full sound in upper and lower
range, and plays in tune throughout the range. $1875
- King Silver-plated Baritone,
model 627SP, outfit.
Brand new. Three front-action piston valves, comfortable size
and lighter weight, good pull rings on first and second slides,
.562 bore for full lower tones and brilliant clean upper tones,
easy response, 11 inch upright bell. Our discounted price is
- Eastman Baritone - 3
Please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Eastman Euphoniums -
Intermediate model with 3 valves
- Advanced model with 4 valves (all in line, or with one on the side)
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- Diplomat Bflat/F Trombone model 300, with thumb trigger $495
- Bach 42BO Stradivarius Trombone,
Open wrap .547 large bore for big sound trombone with
light-weight comfortable F rotor that has a clear full sound
even in the lower register.
8.5" hand-hammered yellow brass bell. Yellow brass outer slide.
Our discounted Canadian price is $3179
- Conn USA, model 52H Artist F/Bb
Brand new Performance level trombone outfit with traditional
F/Bb rotor and trigger. Full sound with standard .547 main bore
size. Easy response Dual bore handslide .525/.547, standard
Tenor Shank, 8 5/8" rose brass bell for nice rich tone. Clear
lacquered brass. Fine wooden case. Our discounted price is
- Conn USA, model 88HO "Symphony"
F/Bb Trombone Outfit
Brand new Professional level F/Bb trombone with traditional
light weightrotor and trigger, plays beautifully well, .547
primary bore with .562 main bore, open wrap F section, 8.5"
rosebrass bell, rosebrass outer slide for great depth of sound
and full volume. clear lacquered brass. Excellent wooden case.
Our discounted price is $2699.00 CDN
- Andreas Eastman , model ETB630 Bflat/F Trombone by Shires,
- Eastman Trombone model ETB320 Trombone $495
See Eastman Trombones website:
- Nobel Trombone #16106 $495
- BASS TROMBONE by NOBEL Bflat/F/Gflat, Model#16104, Serial# BTO7042002
$1995 Lacquered brass content, two convenient and useful thumb triggers -- The left thumb
"F" trigger is for playing all 6th position notes in first position, and the
right thumb "Gflat" trigger is for playing all 5th position notes in first
position. These thumb triggers also allow other notes to be played in other
positions. Hand-polished outer slide; silver plated mouthpiece; strong lightweight black
covered case with interior and exterior pockets. Professional quality tone. This bass
trombone is the best I've played in the mid-price range
- Used Vintage Conn 50H Trombone
Bflat/F model with thumb trigger, made in
1968, a very special trombone in very fine condition with
original case in fine condition too. Our #CAL. $1800.
- "Mirage" (Canadian trade mark)
trombone outfit. Easy playing instrument with good full sound.
- YSL 354 Yamaha trombone - used, plays well
with fine case. $295 SOLD
- Nobel Standard 3/4 size #16310 Bb TUBA: Nice
sounding Tuba with 0.689 bore, lacquered brass, 3 top action valves,
detachable rose brass lead pipe, 15 upright bell, silver-plated mouthpiece,
sturdy nylon covered case with wheels. $2295 See www.nobelinstruments.com/en
- Nobel Mistral model #16315 Bb TUBA (4 ROTARY
VALVES), lacquered brass with nickel plated slide tubes and fittings, four hand-adjusted
rotary valves all ball-bearing linkages, available in ''piggy wrap" or full size,
silver-plated mouthpiece, The bore size is .748 inches (19mm), and the bell size is 16 3/4
inches, ABS case with wheels. This tuba is a must for any high school band. It is very
light and easy to manipulate $2850
- French horn handguard - black
- Trumpet valve guard - black
- Trumpet anti-tarnish bag -
- Professional Premium Valve OR
Slide Oil, by Roche-Thomas #T60A, $6.95
- Roche Thomas premium Key oil, 2
fluid ounces , #T68 $7.50
- Holton valve Oil $6.95
- Holton Rotary Valve Oil $6.95
- Hetman synthetic light Rotary
Valve oil #11 $8.95
- trumpet cleaning cable, vinyl
covered, with a brush at each end $12.95
- zipper fixer (zipper tab) to
replace broken tabs one pair $12.50
- Ferrees tuning slide grease in
round plastic container with snap lid #t82 $7.95
- Roche-Thomas tuning slide grease
in a round white container #T 65 $4.95
- Thomas TuneLube - tuning slide
lubricant, half ounce, larger round container number T85 $7.50
- Herco trombone maintenance kit
- Herco trumpet maintenance kit
- TromBone water spray bottle - by
Roche-Thomas #T66 $3.95
- French horn mouthpiece number 11
cup- PL-BFH-11, silver-plated, made by Blessing USA $48.95
- Trumpet mouthpiece - genuine
Bach #7c - #351-7c, made by Bach USA. $52.95
- Trumpet mouthpiece, Bach #7c
model, silver plated, made in Germany, number L7c. $35.00
- French horn handguard - black
- Clarinet mouthpiece (for Bb
clarinet) original "Bundy" GM . #Br2013 $73.95
- Bb Clarinet mouthpiece kit --
Leblanc Vito II, with ligature and mouthpiece cap. #2540pk.
