Prerequisite: Successful Completion of Level 1
Our Level 2 Saxophone Repair course is designed for those who seek to refine their skills from Level 1 to build speed and earn income from repair.
Designed for private lesson teachers, musicians who want to learn more about the care and maintenance of their instruments, and for those exploring if becoming a master repair technician is a career option.
Level 2 Saxophone Class is held on Saturdays for 90 minutes from 9:00am-10:30am MT. Level 2 is a 6 month course.
2022-2023 COURSE DATES:
- November 5, 12, 19
- December 3, 10, 17
- January 7, 14, 21, 28
- February 4, 11, 18, 25
- March 3, 11, 18, 25
- April 1, 8, 15
All classes will be recorded and be made available to you. Following the purchase of the course, we will send you details to register on Zoom for it. Enrollment is limited and when we run out of Level 1 kits this course will be closed for registration.
The Saxophone Level 2 Course is taught by master technicians Bruce Marking, formerly with Buffet-Crampon/Keilwerth Saxophones.
Items used in the Level 2 course include all items purchased from Level 1 plus additional supplies as needed.
Items from Level 1 included:
|(1) 5″ Flat-nose pliers for pulling rods/screws|
|(1) Spring hook|
|(1) Hetman light key oil|
|(1) Saxophone assembly board|
|(1) Sheet cork (1/16″)|
|(1) Natural sheet cork assortment (all 6 thicknesses)|
|(1) Steel ruler in millimeters|
|(5) Saxophone felt bumpers, 5/16″ x 3/6″, white|
|(5) Saxophone felt disks, 1/2″ x 1/16″, white|
|(5) Saxophone felt disks, 1/16″, red|
|(5) Saxophone felt bumpers, 1/4″, red|
|(5) Saxophone felt bumpers, 3/8″, red|
From Home Depot or your local hardware store you will need to purchase:
|Razor Blades – single edge blades|
|Q-Tips – 1 large package|
DAP Weldwood Contact Cement- 1 container
|Denatured alcohol – 1 can|
|Butane – 1 can|
|Micro butane torch|
|Small soft paintbrush or toothbrush (bristles don’t matter) – flat bristled brush|
|Emery cloth – 240 grit (for sanding neck corks)|
|Cigarette paper (OCB un-gummed, or any brand with gummed edge cut off)|