About Music Aid
Who We Are
Music Aid is London’s ONLY Music Store dealing exclusively in Brass and woodwind musical instruments. We do all repairs, from minor adjustments to completely rebuilding and refinishing.
What We Do
We are constantly servicing the local professional and student market with quality repairs to all Brass and Woodwinds. If you are a school teacher, call or E-mail us as the schools are our largest customer and we do repairs within your budget.
We are the only repair shop in Canada which specializes in refinishing Brass instruments. We can rebuild an old beat up trumpet or tuba, completely removing all dents, polish and lacquer it so it looks and plays like new. Our favourite job is rebuilding beat up student Bach or Getzen trumpets to brand new condition. Check out our new "Brushed Brass" finish. This job starts as low as $399 for a trumpet or trombone.
Meet the Team
Owner and repairman, Rob, is a Brass and Woodwind Specialist and has been repairing instruments for over 40 years. He plays every instrument; specializing on clarinet, sax and flute and has a musical and technical shop background. Having studied in the Musical Instrument Technology program at S.U.N.Y. Morrisville in upstate New York, graduating top in his class of 1981. His work ranges from repadding clarinets and saxes to dedenting and buffing trumpets and tubas.
Rob has retired from playing saxophone professionally but did enjoy playing in a 6 piece tribute band Vintage and the Dave Dillon Blues Band as well as Black Rock, to name a few. Currently, Rob enjoys playing trumpet and cornet in various community groups with his daughter, who also plays trumpet and cornet, and his oldest son, who plays saxophone. Rob is married and has 3 children.
Woodwind specialist, Troy, has been repairing instruments for over 35 years and has probably overhauled over 500 saxophones and 1000 flutes. He specializes in professional sax repads for the discriminating player and gets horns sent to him from all over the world.
Troy has recently overhauled, with much success, Music Aid’s first 150 year old Ophecleide for a Toronto Tuba / Trombone player.
Troy is a professional sax player having played in many settings and groups. Troy has just released a new CD called Serpent Tale. Visit: http://troyneeb.com/ Track number 9 Big Porcupine is the background music for our website. He is married with 2 children and can be found canoeing on many rivers in Algonquin Park.
Gisèle is the Music Aid Office Administrator. She looks after the accounts payable/receivable and is responsible answering Emails as well as importing our instruments from the US and over seas. She works part-time for Music Aid while being a mother to 3 children.
311 Horton Street London, On
N6B 1L5 - Canada
Phone: (519) 433-3343
Monday to Friday 10-5