5.0 34 reviews

  • Tina RH ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
    Best service and repair my flute has ever had. Plays and looks like new! I will be recommending Phil Clark to my flute friends! Thank you.
  • Michael Turner ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    As a novice learning on a second-hand instrument, I didn't realise that the faults with the instrument were what was preventing me from making progress. Thanks to Phil's great work, I am now finding the playing of certain notes … More much easier. First class job. Thanks again Phil.
  • Laura Papworth ★★★★★ 10 months ago
    Took my Selmer tenor saxophone in for some TLC. Phil had it back to me within the week having solved a number of issues . It is blowing beautifully now. So impressed the next saxophone heading for his attention is the alto saxophone. … More
  • Trisha Proctor ★★★★★ a year ago
    Huge thanks to Phil who very skilfully renovated my two daughters Flute and Clarinet which had not been used for over two decades!
    They were both thrilled - inspired to take up playing again - and loved the tone of the instruments that
    … More Phil has produced through his careful and hard work!
  • Nick Hayward-Young ★★★★★ a year ago
    Fantastic service! Was having trouble with my tenor sax. Phil immediately diagnosed and fixed the issues. Plays like a dream now. Would highly recommend.
  • Edward Latimer-Sayer ★★★★★ a year ago
    I damaged my vintage sax recently and got Phil to repair it. As well as the recent damge, he found other things wrong with it which he repaired. A previous repairer had missed these faults. He returned it to me in a day or two playing better … More than ever. I am reallly pleased with the work he did and will certainly use his services again.
    Phil has repaired my saxophone again, after I dropped it and he has done a thoroughly professional job. The horn is playing really well again. I wholeheartedly recommend his services.
  • Pete ★★★★★ a year ago
    I contacted Phil regarding my tenor saxophone which required repair. Phil was incredibly helpful, explaining various intracracies and possibilities, along with an approximate estimate of costs. There was a bit of a tight timescale due to … More my band engagements but Phil completed a total overhaul and repair within the timescale, and pretty much within the discussed possible costings. I am very pleased with the outcome and would certainly recommend Phil Clark Woodwind Services.
  • Sigrid Gibson ★★★★★ 2 years ago
    I took my alto sax for a (long overdue) service and Phil Clark did an excellent job. Subsequently I had accidental damage to my tenor sax that was time critical and Phil immediately took it on and sorted it. Thanks Phil for your skill and … More great communications, start to finish.
  • Anthony Carter ★★★★★ 2 years ago
    Phil is a personal musical colleague, an excellent musician who displays the same excellence in woodwind repair. He has just had a clarinet of mine which was in need of expert adjustment in several areas. His work was professional, accurate … More and swift. The instrument is in top condition now
    Thank you Phil
  • Sylwia G ★★★★★ 2 years ago
    My daughter's clarinet required service. Phil did amazing job and it wasn't and easy task! Highly recommended. Reliable and fast service. Thank you
  • Chris Smith Saxophone ★★★★★ 2 years ago
    I had a problem with a sticky G# key on my alto sax. Phil asked me to bring it round the next day, when he fixed it, along with a couple of other minor adjustments he spotted, It plays so much better now. Thanks Phil.
  • Edward Jones ★★★★★ 2 years ago
    I have taken my saxophone to him to be repaired twice now, the first time for a simple Cork replacement and the second time for works to be done on some major pieces. Both times Phil was exceptionally professional as well as extremely friendly. … More He gave insightful feedback and his own opinions which helped for me to decide what I wanted to have done on the saxophone. The repair jobs he has done are of top quality and for a very reasonable price. Would highly recommend.
  • Roderick Cooke ★★★★★ 2 years ago
    Helpful and thorough. Proper service.
  • Léna Roger ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    After searching for various flute tecnhicians around the New Forest area, I contacted Phil and he gave my flute a free assessment before any work and he agreed that he would do a full in-depth assessment and let me know how much it was … More going to be before starting any work. The work has been done to a very high standard and after not having played my flute for a year, it is lovely to be able to play it again! Would highly reccommend!
