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Repair Service

Pascal Véraquin, supported by his team of experienced technicians, is recognized throughout North America for his fine work, his expertise and his professional service. A large number of symphony players and teachers call on him to service their instruments.

At Veraquin's workshop, our specialists spare no efforts to fix, improve and rejuvenate your instrument. Whether you are a famous artist, a gigging musician or a passionate amateur, you will be treated with the same consideration and respect. Your questions about any technical aspect of your instrument or its proper maintenance are always welcome. The 700 + repairs that we perform every year in our shop combined with our experience as musicians ensures that you will get the right answer to any question.

All types of repairs are performed in our shop, from the very simple to the most sophisticated. Our expertise results from of having integrated proven traditional techniques with state-of-the art modern technology. Our privileged relationship with manufacturers allows us to go directly to the source for technical information and original parts.

 

 

We are happy to offer the following advanced repair procedures:

  • wood crack repairs with carbon fibers
  • tenon grafting (oboe, clarinet, bassoon)
  • flute and clarinet overhauls with Straubinger pads
  • custom key fabrication
  • valve machining on precision lathe
  • ultrasonic cleaning

Our "by appointment" service ensures that when you come to our shop for repairs, you can meet with one of our technicians who will take the time to properly evaluate your instrument and recommend the proper actions. If you live outside the Montreal area, you may send your instrument by courrier and we will be happy to give you a quote by telephone or email.

Feel free to contact us for any information regarding our repair service or to ask for an appointment!

Complete instruments overhauls

Instrument Specs Price*
Student piccolo plastic 750,00$
Piccolo pro wood or metal 1,000,00$
Cork pads: add   250.00$
Conversion to Straubinger pads (pads included)   425.00$
Student flute plateau fermés 450.00$
Intermediate flute open holes 925.00$
Conservatory silver flute silver keys 1,100.00$
Handmade / Custom flute soldered tone holes 1,300.00$
Gold flute   1,300.00$
buffing add   250.00$
Straubinger pads add   150.00$
Alto flute   1 200.00$
Bass flute   1 350.00$
Student clarinet plastic 380.00$
Intermediate clarinet (skin pads) wood 450.00$
Pro Bb/A clarinet (skin pads) wood 550.00$
Pro Bb/A clarinet (cork & skin) wood 650.00$
Pro Bb/A clarinet (cork & Valentino) wood 650.00$
Pro Bb/A clarinet (Straubinger) wood 685.00 $
Eb clarinet   550.00$
Student alto clarinet plastic 750.00$
Pro alto clarinet wood 950.00$
Student bass clarinet plastic 850.00$
Pro bass clarinet Low Eb wood 1 250.00$
Pro bass clarinet Low C wood 1 600.00$
Contralto clarinet   1 800.00$
Contrabass clarinet   2 200.00$
Student oboe plastic 995.00$
Pro oboe wood 1 500.00$
English horn   1 800.00$
Oboe d'Amore   1 650.00$
Student bassoon plastic 950.00$
Intermediate bassoon wood 1 800.00$
Pro bassoon wood 3 000.00$
wood stain & varnish add   3 500.00$
Contrabasson   4 500.00$
Selmer, Yamaha, Keilwerth, Buffet Saxes:
Soprano sax   900.00$
Alto sax   925.00$
Tenor sax   950.00$
Baritone sax   1,300.00$
Bass sax   1,600.00$
Kangoroo leather pads (Roopads): add          150.00$
American vintage sax (Conn/Martin/Buescher/King /etc):
Soprano sax   1,100.00$
Alto sax   1,100.00$
Tenor sax   1,200.00$
Baritone sax   1 500.00$
Special cleaning for silver-plated saxophone: add   200.00$
Kangoroo leather pads (Roopads): add          200.00$

* Prices may change without notice
Final price quote after instrument inspection only.