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What is included

  • Three 1.5 hour sessions

  • 3 different topics

  • Techniques taught by leading repair professionals

  • Small group of advanced repair technicians

  • New skills to apply for your business

  • Step by step instructional handouts

  • Lunch is provided


Topics

  • FUNDAMENTALS… BUT BETTER

Gain reoccurring customers by providing QUALITY work.

  1. Cleaning techniques that will fix many issues

  2. How to align valves so they actually line up

  3. Different techniques to un-stick slides

  4. How to align 1st and 3rd trumpet slides

  • FRENCH HORNS AND ROTARY VALVES

How to make valves spin better and horns that play better.

  1. Swedging bearings

  2. Lapping tightened valves

  3. Shimming stop arms

  4. Pressure checking french horns

  5. Finding french horn leaks in water

  • TROMBONE SLIDES

Respect the slide, so it doesn’t turn on you.

  1. Cleaning the trombone slide

  2. Dent Removal

  3. Straightening slide tubes

  4. Removing slide crook dents

  5. Reassembling outside slide tubes

  6. Final alignment of inside slide tubes


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YOUR HOST DANA HOFER

Owner of Dana Hofer Brass Repair Inc in Chicago, Illinois

Dana Hofer is regarded as one of Chicago’s most respected repair technicians. Through working for Wayne Tanabe, Karnes Music, Music and Arts, and beginning his own business in 2011 he has gained over 27 years of industry experience. Dana is an excellent teacher and has given 8 clinics at NAPBIRT’s regional and national conventions. Dana has a passion for sharing his expertise and is known for giving away industry secrets through his instructional videos on Instagram and Facebook.


PRICING

GAIN YEARS WORTH OF KNOWLEDGE IN HOURS

$350