This Bundy Trumpet needs repair on the water key and the valves.
This Bundy Trumpet needs repair on the water key and the valves.
From the Franklin Learning Center, this Tuba has several dents as well as other repair needs.
This bassoon from the Moening Bros Artists is unique to our collection. It was lent to us by the Gilbert Spruance Elementary School.
From the Solis-Cohen Elementary School comes this Bundy Clarinet and is missing corks.
The lower register on this Evette Clarinet is not functional. The teacher at A. L. FitzPatrick Elementary School suspects bad pads and cork to be the cause of the limitation.
This flute is lent by the Thomas Holme Elementary School and is in need of various repairs. The school is located in Northeast Philadelphia and works with students in grades K-6.
This Jean-Baptiste Flute has several leaks and needs a proper headjoint. It can be adopted from the Alain Locke School.
This Slingerland Snare Drum is an unique instrument but needs its head to be replaced, and needs repair on the rims, snares, and hardware. Please adopt it from the Meredith Elementary School.
This Vito Alto Saxophone needs repair on its pads and its bell realigned. It comes to us from Edwin Forrest Elementary School.
This Selmer Alto Saxophone can be adopted from the Aloysius L. Fitzpatrick School. It has leaky pads and needs both a mouthpiece and a strap.
This 3/4 Juzek Cello has been described as “picassonized”. It can be adopted from the Stephen Girard Elementary School.
This is the only Euphonium up for adoption. Its valves are stuck so that only the E-flat overtone series is playable.
This Bundy Alto Saxophone needs new neck cork and various repairs on its keys. It can be adopted from the Alternative Middle School at James Martin.
The first valve on this Trumpet is stuck down and needs repair. The intonation is off, leading to a far eastern type sound. Please adopt it from the A.L. FitzPartick School.
This Bundy Clarinet can be adopted from the William McKinley School. It is only the lower part of the instrument right now, without the barrel or mouthpiece.
The right hand keys on this Bundy Flute are not functioning properly. It will be played elementary students at the Solis-Cohen School.
This Blessing Trombone comes to us from the Andrew Jackson School. It needs repair on its slide, waterkey, and spit valve.
The F.S. Edmonds School is home to this Safran Violin. It is missing strings, tuning pegs, a bridge, and a tailpiece.
This Bundy Clarinet is a popular choice among students. It was loaned to us by the Andrew Hamilton School.
This Tenor Saxophone has no neck and the side-guard for the low keys is quite loose. Please adopt this instrument from the Mayfair Elementary School.
The second valve on this Olds Trumpet is bent and stuck. It was loaned to us from the Middle Years Alternative School.
The octave key on this Tenor Saxophone is non functional because the pad is busted. The Db is missaligned and it is missing some hardware.
This is the only Flute from the Harry Pedler Company. It is on loan from the Solis-Cohen Elementary School.
This Barrington Alto Saxophone can be adopted from the Edwin Forrest Elementary School. It needs repair on its keys and cork. It also needs a neck strap and a new case because the current one is too heavy for the young kids carrying it around.
Coming from the Robert Pollock School, this Alto Saxophone will be played by elementary students once repaired.
This Yamaha Clarinet needs its cork replaved and keys adjusted, but it is otherwise in decent condition.
This Selmer Clarinet can be adopted from the George W. Sharswood school, it is a K-8 school located in the Whitman neighborhood of Philadelphia. It needs repair on it tenon corks and to be regulated.
This is one of only four clarinets from the brand Penzel. It comes to us from the Fox Chase Elementary School.
This Pfretzschner Violin can be adopted from the Francis Scott Key School. It is missing its bridge and its A and G finetuners.
This Trombone is from William Bodine High School. Before it can be played again, it needs slide repair and a new water-key and mouthpiece.
This silver Carl Fisher Clarinet has a loose mouthpiece. Once repaired it can be played again by the students
at Meredith Elementary School.
This Strad Copy Violin has signficant damage to the body and is missing the bridge, tuning pegs, and strings. It can be adopted from the Alternative Middle School at Northwest.
Woodrow Wilson Middle School is home to this Reynolds Flute. The school is located in the Castor Gardens area of Philadelphia and has students in grades six through eight.
This trombone is one of only five of the brand Holton. It can be adopted from the Franklin Learning Center.
This Martin Trombone is missing its slide and needs repair on its water key. It can be adopted from the Disson Elementary School where students will just be beginning to play.
This Bach Trumpet suffers from sticky valves. Please adopt this instrument from the Austin Meehan Middle School.
The first valve on this Olds Cornet is not functional. You can adopt it from the William Rowen Elementary School.
Franklin Learning Center is home to this King French Horn. It needs valve repair before it can be played again.
This Pfretzschner Violin has a crack near the f-hole but is otherwise in good condition. It comes to us from the G.W. Childs Elementary School.
This Harmony Clarinet needs repair on its cork, keys, and pads. It can be adopted from the George Washington High School.
From the Franklin Learning Center, this Conn Trumpet has a broken tuning slide in need of repair.
All valves on this Yamaha Trumpet are frozen and there are no valve caps and no valve tops. Please adopt it from the George Washington High School.
Vare-Washington School is home to this Glaesel Violin. It has a broken neck joint and a loose soundpost, as well as other minor repairs such as replacing the stickers marking the finger placements.
Lent to us by the Thomas Holme School, this Bundy Clarinet is in need of various repairs.
Coming from the Baldi Middle School, this Bach Trumpet is missing its mouthpiece and is experiencing issues with the first and second valves.
Coming from the Franklin Learning Center, this Violin is from the german brand Glaesel.
This Autoharp is out of tune but otherwise functional. It was recorded as part of an autoharp quartet. You can adopt if from the Gilbert Spruance Elementary School.
