north bay trumpet
- Daily mouthpiece cleaning using the mouthpiece
- Weekly leadpipe cleaning with the cleaning
- Bi-weekly valve cleaning, wiping and re-oiling
the valves. (read these instructions)
- Bi weekly slide cleaning, wipe, and re-oil.
- Monthly (complete) instrument disassembly and
cleaning using lemon dish detergent, cleaning snake, and valve brush.
- Consult the maintenance article for
- Monthly maintenance checks will be performed
at the beginning of the first lesson of the month.
- Poorly maintained instruments hinder progress
and are unacceptable.
Monette video on properly oiling pistons
Monette video on greasing slides
Monette Video on cleaning valve casings