Instrument Repair Technician

Lamorinda Music is now accepting applications for a full-time instrument repair technician. We are a family-owned and operated full-line music store in charming downtown Lafayette, CA. In addition to retail sales and rentals, Lamorinda Music has 10 teaching studios and a busy group performance room. We are a fast-growing vibrant store within a community that strongly supports the arts.


Our shop staff repairs and maintains band and orchestra instruments from our own rental pool as well as customer and school instruments. We are an authorized Yamaha, Conn-Selmer, Buffet, and Getzen dealer and only carry high quality instruments. We are looking for someone who is eager to help people and takes pride in excellent, thorough work. Our rapidly growing rental fleet and extensive school network promises to provide a challenging and rewarding career for a new grad or experienced technician.


Primary Duties


  • Repair woodwind and brass instruments

  • Set-up, repairs and touch-up of orchestral instruments (training provided)

  • Restring guitars, ukuleles, etc. 


Additional Duties

  • Greet and help customers with merchandise selection

  • Ring up sales in computerized POS system

  • Help students choose an instrument to play

  • Input and explain instrument rental contracts

  • Explain teaching studios and refer accordingly

  • Help keep repair shop/store tidy, including vacuuming, bathrooms, etc.

  • Set up for events, recitals, and classes



  • Graduate of band instrument repair school or equivalent training/experience

  • Professional, friendly demeanor and excellent customer service skills

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours during busy seasons, vacations, and events

  • Guitar and orchestral instrument repair experience not required, but preferred



$15-20/hr. DOE, plus benefits and employee discount


Please contact

Colleen McCormick, owner Lamorinda Music

(925) 385-0963


Posted: April 23, 2015

We are OPEN Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM-6 PM and Saturdays from 10 AM-5 PM.