Andrew May is a Professional Member of NAMIR

Clarinet Servicing

(also Eb Clarinet, Basset Clarinet, Eb Alto Clarinet, Basset Horn, Bb Bass Clarinet (to low Eb & low C), Contra-Alto Clarinet & Contra-Bass Clarinet)

The same basic work is carried out on all clarinets regardless of their standard. A little more work is generally required on wooden instruments than plastic ones to ensure they are airtight.

A service includes the following work as standard:

  • Complete dismantling & cleaning of mechanism.
  • Cleaning of body, including inspection of tone holes and cleaning if necessary*.
  • Replacement of worn key corks.
  • Straightening of bent mechanism*.
  • Re-oiling of bore (wooden instruments only).
  • Check seating of pads and re-seat as necessary.
  • Regulate mechanism to playing order.
Eb Clarinet Wooden £110.00
Plastic Student (ie B12) £88.00
 Clarinet (Bb & A) Wooden (ie E13, R13…) £110.00
Professional (Prestige, Tosca…) £120.00
Basset Clarinet Wooden to low C £198.00
Alto Clarinet Wooden to low Eb £176.00
Basset Horn Wooden to low C £242.00
 Bass Clarinet Student Plastic to low Eb £220.00
Professional Wooden to low C £286.00
Contra-Alto Clarinet Wooden £POA
Conor-Bass Clarinet Wooden or Metal £POA

An additional charge will be made for the following work if required:

  • Replacement of worn or damaged pads.
  • Replacement of worn tenon corks.
  • Replacement of crook corks (alto & bass only).
  • Tightening of loose keywork.
  • Replacement of worn LH pinky key pins
  • Repair of damaged tone hole bed places.
  • Repair of cracks and re-finishing of body surface.
  • Repair of broken keywork.

* If you have had your keywork modified or tuning work carried out, please let me know when dropping off your instrument.