Instrument Repair Hospital: Timpani

Instrument Repair Hospital: Timpani

In this episode of Instrument Repair Hospital, “Doctor Lissa” demonstrates how to replace the head on a timpani.

Take good care of your Studio 49 Orff Instruments for their long lasting health and great sound!

Be sure to order replacement parts before beginning any repair.

– Naval jelly
– Paintbrush
– Toothbrush
– Rubber gloves
– Replacement drum head

Lissa Ray

Lissa taught general music in a suburb of Cincinnati. Lissa currently teaches Pre-K - 6 in at a Montessori school in Northern Kentucky. She is President of the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Children's Choir and has served on the American Orff-Schulwerk National Board of Trustees. Lissa presents Orff-Schulwerk workshops and classes for teachers and children.

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  1. Beth Wenger on July 21, 2018 at 12:45 pm

    I am trying to locate a replacement leg for an older Studio49 Timpani. Any idea where I might locate one? Thank you!

    • Teaching With Orff on August 8, 2018 at 1:54 pm

      Hi Beth,
      Any of our authorized Studio 49 dealers can assist you with purchasing a replacment part for your timpani. If you need help locating one, please visit our website at
      Your friends at Teaching With Orff

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