Heppleston Double Basses

Heppleston Double Basses / News / Wed 02 Jan 2019

Double bass maker and string instrument repairer opens workshop

Double bass maker and string instrument repairer opens workshop

A new string instrument workshop is to open in Mirfield, West Yorkshire in January 2019. Neal Heppleston will be focusing on making new double basses as well as serving the local and national community with string instrument (violin, viola, cello, double bass) repairs, restorations and set ups. Bow rehairs, accessories and student instruments will also be available.

“West Yorkshire has been an important music hub throughout history and continues to flourish and offer so many opportunities, so I am very excited to now be working here, and am looking forward to meeting and working with musicians in the community” Neal Heppleston

About: Neal Heppleston has been making instruments since 2011. He attended the internationally renowned Newark School of Violin Making and then went on to further his training with master luthiers in Manchester and France. In 2016 he set up a workshop in Sheffield making and repairing double basses for professional, enthusiast and student players locally and nationally. In January 2019 he opens his new workshop in Mirfield, West Yorkshire.

For more information visit http://www.hepplestondoublebasses.com/

News Location

Holme Bank Mills
Station Road
WF14 8NA

Telephone: 07763 688 127
Email: neal@hepplestondoublebasses.com
Website: http://www.hepplestondoublebasses.com/

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