Learn How to Professionally Repair Instruments

Learn How to Professionally Repair Instruments

Courses Specializing in Brass, Woodwind and Percussion Instruments

If you are considering a career in music, but music performance or music education is not a good fit, a career in musical instrument repair is a great opportunity. Southeast Music Institute has years of experience coaching and training technicians for successful careers in the music instrument repair trade. If you are Self Motivated, Creative Thinker, and enjoy working with your hands, this can be a rewarding career for you.

Southeast Music Institute offers instruction and training in musical instrument repair, focusing on the disciplines of brass, woodwind, and percussion. Your course work will include Classroom Instruction, Shop Work, and Apprenticeship opportunities. With small class sizes, each student will receive one on one time with our instructors as well as ample time to apply their knowledge in a shop environment.


Our 12-month course is expertly crafted to cover brasswind, woodwind, and percussion instruments. The course is taught through traditional classroom style, lab learning, and practical applications.

Instruments you will learn


  • Trumpet / Cornet
  • French Horn
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba


  • Piccolo
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Clarinet
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Bassoon
  • Saxophone


  • Snare Drum – Concert and Marching
  • Tenor Drum – Concert and Marching
  • Bass Drum – Concert and Marching
  • Timpani
  • Keyboards – Marimba, Xylophone, Vibraphone

Our Mission

Southeast Music Institute’s mission is to be the premier provider of musical instrument repair education. At SMI, we understand and teach the business of music instrument repair. We are passionate to teach real-life repair skills that can turn into a rewarding career.

Southeast Music Institute is a proud member of The National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians, Inc. (NAPBIRT).