Band Instrument Repair
Band Instrument Repair Price List
MINIMUM CHARGE ON ALL BAND INSTRUMENT REPAIRS $30.00
Average Repair Waiting Time is 10-14 Days.
The JC Music Pro Shop repairs hundreds of instruments each year for schools across the state, for individuals and for professional players from around the world.
Repairing band instruments is a craft and an art, and each instrument repair is unique. Our staff members may not be repair techs, but they are usually able to give you an accurate estimate. We check your instrument in and then have a tech ascertain the true nature of the service.
We believe in transparency during service, and if our tech’s quote is higher than the estimate provided, we will contact the customer BEFORE the repair work is done.
Playable Condition includes up to 4 pads, refitting flute tenons, up to 2 clarinet or oboe tenon corks, refitting saxophone neck & replacing neck cork, checking springs, leveling pafs and keys, regulate action, replace up to 4 damaged/missing keycorks, check/adjust springs, oil/grease and final play test.
Includes cleaning instrument and polishing keys. Instrument is cleaned using a soap & water solution or chemically cleaned where necessary. This is for cleaning and disinfecting only. No repair work or part replacement is included and play-ability is not guaranteed.
Includes all new pads, new tenon corks, new key corks as needed, recondition/replace springs as needed, recondition/replace springs as needed, straighten bent keys, cleaning, seat all pads, regulate action, oil/grease, final adjustments and play-test.
Note: Intermediate and pro model instrument charges are extra and will require an estimate from our repair tech. Dent work is extra.
Individual Woodwind Repairs
(minimum repair charge is $30.00)
Key Corks – $3.50 each
Replace Pad – $13.50 each
Springs – $14.00 each
Solder – $30.00 (first), $13.00 (each additional)
Silver Solder – $43.00 each
Tenon Corks – $20.00 each
Sax Neck Corks – $22.00 each
Piccolo Head Cork – $24.00
Flute Head Cork – $24.00
Small Solder Joints – $11.00 each
Large Solder joints – $35.00 each
Refit Flute Tenon – $36.00 each
Replace Thumbrest (Clarinet or Oboe)- $20.00
Replace Case Latch – $16.00 each
Replace Case Hinge – $16.00 each
Replace Plastic Handle – $20.00
New Sax Guard – $20.00 each
Includes minor bell dents (bell to rear brace); cleaning and polishing of valves and slides; refitting slides; replacing valve felts, waterkey corks, guides and springs as needed; pull valves & slides; solder up to one broken joint; relube/oil; final adjustments and play-test.
There will be additional charges for excessive dent work, more than one solder point and for very stuck valves and slides.
Flush & Chemical Clean
Instrument is disassembled and all parts are chemically cleaned. Tubing is brushed inside and out. Instrument is lubricated and play-tested.
Includes internal chemical cleaning, plus re-plating of re-lacquering the instrument. We will call with an estimate after the tech has inspected the instrument. Average Overhaul waiting time is 5 weeks.
We will call with prices for any repairs not listed.
Individual Brass Repairs
Pull stuck mouthpiece – $15.00
Re-Thread Valve Casing – $22.00 (first) $6.00 (ea. add’l)
Pull Frozen Slide – $18.00 each
Replace Valve Springs – $11.00 each
Pull Stuck Valve – $18.00 each
Realign Valves – $48.00
Replace Valve Corks & Felts – $22.00
Repair out-of-round or dented valve casing – $38.00 each
Adjust Trombone Slide – $38.00
Solder Brace – $26.00 (first), $11.00 (each additional)
Silver Solder – $38.00 each
Replace Water Key Cork – $14.00
Replace Case Latch – $16.00 each
Replace Case Hinge – $14.00 each