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Hands-on Flute Maintenance Workshop - Ozwinds Brisbane 21-03-18

Hands-on Flute Maintenance Workshop - Ozwinds Brisbane 21-03-18

Workshop 2 - with Drew Niemeyer Term1 Week9:  Wednesday 21st March 2018  -  9am-1:30pm Duration:  4.5hrs V...

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Workshop 2 - with Drew Niemeyer

  • Term1 Week9:  Wednesday 21st March 2018  -  9am-1:30pm
  • Duration:  4.5hrs
  • Venue:  Ozwinds, Stones Corner Qld
  • Limit of 10 attendees
  • Deposit:  $150 (needed to secure your seat)
  • Topic:  Hands-on flute maintenance and basic troubleshooting

Further workshops to be determined.


The workshop will involve hands-on activities to help you diagnose real-life problems with flutes and equip you with the knowledge for some very basic repairs that you can do yourself.  In most cases this should help you to troubleshoot problems until you can visit your local technician.
What you will learn:

  • How to test for leaks on a flute
  • Various reasons for leaks in flutes
  • How to disassemble and reassemble keys on a flute
  • How to use the flute’s adjusting screws to your best advantage
  • When adjusting screws will not help you
  • Other basic emergency repairs you can do yourself
  • How to care for flutes to avoid most problems.
  • What emergency repair kits can be put together to keep at your music department
  • Information sheets to summarise what you have learned.

Drew Niemeyer Woodwind Specialist Drew began his technicians training in 1991 after graduating from the University of Queensland where he studied clarinet with Paul Dean and Nigel Sabin. Over the years he has travelled the globe expanding his technicians knowledge at numerous factories including Marigaux, Rigout, Sankyo and Buffet. His attention to detail and customised set ups see him in demand with professionals all over the state.

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