“SERVICE YOU CAN BELIVE IN”
The Band Shoppe specializes in; musical instrument repair & service, private lessons, band & orchestra rentals, new & used musical instruments sales and musical instrument accessories sales. We have two convenient locations. Our first location is in the heart of Catonsville better known as “Music City” Maryland. For directions to our Catonsville shop click the link: 6411 Frederick Rd, Catonsville MD 21228 Our second location is located in historic Sykesville in the former “Dunn Rite Furniture Factory Building”. Please join us May 7th 2022 for the grand opening of our new Sykesville location! This location will be home to our private lessons department. Featuring 9 private lesson WhisperRooms and 1 large group lesson room. We are also expanding our sales department with additional product lines and a larger selection of instruments, accessories and books. For directions to our Sykesville shop click the link: 7448 Springfield Ave Sykesville MD 21784. For more information and to sign up for lessons click here Private Lessons
The Band Shoppe is owned and operated by Lee Hirschmann. Lee graduated from MNSE Tech for Band Instrument Repair and also graduated from Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery. Lee has been a proud & continuous member of NAPBIRT , National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians, since 2012. With over 17 years experience professionally building, repairing, servicing, buying, selling & renting musical instruments, Lee is prepared to assist your with any of your musical needs.
Lee is one of the areas finest technicians servicing; brass, woodwind, fretted, and orchestral stringed instruments. Serving as a NAPBIRT Clinician regionally and at the national level, Lee not only teaches other technicians, but he too is a dedicated student of his craft. In efforts to keep his clients instruments performing the best they can, Lee is constantly learning new methods and refining his techniques. During his career he has successfully repaired thousands of instruments including; guitars, mandolins, banjos, bass guitars, brass, woodwinds, and orchestral stringed instruments. Lee’s clientele includes, military bands, national touring artists, local music venues, recording studios, private teachers, school band programs, and members of the Baltimore Ravens Marching Band.
The Band Shoppe is stocked with some the finest tooling, parts, supplies and unique machinery . At The Band Shoppe we have not only 1 but 2 Ultrasonic cleaners onsite! From piccolos to tubas, trumpets to baritone saxophones, they have a tank to fit your horns cleaning needs. With some of the other amazing tools they have onsite, The Band Shoppe offers MDRS (magnetic dent removal), mouthpiece facing, custom pick up winding, acoustic neck resets, refretting, restorations and endless other services. If you are looking for that hard to find or no longer made part for your brass or woodwind instrument, they got you covered. In addition to a full wood working shop, The Band Shoppe also has a metal lathe, and milling machine onsite. The Band Shoppe can fabricate almost anything your instrument may need.
Whether you’re a beginner or professional musician, The Band Shoppe can handle your instrument service needs. Contact Us to schedule your next service, customization or repair today!
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