Saxophone Repairs

We must inspect the horn in person to make an accurate assessment. Walks-ins are welcome.

You can call us at (212) 391-1315 to arrange an appointment, but we can't give quotes over the phone.

  

Saxophone Repairs Price List:

Hourly Rates:

Roberto Romeo: $150
Manuel Matta: $80

 

Minor services start at $20, outside the hourly rate

Neck Cork:  $35 

Pearl Replacement (Brand new, Mother of Pearl): $25

Outside spring (one key to dismantle to reach it) $25

Inside spring (multiple keys to dismantle) $45

If the spring is rusted or other issue, Hourly Rate

Soldering $40 + Hourly Rate

Dent repair: Hourly Rate

Pad Replacements: $30-$65
Range based on the size of the pad and where it is placed and 
on how difficult it is to reach (one key to dismantle vs multiple keys),

  

 

Saxophone Repairs Price List: 

 

Partial Overhaul  

Includes a complete cleaning of the horn, inside and out.

Straightening of the rods and posts, if needed.

Oiling the joints of the mechanisms.

Swedging (removing any and all play from the keys), up to 3 pads, 2 springs, and 5 corks replaced

$225 for Student-model horns  

$550 for Tenor, Alto and Soprano.  

$650 for Baritone

 

Complete Overhaul  

Includes a complete cleaning of the horn, inside and out.

Straightening of the rods and posts, if needed.

Oiling the joints of the mechanisms.

Swedging (removing any and all play from the keys). 

Replacements of all pads, corks and felts.

Choice of resonators, Metal or Plastic. Minor dent work. 

$800 for student model horns 

$1495 for Alto, Tenor, and Soprano 

$1845 for Baritone

Free adjustments and regulations for 6 months, within reason

Complete Overhaul services gives you access to a $325 Yearly Check-Up, restoring the horn to where it was after the overhaul



Premium Deluxe 

Overhaul Includes a complete cleaning of the horn, inside and out.

Straightening of the rods and posts, if needed.

Oiling the joints of the mechanisms.

Swedging (removing any and all play from the keys). 

Replacements of all pads, corks, springs and felts.

Choice of resonators, Metal or Plastic.

Any and all dent work.

A restoration to factory settings. 

$1950 for Alto, Tenor, and Soprano 

$2450 for Baritone

Free adjustments and regulations for 6 months, within reason

Premium Deluxe services gives you access to a $325 Yearly Check-Up, restoring the horn to where it was after the overhaul  



Resurrection

Overhaul of a dead horn, totally rusted from years of misuse, damaged from a car accident, dropped from the 10th floor, in essence: Dead. Unplayable.

Includes dent work and fabrication of pieces if they are missing. 

$2950 for Alto, Tenor and Soprano 

$3450 for Baritone

Free adjustments and regulations for 6 months, within reason

Resurrection services gives you access to a $325 Yearly Check-Up, restoring the horn to where it was after the overhaul