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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000458.txt from 2002/05

From: klarinet <>
Subj: Re: [kl] service/repair folks in NYC
Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 23:15:45 -0400

The repair tech at WW/BW in NYC is Tomoji Hirata. He probably has a waiting
list, so I would call Jonathon at WW/BW and find out his availability.
Whatever it is - it is worth the wait....Glenn B Kantor
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From: "Jeremy A Schiffer" <>
Subject: [kl] service/repair folks in NYC

> Hello,
> I am looking for recommendations for clarinet repair folks in the NYC
> area, preferably within the five boroughs.
> I own Yamaha 72 series instruments, and would prefer to take them to
> someone who has a lot of experience with Yamaha instruments.
> My Bb is in very good shape, and was completely overhauled by Rennick Ross
> a few years ago (cork upper, with double skinned, hand made pads on the
> lower half). However, it is time for a tune-up, so to speak. I will
> not pay for a full overhaul, because it does not need one, so I need to
> find a shop that is willing to only fix what is needed/desired, rather
> than one that insists on doing the whole thing out of convenience. I have
> not had any work done in the city since I moved here, so I have no
> knowledge of the reputations of any of the repair shops here.
> Any help you folks could provide would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Jeremy Schiffer
> 1st clarinet, Columbia Wind Ensemble
> clarinet, Columbia Klezmer Band
> see for mp3s with my playing.
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