This is a video demonstration on How to Clean a Flute

Follow these simple steps;

  • You will need a silver polishing cloth, Using a silver polishing cloth wipe the flute after each play.
  • Little and often will mean its not a big job to clean
  • If the flute has started to tarnish then you may need some silver polish.
  • Apply a small amount to a separate cloth. Apply a thin layer of polish evenly onto the surface of the flute.
  • Then using a dry area of the cloth to remove leaving freshly polished surface.

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About the author

Jeremy has been a part of Normans since July 2012, after completing his study at the Newark School. During his study he set himself the task of building a saxophone from scratch, a feat that no one in the courses history had attempted. Before instrument repair Jeremy had a successful career in the music industry; performing at international conferences, parliamentary jazz summits and a variety of prestigious venues resulting in gaining a place at Leeds College of Music.

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