1-to-1 Repair & Care

Course overview | Due to popular demand, we offer 1-to-1 sessions with Cambridge Woodwind Makers’ founder and repair expert, Daniel Bangham.

If you feel you would benefit from individual attention from Daniel on any aspect of repair or modification of instruments, please get in touch with us to discuss your requirements and available dates.

Email us to set dates and book


Tutor | Daniel Bangham

Daniel is the founder and director of Cambridge Woodwind Makers as well as being an internationally renowned classical clarinet maker. Daniel started a clarinet making and instrument repair workshop in 1981, this then became Wood, Wind & Reed specialist music shop in Cambridge.

“I really enjoyed the course …. I felt I learned a lot in a short time”

Flute Repair & Care with Daniel Bangham, 2012

“…a highlight was seeing those beautiful flutes from history I’ve read about and never thought I’d get to see in real life.”

Flute Repair & Care with Daniel Bangham, 2012


Cost | £310/day

Course duration | Depending on requirements

Times | 10.00am – 4.00pm (negotiable)

Abilities | Suitable for adults and students over 16 years old; musicians, artisans and craftspeople. Of particular interest and use to those who have already attended a course with Cambridge Woodwind Makers.

Questions | if you have any questions or comments please email Daniel: daniel.bangham@cambridgewoodwindmakers.org

Lunch | Lunch is included for 1-to-1 courses.

Location | 6 Lintech Court, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4XN, ENGLAND

Transport | The workshop is a few miles south of Cambridge city and can be reached by the route 13 buses. Follow signs to Linton Zoo and we are on the industrial estate next door.

Accommodation |  If you are not local to Cambridge you will need to arrange your own accommodation for the duration of the course. View our accommodation page for ideas.

Participant Guidelines | Please read our participant guidelines which can be found here

Booking | Your reservation on a course is not complete until payment has been received.

Photos | We may take pictures during classes which may be used on our social media feeds and later in publicity. If you wish not to be in photographs please let the tutor and staff know at the start of the class.

Insurance | We have pubic liability insurance, however personal accident insurance is obligatory for non EU participants.

Deposits | Any course with a fee of £200 or more includes a non-refundable deposit of £200.

Alternative Dates | If the dates available do not suit you it may be possible to arrange a date that does. However, we can only run an instrument making course with a minimum of two people and a Repair & Care with a minimum of three.

Upcoming Related Courses

Recorder Making with Jacqueline Sorel – October 2020

Sun 4th Oct @ 09:00 - Thu 8th Oct @ 17:00

One-Keyed Folk Flute Making – October 2020

Sun 18th Oct @ 09:00 - Thu 22nd Oct @ 17:00

Recorder Making with Tim Cranmore – November 2020

Sat 21st Nov @ 10:00 - Wed 25th Nov @ 17:30

Classical Clarinet Making – February 2021

Sat 13th February 2021 @ 10:00 - Sun 28th February 2021 @ 17:30

Saxophone Repair & Care – March 2021

Mon 1st March 2021 @ 10:00 - 16:00

Flute Repair & Care – March 2021

Mon 15th March 2021 @ 10:00 - 16:00

Clarinet Repair & Care – March 2021

Tue 16th March 2021 @ 10:00 - 16:00

Clarinet Barrel Experimentation Day – April 2021

Thu 8th April 2021 @ 10:00 - 16:30