Welcome to North Georgia Band!
From professional and custom models to student instruments we have an extensive parts inventory and the most current tools and technology to ensure that you will receive the best service in the Atlanta area. We are proud to offer a 2-3 day turnaround on most repairs and focus entirely on offering our customers the best service in town at a competitive price. We visit many local schools in Gwinnett, Hall and Forsyth counties and surrounding areas as well as maintain a network of affiliate music stores for convenient pickup and delivery options.
While there is a slew of local issues present in all school music programs without a doubt every band program in America shares in facing one BIG problem – poor-quality instruments being purchased by students (or more likely, their parents!). … Continued
Undoubtedly over the course of the past few weeks you have seen the posts going around on Facebook and other social media outlets as well as some news services about the state legislature of Massachusetts requiring the sterilization of all … Continued
As the marching season comes to a close, many instruments will be put away until Summer Band Camp. If you are indeed going to put your instrument up for an extended period of time, here are some helpful tips to … Continued
Recently in the shop we have come across several instruments that have the incorrect screws in the posts or guards. We are here to tell you that NOT all screws are the same and they are definitely not interchangeable. There … Continued
We have all been there. You are in a practice room or on a stage and that dreaded silence killer comes back to haunt you, the sticky pad! Before we can address how to fix the sticky pad we need … Continued
As U.S. instrument manufacturers continue to merge with one another or close up shop altogether it’s getting more and more difficult to purchase quality student (and sometimes even intermediate) level instruments. Not long ago we could tell a student’s parent … Continued
Just like with woodwinds we always see lots of “closet / attic” brass instruments coming in to the shop this time of year. We’re all looking to save a little money wherever we can so when it comes to … Continued
We see so many instruments at the beginning of the school year that have been hiding out in a closet for the last twenty or so years just waiting patiently for someone to play it again. When it emerges from … Continued
In our shop the technicians have their own mouthpieces to play test every instrument that they repair. It’s a good thing too because the mouthpieces that we see in the cases are gross!!! We often go over swabbing out woodwinds … Continued
Too many times this year we have had the displeasure of trying to remove an extremely rusted hinge screw from a binding key and post. There is a very simple solution to prevent your instrument from looking like this: … Continued