Translate your love of music into a rewarding hands-on career in Band Instrument Repair at Minnesota State College Southeast in Red Wing.
From across the United States and around the world, students come to Red Wing, Minnesota, to study band instrument repair, where you can learn the skills necessary for employment and advancement in this rewarding, viable career option. Our training is rigorous, requiring tenacity and a desire for excellence.
In 2 semesters of comprehensive study, the Band Instrument Repair program will teach you the fundamentals of repairing clarinets, trumpets, flutes, trombones, saxophones, French horns, oboes, bassoons, and large brass. You will also learn how to fabricate tools and instrument parts using lathes, drill presses, sanders, and bench motors.
The Associate of Applied Science degree option is designed for students who want to take the one-year band instrument repair program, but have enough transferable college general education credits to complete the A.A.S. degree as well. This degree adds coursework specific to small business development, marketing, and college-level general education classes such as math, English, and humanities.
Up to 48 students enroll yearly in Band Instrument Repair, many coming from either performance or music education backgrounds - men and women looking to channel their interests and talents in a challenging educational setting where hands-on practice is central to success.
You will join graduates who are successfully employed in repair shops associated with music stores, school districts, and independent repair shops. In 2017, 97% of our diploma graduates found work in the field.
For additional information, go to www.redwingmusicrepair.org. To become a student, apply for admission to MSC Southeast.
Like us on Facebook to stay in touch with Band Instrument Repair at Minnesota State College Southeast.