  • com hsc ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    My daughter’s flute, disregarded after her years at school, has now got a new lease of life. Phil did an excellent service and repair on it, plus put a small support in the case where it had worn. Very pleased with results and would highly … More recommend him. Thank you!
  • Martin Bean ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    Phil did a great job of repairing and servicing my saxophone. it plays like a dream now. i will definitely be using Phil for all my saxophone and woodwind needs. Very professional and I would recommend Phil to anyone looking for servicing … More and repairs. Faith Bean.
  • Perry Letcher ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    Thrilled to have my much loved, very tired Buffet and Crampon clarinet back in as new condition. Phil certainly knows what he is doing, and worth every penny to get the job done perfectly. Thank you.
  • Richard Gospel ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    An excellent service. I had my Yamaha Custom Alto Sax serviced & all pads changed. It came back like a brand new sax. Well worth the money spent.
  • Henry Hookings ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Have just had my 1956 Mk 6 alto sax fully refurbished and overhauled.It now plays perfectly, and I am very pleased with the work that has been undertaken. Highly recommended.Many many thanks
  • Robert Sullivan ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    I had a second-hand flute that wasn't working properly. Phil fixed it- simple as that- and now it plays beautifully. He diagnosed the issues in a flash, adjusted the mechanics, replaced parts and charged me way below what I was expecting. … More I cannot recommend him highly enough for the effectiveness, speed and value of his service, and his professional yet unintimidating manner. Thank you very much!
  • Caroline Ellis ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    I highly recommend Phil's excellent repair service. He is an experienced player, so is quick to understand a problem, effect repairs and offer advice. Where a repair is costly, he'll contact the player before starting the work … More to verify the price. It's easy to park close to and access his workshop facility.Don't put it off any longer - get your instrument back to how it should be playing !
  • Elena Rickman ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Phil repaired my son's saxophone after it had been dropped. His service was excellent and it was ready the next day.
  • Catherine Ash-Vie ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Professional, on time and reasonable cost. Clarinet Bflat and A serviced and cleaned. I would gladly use Phil again.
  • Nigel Hinson ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Phil was recommend by my daughters flute teacher to repair and service her flute. Excellent service, very professional and quick.
  • Helen Cornford ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Phil is an enthusiastic saxophone player who has the knowledge and experience to identify problems with instruments. He has asessed, repaired and serviced my saxophones. He works with thought and care; he is meticulous and takes a pride … More in restoring instruments to play better than ever.
  • Cathy Perham ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    My Tenor sax wouldn’t play properly and I found Phil from a card given to me at a concert.I phoned, dropped sax of next morning and collected at lunch time. So so happy as was worried about losing practice time.Will definitely recommend … More and will use again for services in the future.
  • John Reid ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Phil has made an excellent job of servicing my Mk 6 alto and fixed some minor problems due to everyday wear and tear. He has always returned the instrument within the agreed time and at reasonable cost. Consequently I have recommended him … More to other players and of course will continue to do so! He will definitely be the technician servicing my other saxophones.
  • Martin Barrell ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Phil did a great job in servicing and repairing my daughter's saxophone. Great price and I would definitely recommend him if you need your woodwind instruments serviced.
  • Ann Crocker ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Phil has worked on my alto sax twice so far and I will be returning. He is very reasonably and fairly priced, and does a great job.
  • Laura Davis ★★★★★ 4 years ago
    Very pleased with the efficient and prompt serving of my daughter’s clarinet and son’s oboe. Would Definitely recommend.
  • Mike Hopkins ★★★★★ 3 years ago
    After buying a very cheap Bass Clarinet from a dealer, I was disappointed to find it had no peg on the bell. I managed to obtain one from The USA and Phil soldered it on for me very quickly and expertly and at a very reasonable price. I … More thoroughly recommend him as a Woodwind Repairer.