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.
As an undergraduate oboe performance major, I was astounded at what little training my music education colleagues received in double reed instruments. At my alma mater (Baylor University), a semester was split between oboe and bassoon techniques. It wasn’t until … Continued
On this blog we strive to educate musicians about maintaining a healthy instrument so that they never have to be without their instrument due to a malfunction that could’ve easily been prevented. In this next series, we are going to … Continued
School’s back in session and that means that marching band is in full swing! We are already seeing some of the first casualties from the games and so we have composed a few helpful tips to keep your instruments healthy … Continued
We were so happy to be a part of the first annual Flutapalooza yesterday! The event was hosted by Kelly McKinney and Gena Wayne at Coweta County Centre for Performing and Visual Arts. The full day of activities included a … Continued
Almost exactly a year ago we posted an article with this same topic. What about the woodwinds? Do you need to chemically clean them? The answer is both yes and no. Yes you do if you have a metal instrument … Continued
We are pleased to announce a partnership with Melissa Feilhauer of Double or Nothing Reeds. Melissa is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She received her Bachelor of Music Degree … Continued
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