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Positions at All Strings Attached 09.15.20

(Musical Instrument Repair Careers) Permanent link

 

ASA is seeking to hire a Bow Repair Specialist, a Senior Luthier and String Instrument Repair Specialist, and a String Instrument Repair Specialist. The job descriptions are below. Interested Candidates Should Submit Questions, Resume, and/or Cover Letter via email to: HR@allstringsattached.com

Title: Senior Luthier and String Instrument Repair Specialist (Full-Time)
Location:
Golden Valley, MN

 
Position Summary: Join one of the Twin Cities most reputable string music shops with an
opportunity to contribute and grow in the music business! All Strings
Attached is seeking a Senior Luthier and String Instrument Repair Specialist
with an orchestral strings background (violin/viola/cello/bass) and a passion
for building, repairing and restoring stringed instruments at all levels. We
are looking for mature, organized, motivated, and self-starting individuals
to provide excellent set ups, repairs, service, and support to our customer
base of local musicians and school rental programs, and to oversee the
services of all upper stringed instruments for the store.

 
As a Senior Luthier and String Instrument Repair Specialist, you will play
an important role in our continued success at providing musicians and string
families high quality instruments and repair services. To be successful in
this role you will need several years of violin and viola making, high quality
string instrument repair and adjustment expertise, the ability to play violin
and viola at an advanced level, and a collaborative approach. In this role
you will direct workflow of all violin and viola set ups and repairs, train
junior luthiers and music instrument repair specialists and bow makers in
the most effective and efficient techniques, oversee the services of all
violins and violas in the store, and represent ASA in to the greater Twin
Cities community.

 
Working as a member of our leadership team, and with store associates and
other instrument repair technicians, you will support the vision of All
Strings Attached to be the premier provider of violins, violas, cellos, and
basses in the Twin Cities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide an extraordinary experience for all customers, always.

90% Oversee the Set Up and Repairs of All Violins and Violas
Provide expertise to junior luthiers and instrument repair specialists with regard to the
inspection of instruments to locate defects, and to determine their value or the level of
restoration required.
Accurately diagnose instruments for repair and provide written and/or verbal estimates as
needed, and showing others how to diagnose repairs.
Perform instrument set-ups for rental and sales instruments, including high end violins and
violas for sale.
Play instruments to evaluate their sound quality and to locate any defects and train junior
luthiers and instrument repair specialists on the best techniques.
Adjust string tensions to tune instruments, using hand tools.
Develop shop specifications and techniques for professional instrument repair, restoration,
and set-ups.
Oversee and train others to string instruments and adjust bridges of instruments to obtain
specified string tensions and heights.
Train others to properly clean and polish instruments.
10% General and Administrative Tasks
Manage workflow and shop repair commitments.
Assist Music Store Associates, Leadership and other Associates as needed.
Attend and represent All Stringed Attached at Luthier workshops, violin- making
conferences, school shows, training seminars, etc., as required.
Maintain organized work area and professional work environment.
Perform all other duties as assigned

 .
Qualifications:
Minimum of 5-7 years of experience repairing high-end violins, violas, cellos and basses
is preferred
Minimum of three years of formal training in string instrument repair under an advanced
and reputable Luthier, including a string instrument repair diploma or certificate from a
reputable school, and letter of recommendation from a well-established, reputable luthier
is preferred
The ability to play (violin/viola/cello/bass) at an advanced level is preferred
Passion for working with stringed instruments
Willingness to develop and train others on repair techniques and establish shop
specifications
Advanced knowledge of woodworking and sharpening tools.
Demonstration of successful repairs and building instruments at a consistent high level of
quality
Dedication to the craft
Collaborative, Self-Motivated, Detail-Oriented, and Responsible
This position is full time. Compensation is competitive commensurate with experience. Benefits
include health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, annual bonus, and store discount.
All Strings Attached is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All Strings Attached is an
equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender,
gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally
protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation,
please contact HR via email
HR@allstringsattached.com or by phone at 762-542-9542.
Interested Candidates Should Submit Questions, Resume, and/or Cover Letter via email to:
HR@allstringsattached.com

Title: String Instrument Repair Specialist (Full-Time)
Location:
Golden Valley, MN

 
Position Summary: Join one of the Twin Cities most reputable string music shops with an
opportunity to contribute and grow in the music business! All Strings
Attached is seeking an Instrument Repair Specialist with an orchestral
strings background (violin/viola/cello/bass) and a passion for repairing and
restoring stringed instruments at all levels. We are looking for mature,
organized, motivated, and self-starting individuals to provide excellent
repairs, service, and support to our customer base of local musicians and
school rental programs.

