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Instrument Repairs

Musical Instrument Repairs, Tuneups and Maintenance

Whether your instrument needs a tune up or a full overhaul, our Repairs department has been committed to providing the highest quality repair and maintenance of musical instruments at competitive prices for decades. Our repair staff are constantly training and re-certifying to manufacturers’ standards to provide the very best service in the business. How dedicated are we to meeting your instrument repair needs? We don’t just have one repair shop—we have four specialized service units!

The Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center is a member of The National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians (NAPBIRT) which is the largest non-profit international educational association dedicated to the advancement of the craft of band instrument repair

Strings & Violin Repairs

Our Strings/Violin Shop and technicians are trained to handle an extensive range of repair needs, all determined on examination of your instrument. Estimates are provided by appointment only. The Stringed Instrument Repair Shop specializes in Violin Repairs, Cello Repairs, Bass Repairs & Viola Repairs. For strings repair rates, click here.

Guitar Repairs & Tuneups

Our Guitar Shop is open for Guitar Repairs Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 am to 6:00pm. All repairs have a 45- day warranty. For guitar repair rates, click here.

Brass and Woodwind Instrument Repairs - Shop Will Be Closed July 5th - 31st

The Brass and Woodwind Repair Shop is normally open Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. If you are in need of Clarinet Repairs, Flute Repairs, Piccolo Repairs, Oboe Repairs, Bassoon Repairs or other band instrument repairs, we can help you. Instrument Repairs are offered at both student and professional rates. We also have one of the largest ultrasonic cleaning tanks for brass instruments within a 600 mile radius. It is capable of cleaning a tuba. For all wind instrument repair rates, click here.

Drum & Percussion Repairs 

Chuck’s is proud to offer drum and percussion repair. We happily provide services including drum head replacement and tuning, snare drum setups, pedal and hardware repair, drum modification, drum cleaning and restoration, cymbal cleaning, and more.  Most repairs can be completed while you wait.  For rates click here or call 301-946-8808.

Electronic Gear Repairs

Chuck’s is happy to offer repairs on select electronic equipment including speakers, microphones, mixers, and amplifiers. Chuck Levin’s does not handle out of warranty guitar amp repairs at this time. We are committed to repairing your gear as quickly and affordably as possible. For questions, please contact us.