We service and repair all types of band and orchestra instruments, from flutes to tubas, and small violins to large upright basses. Our professional team works full-time to ensure that your instruments are cared for and provide the best possible musical experience. Our rental customers who enjoy our VIP insurance pay no additional cost or deductible to have their instruments repaired or replaced if necessary.

Free estimates are given on all repairs and work will not proceed until you give your okay.


Lisa Larimore is the Band Repair Shop Manager at Dunkley Music and has over 17 years of band instrument repair experience. She received a Bachelors Degree in Music from the University of Witswaterstrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. She plays the alto saxophone and was the founding member of the Irving Saxophone Quartet in Irving, Texas. Lisa is a member of the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians, Inc. 

Walt Jones has been repairing band instruments for 3 ½ years and has been with Dunkley Music for 2 years. He plays the tuba and euphonium. Walt received a certificate in Band Repair and then received an Associates Degree in Applied Sciences specifically in Instrument Repair Technology from Renton Technical College in Washington State. He is a member of the National Associate of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians, Inc since 2012.

Philip Kassel started band repair for Dunkley Music in 2013. He has received a Bachelors Degree in Music from the University of North Carolina- Greensboro and a Masters of Music degree from DePaul University in Chicago. Currently he is the Associate Principle Horn player in the Boise Philharmonic. Along with this, he plays in the Boise Philharmonic Brass Quintet. Philip also teaches french horn lessons at the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy.  

Orchestra Repair 

Rand Thompson, an orchestra technician, started orchestra repair for Dunkley Music in 2014. In the 60’s, he taught himself how to repair guitars and since that time has been a luthier. He has experience working as a cabinet maker and a finish carpenter and corian fabrication. Along with this, Rand builds mandolins and enjoys playing them and the guitar. Rand is a member of the local Boise band Dry Buck, where he enjoys singing and playing the guitar and mandolin.