Flute Repair


I am a Professional Member of the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians (NAPBIRT) as well as a Certified Straubinger™ Pad Technician and an Authorized Muramatsu Repair Technician.   I repair all makes and models and currently am the Flute Repair Technician at The Master Musician in Murrieta, California.

Please contact me directly at kwuchnerflute@gmail.com to schedule an estimate of your instrument

2017 Flute and Piccolo Repair Information and Rates:

PACKAGE

INFORMATION

COA (Clean, Oil, and Adjust) Prices: 
Student Instruments – $75.00*
Intermediate Instruments – $105.00*
Professional Instruments – $205.00*I recommend an annual COA to keep your flute in good working condition and to avoid future problems. A COA includes:

  • head cork replacement
  • hand cleaning and polishing
  • flushing out and replacing key oil
  • adjusting and aligning of keys and mechanisms
  • minor shimming of pads

*Please note:

Body work (i.e. dent removal and alignment), major mechanical work, buffing (if requested), spring replacement, individual pad replacement, and major shimming will be subject to an additional cost, which is assessed on an individual basis.

REPAD/OVERHAUL Prices: 
Student Instruments – $250*
Intermediate Instruments – $450*
Professional Instruments – $1150*

  • Complete disassembly of the instrument
  • Deep cleaning and hand polish
  • Flushing out oil and replacing it with new
  • Installation of new pads (Felt pads are used on student and intermediate models. Straubinger™ pads will be used on professional instruments, unless otherwise requested)
  • Leveling and adjustment of keys and mechanisms
  • Assessment and correction of spring tension
  • Minimal dent removal
  • Head cork replacement

*Please note:

Extreme body work and/or major mechanical work, buffing (if requested) and spring replacement will be subject to an additional cost, which is assessed on an individual basis.  Please allow 2-4 weeks.

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