Since 1978 our catalogue has become a unique reference source used
by teachers, students, institutions (and dealers!) across the country and increasingly in
Europe and various corners of the globe. For over 10 years our website has continued to grow and today it offers secure online shopping along with many useful resources for the wind player.
So why come to John Myatt Woodwind & Brass?
- COMPETITIVE PRICES
We are confident that our prices are among the most competitive in the U.K. (if not the
world!). If you are quoted a lower price please supply full details and we will try to do
- SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE
Our staff are able to offer unrivalled specialist advice on all areas of woodwind and
- EFFICIENT MAIL ORDER
Our mail order service is second to none. Although we quote 48 hour delivery, most orders
arrive within 24 hours of receipt!
- BEST STOCKS
Our extensive stocks of new and secondhand instruments, accessories and
sheet music are
the envy of dealers throughout the U.K. We are continually adding new items in our aim to
give the best possible selection to customers.
- PROFESSIONAL INSTRUMENT SETUP
Every instrument is play-tested and set-up by a professional player in our workshops
giving an unrivalled quality on even the most basic student instrument - we will NOT
supply unchecked instruments.
- FREE CHECKUPS
We recommend returning new instruments for a free check-up 6 - 8 weeks after purchase and
again before the expiry of the guarantee.
- GUARANTEE WORK
Our 12 month guarantee on new instruments (6 months for most
secondhand) and our on-site
workshops ensure fast, reliable repair of your instrument.
If you are a teacher, MU member, educational institution, band, orchestra or member
of CASS, BFS, BDRS, BASBWE, BTS, CATS, BHS, SRP, AWT, MMA, ISM or
NSBA, please contact us for details of special terms.
The shop is open from 9am to 5.30pm Tuesday to
Saturday and does not close for
lunch. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE
CLOSED ON SUNDAYS & MONDAYS.
Please phone before
making a long journey to see a specific instrument or specialist. Directions
to the shop are at
the foot of this page. The shop closes at 5.30pm, if you wish to
instruments, which can be very time-consuming, please allow plenty of
time for this
purpose as our staff will normally expect to leave on time!
Directions To The Shop
There is a free public car Park in the shoppers car park on Nightingale Road next to the Esso garage (less than 100m from the shop). It is also possible to park in Radcliffe Road.
Hitchin is 32 miles north of London, 3 miles off the A1(M) (Stevenage
north turn off, exit
8). The shop is 5 minutes walk from Hitchin station and there are
usually 3 trains per
hour from Kings Cross, the journey takes 35 minutes.
FROM LUTON (M1/A505)
From the M1 take the Luton Airport exit 10, follow signs to Hitchin.
Once in Hitchin
follow signs towards Letchworth, we are just before the Esso garage on
the left, near the railway station.
FROM STEVENAGE (A1)
From the A1(M) take the A602 (exit 8) to Hitchin. Once in Hitchin
follow signs for
Letchworth A505. We are just before the Esso garage on the Left, near
the railway station.
FROM CAMBRIDGE (A505)
Take the A505 to Hitchin, take a right turn straight after the railway
bridge, we are on
the right just past the Esso garage.