Instrument Repair and Maintenance at Hoffman Music in Spokane

We are a fully professional repair shop locally owned and operating since 1913 in Spokane. Each department has its own repair staff to ensure the very best care and repair possible for your instrument. For instrument price assessments, call 1(800)769-3949 or (509)444-4140, come into our store on Monroe right here in Spokane, or email 

*For regular "check-ups" for your instrument, view our Annual Musical Instrument Routine Maintenance/Repair Plan (PDF) or scroll to the bottom of this page!


Our brass & woodwind repair shop can handle any problems you might be having with your instrument! Trumpet, Cornet, Flugelhorn, French Horn, Baritone, Euphonium, Trombone, Tuba, Sousaphone, Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Bass Clarinet, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Baritone Saxophones  – our highly qualified repair staff can do it all, even Recorders! Need a reed or new slide oil while you're here? We've got you covered! We clean instruments using our ultrasonic machine, remove dents, find and fix leaks, adjust valves, align slides, simple customization's, stuck mouthpieces, mouthpiece adjustment and/or cleaning, cork work, change or replace pads and springs, or even do a complete overhaul on your instrument. Come on in for an assessment!


Our stringed instrument repair shop can handle all stringed instrument problems you might be facing! Violin, Viola, Cello, Upright Bass/Double Bass - bring it on! Our highly qualified repair staff can give you the help you need! Need a new chin rest or rosin while you're here? We've got you covered! Our personal shop services include installing bridges, replacing strings, mutes, all tuning pegs, simple fixes, as well as tuning and cleaning of the instrument. Come on in for an assessment!


Our guitar repair department can handle any fix your precious ax might need! Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo - we do all folk instruments! Our guitar repair specialists work in-shop to give you hands on, professional work done by a highly-qualified guitar staff. Need a few picks or a capo while you're here? We've got you covered! Our repair shop offers tuning, bridge adjustments, measurements, and alignments, instrument cleaning, replacing strings, tuner and pickup adjustments and installations, finding lost picks inside, minor wood work, simple fixes, and peg work. Come on in for an assessment!


Our drum & percussion repairs department can do the work you need to get back to drumming in no time! Timpani, Conga, Bongo, Djembe, Cajon, Drum Kits including Tom, Bass, and/or Snare Drum, Chimes, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Orchestra Bells, Crash, Ride, or Hi-Hat - we do it all! Our drum & percussion repair specialists work in-shop to give you hands on, professional work done by a highly-qualified drum staff. Need some new drum sticks or a new drum key while you're here? We've got you covered! Our drum repair shop offers minor head repairs when applicable, head replacements and adjustments, minor refinishing (no re-lacquer), drum tuning, stick adjustments, mallet repairs, drum set adjustments, cymbal work, and most keyboard instrument work. Come on in for an assessment!

We do not do piano repairs at Hoffman. For piano work, please visit our our friend and neighbor Music City Spokane right next door on Monroe, call the shop at (509)838-8312, or see for more information!



*Musical Instrument Routine Maintenance/Repair Plan

Hoffman’s Routine Maintenance/Repair Plan is a 12-month renewable plan that covers inspection, routine adjustment, repair, and maintenance as needed. Common needs may include: removal of minor dents, pad, cork, and felt replacement and adjustments, as well as lubrication of valves and slides and all moving parts as needed to keep your instrument in proper playing condition.

What is not covered in this plan: Overhauls, Complete Re-pad, Refinishing, Excessive or Negligent Damage.

This plan is non-refundable and is non-transferable.

Requirements when signing up for the “Routine Maintenance/Repair Plan”

To qualify for Hoffman’s Routine Maintenance/Repair Plan, the instrument must first be inspected by one of Hoffman’s repair technicians and be found to be in proper playing condition. If the instrument is found to be in need of adjustment and/or repair, Hoffman Music will do the necessary work at a 20% discount with the purchase of the “Routine Maintenance/Repair Plan”.

This maintenance plan is also available for Hoffman Music customers who are completing their band instrument rent to own contract, and wish to continue with our routine maintenance and repair service (For these customers, no instrument inspection is required).

Instruments that qualify at an annual fee of $120: Trumpet, Euphonium, Trombone, Baritone, French Horn.  For $150: Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone.

For more information or questions about the Routine Instrument Maintenance/Repair Plan, email