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Easter Opening Hours 2019

This year, Windblowers will be closed for the whole Easter weekend.

We will be closed from 5pm Thursday 18th April and re-open Tuesday 23rd April at 9am.

All online orders placed after 12pm on 18th April will be processed on our return.

Happy Easter to all our customers and friends!

PRE-BREXIT BARGAINS

With all the uncertainty over prices post-Brexit, here are a few          pre-Brexit bargains you CAN rely on!

Yamaha YBS32 Baritone Saxophone (S2434)                      £4295.00
The ‘32’ saxophones deliver outstanding response, tone and intonation,
as well as a comfortable playability.

Pearl 201ES Alto Flute (FL2731)                                        £1399.00
The exceptionally efficient and dependable mechanism is complemented by Pearl’s devotion to exact intonation, wide dynamic spectrum and tonal flexibility.

Altus 807E Flute (FL2587)                                                £1795.00
Altus models offer discerning flautists a choice of harmonically tuned and elegant sounding instruments capable of consistently executing technical passages with ease.

Pearl PF165 Piccolo (P139)                                              £  999.00
Grenaditte is impervious to temperature and humidity fluctuations
but has a warm sound like wood, ensuring Pearl’s remarkable performance anywhere.

Buffet Tradition Bb Clarinet (CL1882)                              £2695.00
With innovations that allow the amateur or professional clarinettist
to focus on making music, rather than constantly adjusting their embouchure and voicing.

Selmer Presence Bb Clarinet (CL1496)                             £1999.00
Thanks to its innovative bore design, this clarinet has unique acoustic qualities that provide ease of emission, exceptional homogeneity and above all an instrument that is easy to play.

Yamaha YOB431M Duet+ Oboe (OB117)                            £1999.00
The combination of precious wood and state-of -the-art resin is not simply a "Duet" of tradition and technology - it's a "Plus" advantage indeed!

Taylor Long Bell Cornet Second Hand (SH2088)               £1195.00

Schilke S42 Bb Trumpet   (TP800)                                    £2695.00
Ideal for lead trumpet, commercial playing, studio work or in a jazz setting, it also possesses a warmth and core to the sound when you come off the air.

Besson Sovereign EEb Tuba  Second Hand (CC800)           £4600.00
This is a lovely example of the world renowned Besson Sovereign EEb Tuba. Known as the Concert Model and made famous by the legendary John Fletcher who advised on the design.              

Stomvi Elite Piccolo Trumpet (TP850)                              £1999.00
The Stomvi Elite trumpets are great for those players interested in the sensations and the sound of a traditional trumpet but with a great playability.

Holton H378 French Horn (FH103)                                  £2995.00
With a bright, compact feel and sound. Yellow brass produces a higher tone colour with more overtones for clearer projection. Capable of playing pianissimo staccato notes clearly and evenly.

Stomvi Titan Cornet Second hand (SH2193)                     £2999.00
A mint condition top of the range cornet with Gold brass bell.

Featured Product

Azumi AZZ2E

Azumi AZZ2E

Altus flutes are held in the very highest esteem by professional players and technicians the world over. Now the Altus sound is available at an affordable price, thanks to the Azumi flute.
The key to the success of the Azumi is the Altus head joint. This is the Z-cut style, hand cut in Japan, which has a wider, rectangular shape to provide quick response with a large tone, across the range of the flute
Ever striving onwards for continued perfection, Altus have released their new Azumi Z series. Whilst maintaining the constantly high manufacturing standards found with the 2000 series, Altus have succeeded in improving on what was already considered one of the best flutes for value on the market.

Now featuring French style pointed key-arms for a more professional finish.
• Hand cut Altus Z-cut .925 'Sterling' head joint
• Silver-plated body and mechanism
• Closed Hole
• Offset G key
• Split E mechanism
• French style Pointed key-arms
• C foot joint
• Modern accurate scale
• Incl... read more

View the Azumi AZZ2E

The Largest Selection of Sheet Music and Wind Instruments in the Midlands

Welcome to Windblowers, the Midland's premier wind instrument centre.

