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.
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
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