Suffering from several leaks, this Palatino Flute is unique to our collection, we only have two other instruments from the brand Palatino.
This Bundy Clarinet leaks and has several loose screws. It was lent to us by the Baldi Middle School.
This Barrington Alto Saxophone has broken rod and keywork, and most of its cork needs to be replaced. Additionally, it needs a new neck strap as well as a new case.
This Flute is missing its foot joint, the head joint is not all the way in and stuck; rods are all broken, cracked and dented. Please adopt this disheveled instrument from the Samuel Gompers Elementary School.
This Lewis Violin has several cracks on the face and currently has the wrong type of strings, possibly guitar strings. It is from the G.W. Childs Elementary School.
This Trombone from the Thomas G. Morton School has a very problematic leak that prevents it from being played.
This Auto-Harp from The Gilbert Spruance Elementary School is in relatively good condition but needs some serious retuning before being playable again.
Bache Martin Elementary School lent us this Artley Flute. It has a bent rod and damage to the interior of the case.
This Bundy Clarient is missing a screw for its low F key and is missing the mouthpiece. It also has a broken spring.
From the Samuel Powel Elementary School comes this Winston Flute.
This Alto Saxophone from White-Cleveland is unique to our collection, and but has a shredded neck cork. It comes from the Solis-Cohen Elementary School.
This violin was lent to us by the Alternative Middle School at James Martin. It needs strings, bridge, tail piece and pegs.
The Albert Greenfield School loaned us this Bundy Clarinet.
This Drum Set Tom manufactured by Ludwig is from the Franklin Learning Center. It is in need of a drum head, hoop, and tension rods.
This Clarinet is in rough shape, with a missing top and and a fairly damaged lower half. It can be adopted from the John M. Patterson School.
This Conn Trumpet has damage that makes the high register easily overblown.
Gilbert Spruance Elementary is home to all fourteen of the autoharps up for adoption. This particular harp needs some serious tuning before it can be played again.
This Armstrong Flute has several leaks that need to be repaired before it can be played again by students at the Bache Martin Elementary School.
This is the only E-Flat Tuba lent to us. It is from the Albert M. Greenfield School.
Austin Meehan Middle School is home to this Martin Freres Clarinet. Students here are in grades seven through eight and are under the direction of Joseph Kramer.
From the William Bodine High School comes this Reynolds Trombone. Before it can ever be played again, it needs your support get its slide repaired.
Aloysius L. Fitzpatrick School is putting this Alto Saxophone up for adoption because it has several leaks in the pads and in the neck, and it is also missing a strap.
This Sousaphone is lent by the Samuel Fels High School. Its lead-pipe is smashed and the solder on the brace is broken.
This French Horn is one of two up for adoption from the Hampton Moore School. Students there are elementary age and just starting to learn music under the direction of Ms. Ashley Smith. Please help us to get this instrument back into the kids’ hands!
This Strad Copy Cello has a puncture in its side and is missing its bridge. The neck, however, has intricate carvings on the back. It can be adopted from the Meredith Elementary School.
The Joseph W. Catharine School is home to this Bundy Trombone. It has a small leak, but is still somewhat playable.
The F.S. Edmonds School is home to this Safron Violin. It is suffering from several large cracks as well as general deterioration to the body of the instrument.
This Buescher Flute has been temporarily repaired with rubber bands, but needs something a bit more permenant before it can be used by the students at the Thomas G. Morton School.
This Couesnon Baritone needs a overhaul before it is playable. It was loaned to us by the E.W. Rhodes Elementary School.
Henry Lea Elementary is home to this Bundy Clarinet. It needs repair on its pads and ligature as well as a new case.
Coming to us from the William Bodine School, this Alto Saxophone is difficult to play. It jumps octaves and possesses a leaky sound.
The second valve on this Conn Trumpet is dented and jammed down. Once repaired it can be returned to the students at the Hampton Moore School.
This Oscar Schmit Auto Harp is quite out of tune, and some of its many strings may need to be replaced. You can adopt it from the Gilbert Sprance Elementary School.
This Conn Trumpet is missing valves and the second valve slide, while the tuning slide is bent. Please adopt it from the Carver High School.
This is a Yamaha Clarinet that can be adopted from the Carver High School. The right pinky keys are bent and open.
You can adopt this Oscar Schmidt Auto Harp from the Gilbert Spruance Elementary School. Like its other brethren lent to us, it is quite out of tune.
This Mozart Violin needs a bridge and a tailpiece, and most likely a new set of strings. It can be adopted from the F.S. Edmonds School. Disclaimer: the instrument was not played, or is in anyway affiliated with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
This Artley Flute leaks and the lower foot does not stay on. You can adopt it from the Wagner Middle School.
The Valve strings on the French Horn are missing, so they can not be used. The lead pipe is very bent, possible blocking air.
This York Cornet is a rare instrument, but has stuck valves and needs soldering in various places. You can adopt it from the Alain Locke School.
This Conn Trumpet needs a few repairs before it can be returned to the students at the William C. Bryant Promise Academy.
This Oboe is one of only a few lent to us. It needs keywork repair and new pads before being returned to Edwin Forrest Elementary School.
This Bundy flute was lent to us by the Thomas Holme School.
This Bach Trumpet comes from the Andrew Hamilton School.
On this Etude Trumpet, the second valve slide is corroded and doesn’t depress. It can be adopted from the Thomas G. Morton School.
This Strobel Violin has a large, gaping hole on the back of the instrument. Please adopt it from the G.W. Childs Elementary School.
Please adopt this oboe from the Wilson Middle School. It is one of just a few oboes lent to us for repair, and this needs a keyboard overhaul.
This Trombone has a sticky slide and a broken slide lock, but a lot of potential. Adopt this instrument from William Gregory School to to give it a second chance.