*** Woodwind Repair Workshop Now Open ***

About Us

Our aim at Culture:Music is to teach, inspire and create engaging music performance opportunities in Hull and the surrounding areas. We are influenced by the fusion of classical, pop/rock, jazz and world music bringing contemporary performances to the forefront of the live music scene.

Through collaboration with all aspects of the arts and effective teaching and learning methods we will deliver evocative performances whilst still making these experiences accessible to everyone.

Studying with industry professionals that are also PGCE certified teachers will ensure your music tuition is both creative and inspiring helping you to achieve your musical aspirations.

Our Services


Meet The Team

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Daniel Thompson

Co-Founder of Culture:Music

BA(hons) Music
MA Perf

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Charlotte Coggin

Co-Founder of Culture:Music

BA(hons) Music
PGCE Cambridge

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Simon Oliver

Arranger in Association

BA(hons) Music
MA Comp

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Noel Weston

Woodwind repairer

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Contact Us

01482 935 735


Our Fees

Our fees for one to one lessons and group theory classes are shown below. If you have any questions please contact us.

One to one lessons:

1 hour lesson £25
30 minute lesson £15

Block book four 1 hour sessions and receive one lesson free
(5 lessons for the price of 4, equivalent to £20 per lesson)

Theory classes:

(grades 0-2):
12 week course, 1 hour per week
(Price does not include exam fee)
(grades 3-4):
12 week course, 1 hour per week
(Price does not include exam fee)
Fast track grade 5: 6 week course, 1 hour per week
(Includes exam fee)

Woodwind Instrument Repairs

Our woodwind repair workshop is now open for business. We provide four basic service levels for all woodwind instruments plus custom and additional work. For more information please contact us.

"Make It Play" To fix a particular problem with your instrument, or diagnose a fault. We will assess the instrument and fix any small issues. If additional parts or materials are required, or the repair will be complicated, we will contact you to discuss this before any work is done. From £25
Inspect, Regulate and Lubricate

This is a great option if you look after your instrument and want it checked over regularly to keep it in tip top condition.

Each instrument will be carefully assessed by our repairer. All key work will be regulated and lubricated/oiled, the instrument will be put into good playing order and will finally be play tested by our expert repairer. The instrument will not be disassembled, but will be lightly cleaned to keep it looking its best.
From £50
General Service

If your instrument is in need of some TLC, this is the package for you.

Following an initial assessment, your instrument will be stripped down completely and the body and keys cleaned and polished, with all old oil removed. We will check the condition of all rods, screws, pads, springs and corks and re-seat the pads as required (up to two will be replaced if necessary). The instrument will be reassembeld, lubricated, regulate and play tested.
From £90
Full Re-pad/overhaul

The most thorough of our service options. This package includes everything from the general service plus a full new set of pads. A full repad and service can make your instrument feel and play its best again.

In addition to all work from the general service aboce, a full set of news pads will be fitted, seated and regulated. Corks/springs/felts will be replaced as necessary; full replacement is an additional cost option. Our standard price includes our stock high quality pads; other and custom pad options are available at extra cost.
From £150
Other/Custom work

Neck or individual tenon re-cork - £15

All other work will be charged at £25 per hour plus parts & materials, subject to a minimum job fee of £15. Estimates of the time and parts required will be discussed before any work is started.

Examples include:
Individual pads/springs/corks, dent removal, crack fixing, mouthpiece repairs, re-soldering, keywork alterations, custom/ergonooic enhancements, instrumen assessments (pre-purchase or for insurance)

Our repairers are both long term professional woodwind players. We will always treat your instrument as if it were our own. All work is carried out professionally and to the highest standards.

We will always discuss with you any issues with your instrument and advise of any additional work that might be required.

Different types of instrument involve different amounts of work, so please contact us. to discuss your particular requirements.