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Keith Bowen Bassoon Workshop
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300 NE 85th ST Seattle, WA 98115 • Email

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Repadding
Repadding is typically needed at ten year intervals, depending on the care of instrument and its playing condition. All pads and corks will be replaced, mechanisms adjusted and lubricated, body and key-work cleaned, tone holes refinished, u-tube bracket resealed, keys regulated, bore cleaned and polished, leaks sealed, and conventional set-up restored.

Additional repair work will be completed at the regular listed pricing.

Fox®, Püchner, and wooden student instruments, $800

Heckel and others, $800-1000

Polypropylene Renard or Fox, $450

Contrabassoons, $1,500-1,800

Please allow one week for repadding service.