Tips on how to look after your instrument

Hygiene is very important, and should be part of your cleaning routine.

Don't use a paper towel. Use a soft cloth/towel. Paper towels are made of wood, and wood scratches
How to clean and oil your instrument to keep it in working order.

Basic care and maintenance of a cornet or trumpet.
Suitable for beginning players.

 

Caring for a trombone requires several materials, such as a spray bottle with distilled water, a mouthpiece brush, a cleaning snake and trombone slide cream. Take care of your trombone properly.

 

Emergency band repairs
From the Band Instrument Repair Program at MN State College-SE Technical.
This may help band directors deal with stuck brass mouthpieces, dented mouthpieces, broken soft solder joints, broken or weak waterkey springs, missing waterkey corks,
and stuck Amado waterkeys.

The above video's are for informational purposes only,
and may be used by the viewer at their own discretion.