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FREE Yamaha Clarinet Event!

Windblowers are thrilled to be presenting a clarinet event with Barnaby Robson (Professor at Royal College of Music, ex-principal The Philharmonia/English National Opera) on Sunday 10th March at the Nottingham Bluecoat School, Aspley Lane between 2-5pm.

Full details are available here.

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


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.

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.

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 where you can access everything sheet music related!

Easter Opening Hours 2019

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

We will be closed from 5pm Thursday 19th April and re-open Tuesday 23rd April at 9am.

All online orders placed after 12pm on 19th April will be processed on our return.

Happy Easter to all our customers and friends!

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.


Sparkling Afternoon Tea Concert

Blackwood Clarinets present an afternoon concert in Attenborough Village Hall (Attenborough Lane, NG9 6AB) with a Sparkling Afternoon Tea included! 

Join them on Sunday 3rd March at 3pm and indulge in a slice of one of the finest British traditions, while listening to music including Tico Tico, the Girl with the Flaxen Hair and many others. Sit back, relax and enjoy a selection of finely cut sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, and a slice of cake, accompanied by a glass of prosecco, unlimited tea and soft drinks, all served on vintage crockery courtesy of Gladysbee Vintage.

Tickets available until Wednesday 27th February - for catering reasons!

Tickets £15 from Windblowers - 0115 9410543


How Suite it is... 30th March 2019

Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra are excited to be performing at their usual rehearsal venue at Bluecoat School, Aspley Lane, Nottingham in this concert featuring 'How Suite it is...'.
They present a selection from the finest musical suites including 'Dances' from West Side Story, 'Mars' from The Planets and 'Jazz Suite' by Shostakovitch

Tickets £10 including refreshments are available from Windblowers - 0115 9410543
This concert is supporting Maggie's Cancer Care

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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
    NG1 5BA
  • T: +44 115 941 0543

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