- Bundy B flat clarinet mouthpiece
#BP 201. $32.35
- clarinet mouthpiece - Selmer
Golden tone. B flat. # 77113. $27.55
- Vandoren clarinet mouthpiece B45
model professional #cm308 $149.00
- Vandoren alto sax mouthpiece
#sm812 M $178.25
- B flat clarinet ligature high
quality nickel . #2200L. $24.95
- Bb clarinet ligature
nickel-plated #xom -1719. $8.95
- Bb clarinet mouthpiece cap
nickel #282c -- $9.95
- ligature for clarinet ,
nickel-plated Selmer USA $7.50
- ligature for alto Sax,
nickel-plated USA #mth-334N. $6.95.
- "Hanky Swab" to clean clarinets,
sax necks, English Horn, etc. #386 $10.45
- mouthpiece cap, black plastic,
for alto Sax. #mth -734sp . $3.95
- mouthpiece cap black plastic for
clarinet # 7330 P $4.50
- mouthpiece cap for alto Sax,
nickel, #s63n $S63n S63n $8.99
- mouthpiece cap for B flat
clarinet nickel plated #s61 $8.99
- alto Sax mouthpiece with
lignature, without cap. $25.00
- Mouthpiece pouch for all
clarinet or sax mouthpieces made by Vandoren. Strong and soft
black cloth #P 100VD. $17.95
- Alto Sax original "Bundy"
mouthpiece. GM Genuine. #br4023 $73.95
- Alto sax mouthpiece kit -
LeBlanc veto II. #2544pk $44.55
- Ligature for Alto Sax
Mouthpiece, nickel. Selmer USA # 1714 N. $9.60.
- ligature for B flat clarinet #
271 C $8.95
- Alto Sax mouthpiece , plastic,
without ligature or cap #Bs2n $25.80
- Alto Sax mouthpiece , plastic,
with nickel ligature and nickel cap #Bs2nk $34.80
- Tenor Sax plastic mouthpiece
with nickel Ligature and Nickel Cap. "BandStand" brand.
- "Pad Saver" absorbant cleaning
brush for Alto Sax #239 A. $23.25
- Reed Guard II, 1 pair that each
hold two reeds, either clarinet or alto sax. black plastic. #REE-
- Reed Guard IV - holds four
clarinet or alto sax reeds --black plastic #REE-RGRD4A. $8.95
- Reeds: #2.5 Primo Clarinet -- 10
per box #Ree-MCL25 @ $22.16 per box, (or individually for $2.95
- Reeds: #2 Primo SOPRANO SAX. 10
per box #REE-MSSX20 @$22.15 per box, (or individually for $2.95
- Reeds: #2.5 Primo Alto Sax. 10
per box #REE-MASX25 @$26.20 per box, (or individually for $3.25
- Reeds: "Gonzalez" high grade
#2.5 Clarinet reeds. #clarG25 --10 per box @$35.00 (or
individually for $4.50 each.)
- Lyre for Flute and Piccolo #510
- piccolo cleaning rod.
ChromeSteel polished. # 370 P. $5.95
- Sax Neck cleaner brush #871P.
- Tuning Forks -- strong square
nickel tines - #2922wt. $14.90
- Neck Strap for saxes, bassoon,
or alto clarinet, or bass clarinet. Made by Micro Cords.
- Eastman handcrafted bassoon Reed
- Eastman oboe reeds handcrafted
- MW hand finished bassoon reeds
excellent quality medium $22.00
- Emerald oboe Reed carefully
- transparent protective
mouthpiece cushions for clarinet or alto sax 6 in a pack. made
in France by Vandoren. # mth-vmc6 $15.25
We are an authorized dealer and service depot
of Conn - Selmer company instruments: Conn, Selmer, Bach, King,
Yanagisawa, Armstrong, Emerson, Prelude, Aristocrat, Vito, Bliss,
Lewis & Son, David Adler, etc.
We are an
authorized dealer and repair centre Eastman Strings, Eastman Brass and Woodwinds,
Eastman Guitars and Mandolins, Andreas Eastman Flutes,
Haynes Flutes, and Custom Haynes flutes in Canada. Note: Eastman Winds was the exclusive
provider of Baritones and Sousaphones for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Orchestra. The Eastman
Winds Brass Workshop in Beijing, China, employs many exceptionally talented and dedicated
craftspeople. In the Beijing workshop, makers handcraft each instrument to bring that
professional feel and sound to the brass line.
These are fabulous modern
instruments with old-fashioned quality: dependable and easy to play with fantastic
sound, at reasonable prices, with a great warrantee -- the kinds of instruments a player
wants to keep on playing and playing!
