vanguard orchestral pricing

Pricing is tough. Every job is different!

The prices on this page are the base we work from. They are certainly not set in stone, but they are close to a happy middle ground. We are always willing to work within budget constraints, so please make an appointment for a firm quote.

Saxophones

Annual service = $245.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Includes: Adjusting all pads, keyheights & spring tensions to proper playing condition; Minor replacement of keycorks; Oiling mechanism while in place; Test playing. Additional work will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Full overhaul = please make an appointment to chat!

Straighten bent body; Ultrasonically and chemically clean body and keys; Repair all toneholes; Remove and reset centerjoint as appropriate; Replace all pads ; Adjust all keyheights & spring tensions to proper playing condition ; Replacement of all keycorks; Refit neck as required; Reassemble replacing all oil; Test play. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Annual service = $395.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Includes: Adjusting all pads, keyheights & spring tensions to proper playing condition; Minor replacement of keycorks; Oiling mechanism while in place; Test playing. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Full overhaul = please make an appointment to chat!

Straighten bent body; Ultrasonically and chemically clean body and keys; Repair all toneholes; Remove and reset centerjoint as appropriate; Replace all pads ; Adjust all keyheights & spring tensions to proper playing condition ; Replacement of all keycorks; Refit neck as required; Reassemble replacing all oil; Test play. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Flutes

Annual service = $295.00

Strip down instrument; Ultrasonically clean body; Minor replacement of corks and felts; Replace or reseal headjoint cork as required; Refit footjoint and headjoint as required; Adjust all pad seats to play condition by shimming or straightening keys; Oil mechanism; Test play. Additional work will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Annual service = $595.00

Strip down instrument; Ultrasonically clean body; Minor replacement of corks and felts; Replace or reseal headjoint cork as required; Refit footjoint and headjoint as required; Adjust all pad seats to play condition by shimming or straightening keys; Oil mechanism; Test play. Additional work will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Annual service = $495.00

Strip down instrument; Clean body; Minor replacement of corks and felts; Replace headjoint cork as required; Adjust all pad seats to play condition; Oil mechanism; Test play. Additional work will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Clarinets

Annual service = $195.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Strip instrument and wash and clean body; Replace corks as needed; Adjust all pad seats to play condition; Oil key mechanism; Lubricate and test play. Additional work will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Full overhaul = please make an appointment to chat!

Remove old pads and ultrasonically clean keys; Replace key corks as needed; Poise and swedge keys as required; Straighten cups as required; replace all pads; Oil key mechanism; Establish full seal on instrument; Lubricate and test play. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Annual service = $295.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Strip instrument and clean body; Replace corks as needed; Adjust all pad seats to play condition; Oil key mechanism; Lubricate and test play. Additional work will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Full overhaul = please make an appointment to chat!

Strip instrument ; Remove old pads and ultrasonically clean keys ; Condition wood ; Remove, clean and reseal thumb and register tubes ; Replace corks as needed ; Poise and swedge keys ; Straighten cups, replace all pads ; Repair all toneholes ; Oil key mechanism ; Reseal register and thumb tube ; Lubricate and test play. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Annual service = $495.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Clean body; Polish Keys; Replace corks as needed; Poise and swedge keys as required; Adjust all pad seats to play condition; Oil key mechanism; Lubricate, reassemble and test play. Additional work will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Full overhaul = please make an appointment to chat!

Strip instrument; Remove old pads and ultrasonically clean keys; Condition wood; Remove, Clean and reseal thumb and register tubes as required; Replace corks as needed; Poise and swedge keys as required; Straighten cups, replace all pads; Oil key mechanism; Lubricate and test play. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Brass

Annual Service = $125.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Includes all or some of the following: Disassemble instrument; Ultrasonically and chemically clean instrument and components; Replace valve felts and align valves as required; Replace water key corks as required; Test all tubes for leaks using MAG machine; Reassemble, lubricate and test.

Small parts are extra: typically $5.00 each

Annual Service = $245.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Includes all or some of the following: Disassemble instrument; Ultrasonically and chemically clean instrument and components; Replace valve felts and align valves as required; Replace water key corks as required; Test all tubes for leaks using MAG machine; Reassemble, lubricate and test.

Small parts are extra: typically $5.00 each

Annual Service = $295.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Includes all or some of the following: Disassemble instrument; Ultrasonically and chemically clean components; Instrument bathed in special acid solution; Replace valve felts and align valves as required; Replace water key corks as required; Test all tubes for leaks using MAG machine; Reassemble, lubricate and test.

Small parts are extra: typically $5.00 each

Annual Service = $345.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Includes all or some of the following: Disassemble instrument; Ultrasonically and chemically clean components; Instrument bathed in special acid solution; Replace valve felts and align valves as required; Replace water key corks as required; Test all tubes for leaks using MAG machine; Reassemble, lubricate and test.

Small parts are extra: typically $5.00 each

Annual Service = $495.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Includes all or some of the following: Disassemble instrument; Ultrasonically and chemically clean components; Instrument bathed in special acid solution; Replace valve felts and align valves as required; Replace water key corks as required; Test all tubes for leaks using MAG machine; Reassemble, lubricate and test.

Small parts are extra: typically $5.00 each

Double Reed Instruments

Annual service = $295.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Strip and clean, brushing off wood, cleaning toneholes chimneys and surfaces, wipe down keys and clean pads. Additional work will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Annual service = $295.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Clean instrument; Remove and clean octave tubes; Minor oil of bore as required; Adjust pad seats as required to playing condition; Regulate all adjustments; Wipe off and test play. Additional work will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Full overhaul = please make an appointment to chat!

Strip and clean instrument; Remove old pads and ultrasonically clean keys; Remove and clean octave tubes; Condition wood; Adjust pad seats as required to playing condition; Replace all pads; Replace all key corks; Repair worn mechanism; Regulate all adjustments; Wipe off and test play. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Annual service = $495.00

This price is based on a relatively new instrument, or an instrument which has been regularly serviced.

Clean instrument; Remove and clean octave tubes; Minor oil of bore as required; Adjust pad seats as required to playing condition; Regulate all adjustments; Wipe off and test play. Additional work will be quoted on a case-by-case basis. There is no charge for a quote. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.

Full overhaul = please make an appointment to chat!

Strip and clean instrument; Remove old pads and ultrasonically clean keys; Remove and clean octave tubes; Condition wood; Adjust pad seats as required to playing condition; Replace all pads; Replace all key corks; Repair worn mechanism; Regulate all adjustments; Wipe off and test play. Parts, including pads, are extra – usually a few dollars each.