We offer the largest selection of sheet music and wind instruments in the Midlands. Our comprehensive selection of new and used instruments and our large range of instrument accessories means we always have everything you need for saxophones, clarinets, flutes, trumpets and trombones plus many other musical instruments from the world's leading manufacturers available and in stock.

All our staff are friendly, highly experienced and knowledgeable plus we have our own fully qualified instrument maker and repairer who offers specialist attention to your instrument.

Windblowers are proud to be the UK agent for Bernd Moosmann bassoons and also suppliers to local authorities, music societies and various educational establishments.

SPECIAL OFFER ON DENIS WICK TUBA MOUTHPIECES

Limited stock special offers on Wick Tuba mouthpieces:

Silverplate - RRP £86.88 - NOW £69.95!
5286 - 1L
5286 - 3L
5286 - 4L
Goldplate - RRP£137.99 - NOW £99.00!
4886 - 1

Please contact us for further details - while stocks last.

Summer Holiday 2019


This year, Windblowers will be closed for our annual summer holiday from 5pm Saturday 27th July until 9am Tuesday 6th August.

All online orders placed after 12pm on Friday 26th July will be processed on our return.
Thank you.

 

Sheet Music Department

For sheet music, please visit our seperate sheet music website

You can browse through over thousands of titles and order via our seperate online payment system.

Please click the 'music' tab at the top of the page and you will be automatically re-directed to www.windblowersmusic.com where you can access everything sheet music related!

Janna Huneke Recital - Friday 26th April 2019

Windblowers and Nottingham Girl's High School are delighted to bring you a flute recital by German flautist Janna Huneke.
Music will include:
Poulenc Flute Sonata, Clarke Great Train Race, Gossec Tambourin - with the NGHS Flute Choir, and many more.
Tickets for this evening recital are £10 (£8 Conc) - see squirepac.co.uk/whats-on/ for more details and to book tickets.

Supper Serenade

Blackwood Clarinets present an evening concert in Plumtree at the Burnside Hall (NG12  5ND).

Join them for a Supper Serenade inviting you to bring your own food and wine, then sit back and relax while they entertain with music including; Serenade for Strings, Country Gardens, Shenandoah, Mr Blue Sky and many others...

Tickets, £10, available from Windblowers (0115 9410543). The concert will benefit the Children's Bereavement Centre.

 

 

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Do you have an instrument for sale?

If so we may consider making you an offer!

Currently we are particularly interested in Bassoons but we would consider any woodwind or brass instruments you may have.

Please call us on 0115 941 0543 with the make and model - you never know, IT COULD BE WORTH MORE THAN YOU THINK!

Take It Away

We are proud to announce that Windblowers is a registered participant of the Art Councils Take it away scheme. Take it away is an Arts Council initiative designed to help more people get involved in learning and playing music. The scheme allows individuals between the ages of 18 and 25 to apply for a loan of up to £2,000 for the purchase of any kind of musical instrument, and pay it back in nine monthly installments, completely interest free.

The scheme has been extended to allow anyone to purchase an instrument for someone aged under 18. Please enquire for more details.

Read more about Take it away. Terms and conditions apply.

Assisted Instrument Purchase Scheme (AIPS)

Students can now save money when buying an instrument with Windblowers. There is a scheme called the Assisted Instrument Purchase Scheme which allows students to buy instruments without having to pay United Kingdom V.A.T. (20 %). This means that when buying an instrument for £1500 you could save £250 on the purchase price.

Read more about the AIPS scheme and see whether you are eligible. Terms and conditions apply.

Windblowers proud to support the Nottingham Music Hub

Windblowers are delighted to be supporting the Nottingham Music Hub in their work helping to make music more accessible and inclusive. They support young people from across the city to develop their musical skills, and participate in diverse ensembles and performances, contributing to the life of our great city.

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Opening Hours

  • Tuesday-Saturday: 9am-5pm
    Sunday-Monday: Closed
  • Good Friday: Closed
    Easter Saturday: Closed
    Easter Sunday: Closed
    Bank Holiday Monday: Closed

Contact Windblowers

  • 75-77 Derby Road
    Nottingham
    NG1 5BA
  • T: +44 115 941 0543

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