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Thanks for selecting an Eastman product. Eastman products are
designed and manufactured to provide many years of enjoyment and
trouble-free performance. Eastman is proud of the craftsmanship that
goes into each instrument. Eastman instruments are sold through a
network of selected authorized dealers. We are pleased to offer a
limited warranty that applies to all new products directly purchased
through our authorized dealer network.
Please REGISTER the instrument you purchase and read this warranty
its entirety. The EASTMAN WARRANTY LINK Is found at the top of this
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Brass and Woodwind Repairs
When you leave your instrument in our shop,
you will receive a receipt for it. Then, as soon as possible, Henry Riedstra will
give you a written estimate of the cost of repairing your instrument. There may be a $50
fee (50% refundable if you get your instrument repaired here) for the repair estimate
since it can take an hour or more to check over and report on a woodwind or even a brass
instrument needing a lot of attention.
Henry or Linda Riedstra will get back to
you within a day or two and will discuss with you the cost of all the major and minor
repairs, and/or restoration of your woodwind or brass instrument. Putting your instrument
into Play Condition for example, will be a lower price than giving the instrument a
Examples of some of the repairs we have done and will do for you:
Some instruments Henry Riedstra has
Alto Saxes: Mark VI Selmer from the 1060's, Abbott Professional, Conn (1920's),
several other Selmer saxophones
Tenor Sax: Selmer
Flutes: Bundy, Armstrong, Artley, Gemeinhardt
Clarinets: several Bundy clarinets, a Selmer clarinet, a Vito bass clarinet
Oboes: Linton composite Oboe, Conn, Cabart Oboe, Selmer oboe
English Horn: Howarth grenadilla wood
Bassoon: fox bassoon model IV, an old unbranded Bassoon
Trumpet or Cornet: Joseph Higham Cornet from the 1870's, Bach Trumpet,
Getzen model 300 trumpet, a Yamaha trumpet, an old Army Bugle
Trombone: a Conn Director trombone, Conn 6H, Conn 50H Trombone, Conn B
flat/F trombone, Conn Bass trombone
French Horn: an Ambassador double French horn, a Yamaha double French
horn, a Huttl German single F Horn
Tuba: a Besson 2-20 tuba
We have also setup several new brass and woodwind instruments for
customers and others which we are stocking in the store for sale.
On woodwinds (including sax), we
supply missing parts, install new pads (repadding), replace head cork, new felt, new key
corks, new springs, pivot screws, guard screws, and new posts. We also re-level pads
and regulate them, round out and adjust joints and tenons for proper fit, improve the
action, remove dents, unsolder, or solder and re-solder loose parts, align and reposition
and reshape and straighten bent keys and rods, levers and springs, and eliminate buzzes
and noises. Furthermore, we do regulation of keys, level the tone holes, and replace
thumbrest screws, dissassemble and reassemble, disinfect, clean, lube and test play all
instruments. We can do some relacquering and we will quote on replating if needed or
wanted. In essence, we can provide you with a thorough overhaul.
On brass instruments, we remove
dents, and lube stuck slides, and valves, align trombone slides and other slides, brush
polish valves and casings, replace screws, supply new lead pipes, replace missing parts,
level bell rims, roll out creases, and eliminate buzzes and noises. On French horns,
we also fix and unseize binding or stuck rotors, fix braces, and restring as well.
Not only that, but we also replace felts and cork, water key springs; unassemble,
re-assemble, untwist, unsolder, or solder, and re-solder braces and loose parts, and
straighten mouthpiece shanks. We also do complete valve jobs, clean, brush and
polish, and test play all instruments. We can do some relacquering and we will
quote on replating if needed or wanted. Essentially, we can provide you with a
On cases, we can fix or replace case
latches, and parts, glue loose linings and clean them or supply a new case.
and Trade Ins
We will consider all brass and woodwind
instruments for consignment.
We will consider purchasing your used
instruments or taking them in as a partial trade-in on another new or pre-owned
You will receive a receipt for your
consignment instrument and any possible repairs needed when you leave your instrument in
our violin shop area at the same address. Henry Riedstra will examine your instrument and
give you an extimate on value and repair/restoration as soon as possible, sometimes on the
spot depending what your instrument needs. Putting your instrument into good "Playing
Condition" for example, will be a lower price than restoring the instrument to like
Verbal estimates of value cost $25.00
unless the instrument is left on consignment until sold. For some consignment instruments
requiring extensive repair, there will be a fee of $50 for any repair estimate that
requires more than 15 minutes to examine the instrument, although this is 50% refundable
if the instrument is left for repair and consignment.
Accessories - like
Mouthpieces, Ligatures, Reeds, pads and swabs, neckstraps, oils and lubricants, cases, gig
bags, are also available.
Also see out listing of Brass and Woodwind
teachers on our Teachers page.
Please E-mail us for a quote on
prices not shown above.