26th January 2017
Shop hours are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm and Saturday 9.00am to 2.00pm. We are not open on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. There may be occasional changes to these times owing to staffing levels, holidays etc - these will be posted here.
The workshop is open on Wednesday and Thursday and on Saturdays till 2.00.
We only have in stock a small selection of the listed instruments and accessories so please check before making a special journey!
All secondhand instruments are fully checked over and set up in the workshop to ensure they are in good playing order (unlike wind instruments purchased on auction sites which often need large amounts spending to put them into good playing order - beware!).
Every secondhand instrument is listed on the website
with a high quality photo. The secondhand list is revised daily (but please phone before journeying to look at a specific instrument!). All secondhand instruments have been checked over and are in good playing order. Follow us on Twitter (see below) for updates whenever an interesting secondhand instrument comes in.
Instruments currently in stock include
Leblanc, Buffet, Yamaha, Selmer, Noblet, Duval, Cabart, Armstrong, Bettoney, Boosey and Hawkes, Nuvo, Buisson and
Louis clarinets (Bb, A, Eb and alto);
Rudall Carte, Jupiter, Hernals, Yamaha, Allen, FMG, Trevor James, Pearl, Gemeinhardt and
Monnig flutes (wood, silver plated, silver head, silver);
Selmer, Yamaha, Buescher, Martin, Conn, Jupiter, Trevor James, Elkhart, Buffet, Earlham, King, Dixon, Fremont, Mauriat, Holton, Champion
and Yanagisawa saxophones (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone);
lots of sax mouthpieces;
Adler, Fox, Monnig, Moosman and
Yamaha, Buffet, B&H, Howarth, Noblet, Triebert and
Ward and Winterbourn oboes;
Yamaha, Bach, Reynolds, Holton, Besson and
Yamaha, Selmer, DEG and
Bach Stradivarius, B&H, Martin, Virtuosi, King, Olds,
Conn, Yamaha, Holton, Blessing and
Holton, Yamaha, Rudall Carte,
Conn french horns etc. etc.
Secondhand instruments recently arrived include:
Yamaha 475 soprano
Fox Renard 242D
Buffet E13 Bb
Adler 25 key bassoon
Anborg compensator french horn
Leblanc Opus Bb
Selmer Paris Eb
Eclipse Enigma trumpet
Trevor James Signature
Noblet alto clarinet
Yamaha YCLCS Custom Bb clarinet
Holton H378 french horn
Besson Prestige cornet
Buffet Festival clarinets
Selmer Centred Tone clarinet
SECONDHAND INSTRUMENTS WANTED!!!
If you have an instrument you are looking to sell please get in touch and we can talk about the options available to you. We do not normally purchase second hand instruments but sell on behalf of customers deducting a commission in the event of a successful sale. Secondhand instruments are selling very well at present and we desperately need more on the shelf!
Our rental scheme offers 4 months rental of a flute, cornet, trumpet, clarinet or trombone for £50 plus a £50 refundable deposit; curved head flute for £60 plus £60 deposit and alto saxophone for £100 plus £100 deposit. Should you decide to purchase you may deduct the first rental payment and the deposit from the price of the instrument rented.
Following the sad closure of Strings and Things we are stocking a selection of basic violin bits - strings, rosin etc and a selection of sheet music including exam materials. For instruments, bows etc go to Hill and Co in Old Welwyn.
Following the sad closure of Hitchin's guitar shop Machinehead Music we now stock a basic selection of guitar stuff - instruments, cases, straps, strings, picks etc. etc. Phone for details.
BUY YOUR SHEET MUSIC ONLINE
online sheetmusic shop
run in partnership with one of the UKs largest music distributors can supply a huge selection of music of all styles and for all instruments with particular emphasis on music for wind instruments. Over 100,000 titles are listed and it is very easy to search so have a look now!
Leading UK wind instrument technician Graham de Vere White has his workshop at the shop and is here
on Wednesday and Thursday 10.00 - 6.00 and Saturday 9.00 - 2.00.
He can be contacted on his direct line
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Price increases continue to arrive at a rapid rate as always we make every effort to keep the web site up to date but there will inevitably be prices that are not up to date.
We only have in stock a small selection of the listed instruments and accessories so please check
before making a special journey!