Varno Musical Instrument Repairs

With over 30 years of instrument repair experience, Jim Varno is one of Southeastern North Carolina's most respected music repair technicians.  Bring your woodwind, brass instrument, guitar (acoustic or electric), or orchestral stringed instrument to Varno Musical Instrument Repair and be confident that VMIR will bring it up to our high standards resulting in superior mechanical performance!

Honesty, quality workmanship, and fair pricing are our standards, and estimates are always free!
Call 910-383-3116.

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VMIR provides quality musical instrument repairs on all brass and woodwind instruments for musicians, music retailers, private teachers and school programs, beginners to seasoned professionals.  All musical instrument repair work is done on-site at our Leland, NC facility by certified musical instrument repair technicians.

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Instrument Repairs

Regular maintenance and minor repairs, to complete mechanical overhauls to bring your musical instrument back to "like new" condition.  Woodwind (clarinet, flute, saxophone, oboe, or bassoon), brass instrument, guitar (acoustic or electric), violin or mandolin.

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Instrument Care Tips

If you take care of your musical instrument it will give you many years of trouble-free enjoyment.  VMIR offers tips for keeping your instrument in great shape; cleaning, polishing, storing, removing fingerprints, tuning slides, cleaning mouthpiece and piston valves, assembly, cork joints...

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about Jim Varno and VMIR
Our repair Experience

Member of the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians (NAPBIRT) since 1980, with over 30 years experience in the service, and operation of musical instruments.  We keep VMIR on the cutting edge of instrument repair, tooling and new products.

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how to reach us

Varno Musical Instrument Repair is located in Lanvale Trace Subdivision in Leland, North Carolina.  We are available by appointment only, typically 6 days a week.  Call Jim Varno at 910-383-3116 or email jim@varnorepair.com for a quick response.

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I've worked closely with Jim for the past 14 years in my role as an Educational Representative for the New Hanover County schools, Brunswick COunty schools, Pender County schools and Horry County schools. Jims work has always been exemplary. He always gives fair estimates, fair prices, and his wealth of knowledge in the repair field is extraordinary.–M. Evans, Wilmington, NC

Thanks so much for fixing my trumpet so quickly, I would just like to say that Varno Musical Instrument Repairs has provided such amazing customer service it has really blown me away (it is very rare in the music repair business today)–Mrs. E. White, Wilmington, NC

Thrilled with the customer service and repairs from Jim Varno on my horn.  His expertise with so many instrument repair challenges is impressive.  I highly recommend Varno Musical Instrument Repairs - you won't find anyone else with his experience in this area.–B. Pindell, Wilmington, NC

Thanks again for helping me out with my trumpet repair, I have never got this amount of support and quick response  anywhere else, and I've needed several instruments repaired in my day. You provide the best level of support, and I really appreciate you helping me.–G. F. Cameron, Leland, NC

I have taken my clarinet to other instrument repair places in town, and I've never received the professional advice, quick service and great price that I get from Jim Varno at VMIR.  I'll save my time (and money) from now on, and go straight to Varno Musical Instrument Repairs.  Thanks!–A.B. Trask, Leland, NC