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
FUNDAMENTALS… BUT BETTER
Gain reoccurring customers by providing QUALITY work.
Cleaning techniques that will fix many issues
How to align valves so they actually line up
Different techniques to un-stick slides
How to align 1st and 3rd trumpet slides
FRENCH HORNS AND ROTARY VALVES
How to make valves spin better and horns that play better.
Lapping tightened valves
Shimming stop arms
Pressure checking french horns
Finding french horn leaks in water
Respect the slide, so it doesn’t turn on you.
Cleaning the trombone slide
Straightening slide tubes
Removing slide crook dents
Reassembling outside slide tubes
Final alignment of inside slide tubes
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.
GAIN YEARS WORTH OF KNOWLEDGE IN HOURS