Are you tired of shoveling snow?
Come down to sunny Houston where we don’t even have snow shovels! The
weather is definitely warmer here in Texas, and so are the people. We bring that friendly Texas feeling to our
shops. Our staff are more than just employees, they are family.
Lisle Violin Shop is family-owned and has been in business for over 35
years. Our ideal candidate would share our vision to support players at all
levels from professionals to beginners. We believe it is essential to ensure
that the next generation will carry on the great traditions of classical music.
Lisle Violin Shop is seeking experienced string instrument repair
specialists for full-time positions in our workshop. These also offer
additional training in a variety of repairs and techniques. Lisle Violin Shop
maintains the largest string workshop in Texas to support students, teachers,
and professional players. Our workshop handles a wide variety of repairs for
stringed instruments and bows and setup and maintenance.
Bow Technician - Compensation:
Based on experience and education
have two years of bow restoration/repair or rehair experience or
completion of recognized bow rehair/repair school.
position offers an opportunity to gain experience and refinement of rehair
techniques. You will also be able to practice other common repairs, such
as but not limited to: Replacing head plates, Windings of various
materials, Thumb Leathers and replacing eyelets. More advanced bow repair
techniques will be taught as skill and ability levels indicate. Shop tools
will be provided.
& Setup Specialist - Compensation: Based on experience and
Positions Available – Based on Specialty Violin/Viola, Cello/Bass, or All
- Must have two
cello/bass repair or setup experience or be a graduate from a known violin
making or repair school)
position offers the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of new
instrument setup as well as a vast array of instrument repairs. Shop tools
will be provided
All positions entail the following requirements:
able to work in one of our four locations (Pasadena, Houston (Bissonnet),
Cinco Ranch (Katy), Northwest (Houston).
a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
able to pass a background and drug test.
able to work Monday - Saturday and some overtime in the summer and fall.
Shop hours are 9 am to 6 pm.
punctual, responsible and accountable.
at least three verifiable references.
above positions are full time. There is a 90 day probationary period for these
positions. Once the 90 day probationary period is completed, you will have the
following benefits: vacation time, Simple IRA, and company provided health
insurance. Please submit your resume to Mattlisle@gmail.com or call 281-487-7303 for more information. If you meet the criteria based on your resume,
then we will contact you back for a meeting over the phone or in person.