This is Willem Hillier’s site/blog devoted entirely to robotic musical instruments. It acts as a central repository for my work.

Right now I’m mostly working on a robotic alto saxophone, which is an incredibly complex project. Click on “Robotic Saxophone” above to see more!

In the past I’ve created a self-playing MIDI reed organ:

You can read a complete, detailed description on Instructables of that project here, that also includes all design files, source code, wiring diagrams, PCB designs, etc.

Whenever I finish a project, I will publish an Instructable like the one above that details the entire project, and should be enough for you to build your own.