Bespoke Courses

Cambridge Woodwind Makers are able to offer private courses and events for groups or individuals. These range from 1-to-1 Repair & Care sessions to group workshop visits or experimental sessions.

Past events have included Repair & Care workshops at the Guildhall School of Music, the Red Hat Society visit, NAMIR meetings, Repair & Care classes for CASS and private clarinet experimental sessions as well as private Repair & Care classes. Bespoke courses are primarily run by Daniel Bangham but this will depend on your requirements and interests.


Or sign up to on the waiting list at the bottom of this page.

Flute Repair & Care – June 2021

Mon 21st Jun @ 10:00 - 16:00

Clarinet Repair & Care – June 2021

Tue 22nd Jun @ 10:00 - 16:00

Tutor | Daniel Bangham

Daniel is the founder and director of Cambridge Woodwind Makers as well as being an internationally renowned classical clarinet maker. Daniel has been making classical clarinets since 1984 and has successfully guided students with no prior handwork skill to complete fantastic instruments. Daniel started an instrument making and repair workshop in 1981, this then became Wood, Wind & Reed specialist music shop in Cambridge.



Cost | Course costs will depend on the nature of the event. Some can be arranged by donation. Others will incur direct costs.

Course duration | Depending on requirements.

Abilities | Suitable for anyone, school visits are encouraged.

Please email us to arrange your bespoke course: [email protected]

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 along with our covid-19 guidelines which are here: Cambridge Makers covid-19 guidelines - Cambridge Makers.

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

Flute Repair & Care – June 2021

Mon 21st Jun @ 10:00 - 16:00

Clarinet Repair & Care – June 2021

Tue 22nd Jun @ 10:00 - 16:00

Clarinet Repair & Care – September 2021

Mon 27th Sep @ 10:00 - 16:00

Flute Repair & Care – September 2021

Tue 28th Sep @ 10:00 - 16:00

Saxophone Repair & Care – October 2021

Sat 9th Oct @ 10:00 - 16:00