Saxophone Part II Advanced Repair Techniques: A 4-Day Intensive In-Person Learning Experience. September 18-21st, 2023
Dates: September 18-21, 2023
The MusicMedic Sax ProShop is taking a week off our normal schedule of Uberhauls, modifications and manufacturing necks to help you build upon your journey into saxophone repair. Join us for this action-packed, intensive course of learning, improving, and doing.
If you’re already familiar with the basics of saxophone repair, but are seeking to bring your skills to the next level, then this course is for you! This in-person, hands-on, action-packed course builds upon foundational knowledge at the Sax ProShop in beautiful Wilmington, NC from September 18th-21st, 2023.
Attendance is limited to ensure that participants have ample 1-on-1 instructor time.
Participants will get insight into how we approach pro-level repairs so they can satisfy their most demanding customers with nuance, tight tolerances, excellent action, and improved ergonomics.
In this course, we will be covering:
*Diagnosing and inspecting
*Neck Receiver/Tenon fitting
*Advanced Key Fitting and Mechanical Restoration
*Dry Fitting for ergonomics and proper pad cup geometry
*Synthetic key materials and applications
*Pad selection and installation
*Set up tips and tricks
Work hard during the day with the Sax ProShop technicians, and enjoy beautiful downtown Wilmington, NC in the evenings!
Participants should bring something to take notes (computer or notebook), something to take photos (phone or camera), a good attitude, and willingness to learn!
All participants are eligible to purchase tools and instrument repair supplies at a reduced cost.
Pre-requisites: Participants should have prior experience in saxophone repair and be familiar with basic dent work, soldering, keyfitting, padding, and set-up, or have already taken ProShop courses like Basics Done Right or individual courses.
Attendance is limited so register early!
Housing: We are able to offer housing in a historic downtown home at a reduced rate through our partner: Wilmington Vacation Homes
Transportation: Transportation to and from the airport is approximately $10.00 by Uber and $15 by Taxi.
Transportation to and from the Sax ProShop will be available daily at no charge.
It is very possible to attend this course without a car if you are comfortable walking 6 blocks to downtown.
For questions please contact the saxproshop directly: