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Instrument Repair


Audubon Strings (203.772.4722) is a full-service shop in New Haven located at 63 Audubon St. The shop advertises tonal adjustments, varnish retouching, instrument setup, bow rehairing, and all types of repairs and reconstruction. Also carries an extensive assortment of strings for violin, viola, cello, bass, gamba, and guitar. WEBSITE

Ute Brinkmann (203.265.7456) is in New Haven at 88 Hudson Street as well as in Westport and Wallingford. She offers servicing and restoring of violins, violas, and cellos, and knowledgeable advice and consulting. WEBSITE

Charles Mabgy Fine Violins (203.654.1585) is in Guilford at 310 Stepstone Hill Rd. Business hours are by appointment, 11:00am to 6:00pm, Tuesday – Friday, and 11:00am – 3:00pm on Saturday. Available in NYC at 115 W 73rd St, #7a on Mondays strictly by appointment. WEBSITE

Reuning & Sons Violins (617.262.1300) is located at 321 Columbus Ave in Boston. *Instrument repairs, tonal adjustments, bow repair and rehair services are available by appointment. Please call 617-262-1300 or email to inquire about scheduling an appointment for your instrument or bow. Also offers appraisals. EMAIL

Asetta Strings (860.685.1621) Michael Asetta (Yale Class of ’95) string instrument repair and sales, double bass specialty. Located in central Connecticut. Inquiries invited to discuss instrument repair or restoration projects. WEBSITE

Richardson Fretted Instrument Repairs (203.654.1585) Fretted instrument repairs, by appointment, offering pick-up and delivery of instruments to the Yale campus. Servicing all guitar family instruments. WEBSITE

Seery Strings (860.713.8882) is located at 156 Summer Street in Bristol, Conn. Complete line of repair and restoration services for violin, viola, cello, and bass, as well as bows. WEBSITE


Winds & Brass

Tim Moran Woodwinds (203-288-1757) offers expert repairs in Hamden at 1652 Whitney Ave, as well as an online store. Advertises expert repairs of clarinets, saxophones, and flutes. WEBSITE

Al’s Woodwind and Brass Repair (203-288-4914) is conveniently located at 3281 Whitney Ave in Hamden. DIRECTIONS

Kristin Bertrand Woodwind Repair (646-670-6565), Buffet Manufacturer’s Showroom at 160 W. 48th Street, New York. Specializing in the service of professional woodwinds including crack repair, voicing, tuning, custom keywork, padwork, and adjustment. WEBSITE

Bill Korzick (203-865-4463) in North Haven services brass instruments.

Chuck McAlexander at the Brass Lab (718-381-4724) is located at 221 McKibbin Street, Suite 18, in Brooklyn, NY.  EMAIL

Terry Pierce at LaSalle & Claremont (212-666-9789) services brass instruments and is located in New York.

Pope Instrument Repair (617-522-0532) specializes in horns, located at 80 Wenham St, Jamaica Plain, MA.

Landy Bassoon Repair (718-857-1275) focuses on is professional bassoon and contrabassoon repair: custom keywork, restoration, voicing, bocal repair, body work, sealing, and making the action smooth and quiet. Located between the 2/3 and B/Q subway lines in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Call or e-mail to make an appointment. When e-mailing, please include your name and phone number. EMAIL