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.
Just send it to the shop! Recently we have had several instruments come in that were in worse condition than they had to be. Why? Very “Good Samaritans” tried to fix something and ending up doing more damage. The number … Continued
It’s that time of year again! No, we are not talking about getting your trumpet bikini body ready! But it is time to discuss cleaning your brass instrument. Don’t let it sit all summer! Get all of that lime and … Continued
If you ask ten trombonists what the best product and method is for lubricating a trombone handslide you will likely get fifteen very different answers! This is somewhat of a hot-button topic in the professional trombone community – we will … Continued
It’s the very first step before you even begin to play, assembling your instrument. It’s surprising how many performers are incorrectly doing this first step! Every instrument has weak points and troublesome keys that poke out beyond the joint. It … Continued
A tenon is the smaller end of a woodwind instrument. On a clarinet, oboe, or bassoon it is the end with a cork on it. On a saxophone and a flute it is a metal to metal connection. The tenon … Continued
Students put their instruments through a LOT – daily practice in a variety of conditions and venues, outdoor concerts, marching band, school band rooms, and encounters with the occasional little brother or sister! One of the most overlooked, under-appreciated and … Continued
We are in the instrument repair business and it not often that we come across an instrument that we feel cannot be repaired but it is not totally out of the question that it happens. Here are a few helpful … Continued
There is currently a bill being developed in the Ways & Means committee of the Georgia legislature that would repeal the sales tax on school music instruments! While it would not have an effect on instruments purchased by schools, systems … Continued
Practically every day in our repair shop we come across emergency repairs. What we discover is that these repairs are not a result of a traumatic injury but rather a slow break down over time from lack of regular maintenance. … Continued
The Bassoon is one of the most intimidating instruments in the band but when you break it down it’s really not that complicated at all! The first thing to understand about bassoons is at the top of the instrument, the … Continued