Whether you are performing, practising, taking exams or even playing for your own leisure, it is essential that an instrument is kept in top condition to get the maximum response, accurate tuning, full tone and the most enjoyment and satisfaction out of playing. If an instrument is looked after and receives regular maintenance, it will serve almost indefinitely and most of all give the musician optimum performance.
Chris Egerton caters for all types of stringed instruments and performs repairs, set up and restoration or conservation……..
Woodwind & Brass
Mike Edwardes caters for all types of Woodwind and most types of brass instrument repairs, no matter how big or small the job and all work carried out comes with a six-month guarantee. Mike run the shop in Charlton and, as well as a City and Guilds qualified technician with distinction, Mike plays Soprano, Alto & Tenor Saxophones; therefore having the understanding of how an instrument should respond and perform along with the full knowledge of each instrument’s mechanisms and craft. Mike understands that schedules for performing musicians and school parents can pose a problem in finding convenient time to take an instrument to be repaired. A collection and delivery service is available for your convenience, at a small premium. Promising a prompt turnaround of all work carried out and prompt response to all enquiries.
Types of Instrument Services
Includes the instrument being fully stripped down and cleaned, loose key mechanisms tightened up to 50% of pad, corks, felts and springs replaced as required. All pad seating and key regulation checked and set, key work oiled, instrument set-up and tested.
Includes the above with the addition of the instruments being fully re-padded and set-up.
Includes both of the above with the addition of all cork, felts and springs replaced and set-up.
Other repairs are quoted free of charge on inspection of the instrument.
SoundHeart also perform repairs for keyboards, digital pianos, amps and other electronical equipment.