Our Repair Team

Besides offering the best quality new and used brass instruments. Omaits Music has teamed up with George Schlub of Schlub Brass Works, and Doug Drewek to bring top-of-the line repair and customization services for all brass, woodwinds and strings. We pride ourselves on a quick turnaround time for most repairs, while still retaining the highest quality. Browse our services below!

Our shop is located under 30 minutes North of Cincinnati, and 30 minutes South of Dayton, OH making travel a breeze!

We also offer pickup and drop off of your instrument in the greater Cincinnati and Dayton areas! If our location is too far away from you, or you just don’t have enough time to travel, we have you covered!

 
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George Schlub: Brass and String Repair

A native of Columbus, Ohio, George is one of the vital cogs in the Omaits Music Team! Besides being a master brass craftsman with decades of experience and training building the highest quality instruments under his belt, he is also one of our two seasoned repair technicians! George specializes in brass and string repairs, learning the art of repair from his father, who owns the famous Loft Violin Shop in Columbus. No job is too challenging for George to tackle, and his quality of work is second to none!

Some Services Offered:

  • Chemical Cleaning and Polishing

  • Playing-Condition Repairs and Servicing

  • Dent Removal

  • Precision Valve Alignment

  • Precision Slide Alignment

  • Part Fabrication and Installation

  • Valve Replacement/Conversion

  • Modification

  • Custom Engraving

  • Refurbishing/Relacquer/Replating

  • Complete Overhaul and Restoration up to Showroom-New condition

  • and MORE!

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Doug Drewek: Woodwind Repair

Originally hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina, Doug is a top of the line woodwind repair and restoration technician who cut his teeth doing repairs in both North Carolina and Kentucky. Now transplanted to Cincinnati, Doug has taken up shop with Omaits Music as our woodwind repair specialist! Doug has done everything from small jobs to complete overhauls and restorations of the highest quality!

Some Services Offered:

  • Dent Removal

  • Playing-Condition Repairs and Servicing

  • Chemical Cleaning

  • Polishing

  • Tenon Cork Replacement

  • Key Fitting/Alignment

  • Individual Pad Replacement/Adjustment

  • Full Re-Pad and Adjustment

  • ReLacquer/Replating

  • Full Overhaul/Restoration up to Showroom-New Condition

  • and MORE!

For inquiries about repairs and servicing of your instrument, please contact the shop via email today!