 
As a String Instrument Repair Specialist, you will play an important role in
our continued success at providing musicians and string families high
quality instruments. To be successful in this role you will need string
instrument repair expertise and a collaborative approach as you prepare and
repair instruments and support general store operations.
Working with our leadership, store associates and other instrument repair
technicians you will support the vision of All Strings Attached to be the
premier provider of violins, violas, cellos, and basses in the Twin Cities.

 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide an extraordinary experience for all customers, always.
90% Complete Routine Repairs
Inspect instruments to locate defects, and to determine their value or the level of restoration
required.
Develop an ability to accurately diagnose instruments for repair and provide written and/or
verbal estimates as needed.
Perform instrument set-ups for rental and sales instruments

Play instruments to evaluate their sound quality and to locate any defects.
Compare instrument pitches with tuning tool pitches to tune instruments.
Adjust string tensions to tune instruments, using hand tools and electronic tuning devices.
Follow shop specifications and techniques for professional instrument repair, restoration,
and set-ups.
String instruments and bridges of instruments to obtain specified string tensions and
heights.
Repair or replace broken strings, bridges, pegs, sound posts, open seams, instrument
cracks, etc., using hand and power tools.
Clean and polish instruments.
10% General and Administrative Tasks
Manage workflow and shop repair commitments.
Assist Music Store Associates, Leadership and other Associates as needed.
Maintain organized work area and professional work environment.
Perform all other duties as assigned.

 
Qualifications:
One year of experience repairing violins, violas, cellos and basses is preferred
Formal training in string instrument repair, including a string instrument repair
diploma or certificate from a reputable school is preferred
Orchestra strings background (violin/viola/cello/bass) is preferred
Passion for working with stringed instruments
Willingness to learn repair techniques and meet shop specifications
Working knowledge of woodworking and dedication to the craft
Collaborative, Self-Motivated, Detail-Oriented, and Responsible

 
This position is full time. Compensation is competitive commensurate with experience. Benefits
include health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, annual bonus, and store discount.
All Strings Attached is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All Strings Attached is an
equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender,
gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally
protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation,
please contact HR via email
HR@allstringsattached.com or by phone at 762-542-9542.
Interested Candidates Should Submit Questions, Resume, and/or Cover Letter via email to:
HR@allstringsattached.com


 

Title: Bow Repair Specialist (Full-Time)
Location:
Golden Valley, MN

 
Position Summary: Join one of the Twin Cities most reputable string music shops with an
opportunity to contribute and grow in the music business! All Strings
Attached is seeking a Bow Repair Specialist with an orchestral strings
background (violin/viola/cello/bass) and a passion for repairing and
restoring bows for stringed instruments. We are looking for mature,
organized, motivated, and self-starting individuals to provide excellent bow
repairs to support our customer base of local musicians and school rental
programs.

 
As a Bow Repair Specialist, you will play an important role in our continued
success at providing musicians and string families high quality bows. To be
successful in this role you will need bow repair expertise and a collaborative
approach as you prepare and repair stringed instrument bows.
Working with our leadership, store associates and other instrument repair
technicians you will support the vision of All Strings Attached to be the
premier provider of violins, violas, cellos, and basses in the Twin Cities.

 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide an extraordinary experience for all customers, always.
90% Complete Routine Bow Repairs
Develop ability to accurately diagnose needed bow repairs and provide written and/or
verbal estimates.
Learn shop specifications and techniques for professional bow re-hair, repair, and
restoration.
Complete routine repairs including bow re-hair, cambering, straightening, eyelet
replacement, tip replacement, pin repairs, and winding/leather grip replacement.
Understand the importance and factors influencing bow weight, balance, and playability
for musicians.
Develop ability to accurately diagnose bows for repair and provide recommendations as
needed.

Maintain organized work area and professional work environment.
Develop relationships with musicians and luthier professionals.
Provide new ideas for products and improvements.
10% General and Administrative Tasks
Manage workflow and shop repair commitments.
Assist Music Store Associates, Leadership and other Associates as needed.
Maintain an organized work area and professional work environment.
Perform all other duties as assigned.

 
Qualifications:
One year of experience repairing bows for violins, violas, cellos and basses is
preferred
Formal training in bow, including a bow repair diploma or certificate from a
reputable school is preferred
Orchestra strings background (violin/viola/cello/bass) is preferred
Passion for working with stringed instruments
Willingness to learn bow repair techniques and meet shop specifications
Working knowledge of woodworking and dedication to the craft
Collaborative, Self-Motivated, Detail-Oriented, and Responsible

 
This position is full time. Compensation is competitive commensurate with experience. Benefits
include health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, annual bonus, and store discount.
All Strings Attached is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All Strings Attached is an
equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender,
gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally
protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation,
please contact HR via email
HR@allstringsattached.com or by phone at 762-542-9542.
Interested Candidates Should Submit Questions, Resume, and/or Cover Letter via email to:
HR@allstringsattached.com



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