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Instrument Repair


K.H. Chapin Fine Violins (203-498-2548) is a full-service violin shop in New Haven located at 315 Peck St. in the Erector Square complex. Services include tonal adjustments, the making of new instruments, maintenance, repair, and restoration of violins, violas, cellos, double bass, and viola da gamba. Hours by appointment. WEBSITE

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

Reuning & Sons Violins (617-262-1300) is located in in Boston, MA. Instrument repairs, tonal adjustments, bow repair, and rehair services are available by appointment. Also offers appraisals. WEBSITE

Asetta Strings (860-685-1621), owned and operated by Michael Asetta (YSM ’95), offers  string instrument repair and sales, specializing in double bass. Located in central Connecticut. Inquiries invited to discuss instrument repair or restoration projects. WEBSITE

Seery Strings (860-713-8882) is located in Bristol, CT,  is a full service string shop offering a complete line of repair and restoration services for violin, viola, cello, bass and bows. WEBSITE

Winds & Brass

Tim Moran Woodwinds (203-288-1757), located in Hamden, CT, offers expert repairs of saxophones, flutes, clarinets and oboes. WEBSITE

Al’s Woodwind and Brass Repair (203-288-4919) is conveniently located at 3281 Whitney Ave in Hamden. DIRECTIONS

Woodwind Workshop (646-670-6565), owned and operated by Kristin Bertrand is located in the Auburndale section of East Flushing in New York City, and specializes 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.

Pope Instrument Repair (617-522-0532) specializes in horns and is located in Jamaica Plain, MA. WEBSITE

Landy Bassoon Repair (718-857-1275) in Brooklyn focuses on is professional bassoon and contrabassoon repair: custom keywork, restoration, voicing, bocal repair, body work, sealing, and making the action smooth and quiet. WEBSITE


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