Pre-Professional Flute & Piccolo Repair

As flutists, we know how upsetting it can be when you really need your flute, and it doesn’t have the full sound or crisp response you depend on. When this happens, just pick up the phone and let us know how we can help.

FLUTE PICCOLO
Clean, Oil & Adjustfrom $145.00 from $130.00
Repad$595.00 $395.00
Mechanical Overhaul$785.00 $495.00

Annual Clean, Oil & Adjust

  • disassembling, cleaning and light polishing of the flute tubes
  • the mechanism is oiled and regulated
  • pads replaced as needed
  • the remaining pads are leveled to play with a light touch and cleaned
  • significant dents removed, the tenons are fit as needed
  • spring tension, key venting height and lost motion are adjusted
  • the seal of the headjoint cork is checked and replaced if needed
  • the embouchure hole is cleaned
  • quality assurance play testing by accomplished flutist

Flute – from $145.00       Piccolo – from $130.00

 Repad

  • the mechanism is oiled and regulated
  • installation of premium felt pads to play with a light touch
  • disassembling, cleaning and light polishing of the flute tubes
  • significant dents removed, the tenons are fit as needed
  • spring tension, key venting height and lost motion are adjusted
  • the seal of the headjoint cork is checked and replaced if needed
  • the embouchure hole is cleaned
  • quality assurance play testing by accomplished flutist

Flute – $595.00       Piccolo – $395.00

Mechanical Overhaul & Repad

  • complete disassembly, cleaning & polishing of the tubes and mechanism
  • Partial refitting of mechanism
  • installation of premium felt pads to play with a light touch
  • the key felts and bumper corks replaced
  • the mechanism is oiled and regulateddents and superficial scratches removed (provided the tube is solid silver and not plated)
  • spring tension, key venting height and lost motion adjustments are included
  • clean embouchure hole
  • the headjoint cork is replaced
  • quality assurance play testing by accomplished flutist

Flute – $785.00       Piccolo – $495.00

Installation of High E Facilitator:  Available on flute only.   $80.00  (See FAQ section for detailed information.)

Please click here to fill out a repair request form, or visit our Contact page for additional contact options.

  • We will give you a free estimate once we assess your instrument.
  • Prices do not include shipping, insurance, or the cost of parts other than pads.
  • Our minimum repair charge for pre-professional flutes and piccolos is $25.00
  • Key extensions, case repair and other custom work also available.
  • Service for alto and bass flutes also available.