Flutes

All prices below are a guide only. You will be given an accurate quotation when the instrument has been inspected by a technician. If we find that extra work is required after commencement of the quoted work, we will contact you. We will then discuss options and pricing prior to commencement of any extra work. We aim to always have your instrument playing at its best.

Student Flute Service

Closed hole – $225 (includes up to 3 pads)
eg: Armstrong 102/104, Artley, Buffet, Emerson, DeFord, Jupiter 511, Temby Debut/Signature, Pearl 501/525, Yamaha FL100,211/221

  • Dismantle and chemically clean body.
  • Basic hand clean keywork
  • Check head joint cork
  • Reassemble and lubricate mechanism
  • Replace up to 3 pads (as required)
  • Reseat pads (close leaks)
  • New corks and felts as required
  • Expand tenons if required
  • Regulate keywork
  • Play test

Intermediate/Advanced Flute Service

Open hole – $305 (includes up to 3 pads)eg: Yamaha 600/700 series, Murumatsu GX, Temby Elite, Powell Sonare 700 series, Pearl 700 series, Miyazawa

  • Dismantle and chemically clean body.
  • Basic hand clean keywork
  • Check head joint cork
  • Reassemble and lubricate mechanism
  • Replace up to 3 pads (as required)
  • Reseat pads (close leaks)
  • New corks and felts as required
  • Expand tenons if required
  • Regulate keywork

Head Joint cork replacement – $10

Service Optional Extras

Hand polishing, individual balancing of keywork action to players requirements, dent removal, straightening of body, headjoint or foot, refitting head joint, keywork tightening, soldering posts and/or keywork, replating, gold plating and pin replacement.

Hand Made and Hand Finished Flute Servicing

Standard servicing starts from $450 + pads.

  • Eg: Brannen, Powell, David Temby, Lillian Burkhart, Nagahara
  • As the amount of work varies greatly between handmade flutes we suggest coming in to discuss your requirements.
  • Servicing of existing Straubinger padded flutes
  • Installation of Straubinger pads to your flute

Flute Restoration

C-foot closed hole – $550
Open hole / B-foot – $750
Handmade – POA

  • Chemically clean body and keywork
  • Machine polish body and keywork
  • New pads (standard pads 2.5mm double bladder) Speak to us about other pad options
  • Replace head joint cork
  • New felts
  • Minor dent work
  • All resoldering
  • Realignment of posts
  • Key swedging (tightening – remove lateral movement)
  • Key regulation
  • Lubricate mechanism
  • Replace springs (as required)

 

All standard and full services are supported by our 3 month warranty covering parts and labour (excludes standard wear and tear).  All re-pads and restorations have a 6 month warranty covering parts and labour (excludes standard wear and tear). Minor “settling-in” adjustments are also covered within 3 months of these services.