Reply To: Give your melodica a bath!


Joanna, if you’re careful, you can use a funnel to pour water/vinegar, or some other solution directly into the mouthpiece channel. Give it a shake, and then pour it back out. That way, it won’t touch any of the electronics. Definitely worth cleaning out your melodicas regularly for health reasons…

“[Musicians] need to be aware that there are risks that instruments can become colonised with mould and fungi and this can be related to serious and potentially fatal lung disease,” said Dr Jenny King, first author of the study, of North Manchester general hospital.

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