Hello, my name is Andrew Gibson, I am a professional brass and woodwind musical instrument repair technician based in Athlone, Co.Westmeath.
I run my own brass and woodwind instrument repair workshop.
I trained in Boosey & Hawkes in Edgware,North London as a brass instrument maker/repairer,where, for six years I made and repaired the full Besson range of brass instruments from cornet to tuba,including the sovereign and prestige range of instruments
I also spent time in the flute department making keys and assembling flute bodies as well as making braces and parts for the trombone department.
I also trained in the Malden School of Instrument Repair in Wales as a woodwind and saxophone repairer.
I am a professional member of NAMIR, a UK based musical instrument repairer organisation that has members worldwide.