Professional musicians choose CWW

 
 National Association of  Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians

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When Professional musicians entrust their $20-60,000 instruments to CWW and Band teachers send their students and instruments to us you know you will looked after.

  Like all the best shops we are run by active performing musicians. Making music, teaching others to play and making sure all our instruments work.

To start-: Call 250-563-4693 or email me to set up an appointment.
 
 Your instrument must work correctly or you are wasting your time.

You can get a rough idea of what things cost from the website but I do need to see the instrument.




Warranty Information

Your repair bill should have a note on the bottom about the warranty length. If not, the general rule of thumb is 30 days for basic Items, 90 days for tune-ups, a year for overhauls .

Read more: Warranty Information

Instrument Evaluations

We use Blue Book values combined with our many years of experience and knowledge of local and International markets to give you an accurate valuation of your instrument.

Subcategories

  • Rates, Levels of Repair and Shipping
    Playing an instrument is a great experience, we want that experience continue when you take your instrument in for service. When you bring your instrument in we take the time to explain exactly what your instrument needs, what your options are and how much it will cost. Policy for General Repairs . We always provide a written (if requested) estimate before starting work, unless advised otherwise. We do not exceed the estimate without authorization. For school instruments, in general and unless directed otherwise we make the minimum required repairs needed to make the instrument play in such a way that it will last at least the year and not hinder the progress of the student. Repairs that are merely cosmetic are not done unless requested. We use only top quality pads and materials for all instruments. For example our standard pads are all double skin, usually better in quality than the factory installed pads. Basic repair details vary slightly from instrument to instrument. Repairs for pros take precedence, other than that, repairs are done in order with consideration taken as to how urgent the repair is. If you are going to be in and out of town on certain days we will do our best to accommodate you. If that means staying open to midnight on a Saturday night, we do it
  • Our Work

    Time permitting we are putting up basic descriptions of some of the procedures used to repair your instruments. In future I would like to post some more detailed directions for some simple emergency repairs that you could do at home

    Note: this is not a how to do it manual, details have been left out or over simplified. This is just so you understand the basic process. Making a mistake during any part of these procedures or using the wrong tools will most likely destroy the instrument! 

  • Woodwind Repairs

Happy customers

"Thanks for fixing our flute so quickly" M.Green FSJ    "Thank you so much for doing the work on my clarinet" B Russell Dunster BC"Thank you so much for fixing my flute.. I will surely recommend you to anyone I know" T Richard FSJ  "Thank you! Nice to have this playing great for the concerts"  B Knuff Williams Lake  "Simon thanks you so much for your fantastic work" Roz FSJ

Alban Classical


Private performance April 14

PGSO April 21

Wind World Alban classical school show April 23 and 30