Tom Chapman

Brass & Woodwind musical instrument service and repair

10 Hilton Street, Tamworth, NSW 2340.     mob. 0413974839.     tom@tgchapman.com

 

ABOUT    BRASS    WOODWIND    SCORE WRITING

 

 


 
 
I can mend a broken instrument...Only Jesus can mend a broken heart.

 
Our service facility provides:

 

WOODWIND
 

Repadding of all woodwind instruments
Recorking of joint tenons
Repair/rebuilding of broken tenons
Resurfacing of tone holes
Dent removal/reduction in flutes & saxophones
Straightening/re-aligning of flute and saxophone bodies
Regulation of pad opening and coupling mechanisms
Resetting of bent keywork
Replacement (and manufacture) of broken springs
Manufacture of broken or lost keys

BRASS
 

Dent reduction in bells and pipework of brass instruments
Internal cleaning
Release of frozen slides
Rebuilding of braces in trumpets, trombones etc.
Repair and resetting of trombone slides
Release of jammed mouthpieces
Re-soldering of water keys and manufacturing springs
Re-stringing and regulating of rotary valves

SCORE WRITING
 

Score setting and layout
Transposition:

  • changing keys
  • changing instruments
  • changing clefs