Taylors Music Chester County

Band Repairs

Perform at your best by keeping your instrument in top condition
At Taylor’s Music our highly trained technicians bring years of experience in woodwind, brass, string, and percussion repairs to every customer who comes through our door. Our repair shop is on-site, and this helps us guarantee the shortest possible turnaround time without sacrificing quality parts or service. This also ensures that you spend more time making music and less time waiting for your instrument to be ready.   We gladly do any job from changing a string to fabricating custom modifications.  

Repairs are available on most all instruments.

All of our repair people have a great deal of experience and are truly experts in their field.

Most repairs are backed by a 90 Day Warranty.

    Band Instruments Repairs

For info please email; bandrepair@taylorsmusic.com

   Michael Millard and John Kirkner bring years of experience and excellent attention to detail to every task.

Mike Millard began his repair training with experienced repair technician Dave Cottrell at Taylor’s Music in 2006. After a short apprenticeship he attended Southeast Technical College at Red Wing, Minnesota to receive advanced training in woodwind and brass repair. Upon completing the course Mike returned to Taylors to become the permanent repair technician. Before working at Taylor’s Mike studied music at West Chester University. Mike plays bassoon and is currently an active member in many local ensembles including the Immaculata Symphony, the Pennsylvania Symphonic Winds and the Chesco Pops.


John Kirkner received his instrument repair training at Southeast Technical College at Red Wing, Minnesota. A native of Chester County, he returned to the area in 2009 to work as a repair technician in New Jersey before joining the staff at Taylor’s in 2010. In the past he has served as a resident repair technician for the International Music Camp in North Dakota and has been associated with the non-profit Play on, Philly! as a repair technician since that group’s inception. Prior to beginning his career in instrument repair, John earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from West Chester University and spent a year teaching high school band and general music in Delaware County. He is an active oboist, performing with several local groups including the Pennsylvania Symphonic Winds and Quintessence Wind Quintet.

Below is a photo of just some of the work done on a damaged Trumpet!