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In House Repairs by Master Technicians

When it comes to the repair and sales of musical instruments, you should always be able to depend upon experts who care. Our repair work is designed with these commitments in mind, as you’ll inevitably notice the moment you leave your instrument with us.

Repair Techs

Rafael Perez - Brass & Woodwind Repair

Rafael is a very gifted and adept repair technician who has studied his craft with some of the BEST in the business. He trained at the Colorado Institute of Musical Instrument Repair Technology as well as certifying in the Yamaha Advantage Repair courses. He furthered his repair education on each specific instrument by seeking out the best, and traveling the country to apprentice himself to them. As a highly respected Saxophonist, he has a particular gift for setting up instruments the way a player wants to feel them

Dale Dawalt - Orchestral String & Guitar Repair

Dale has been the owner and master technician at SDCME for almost 30 years. His knowledge and experience with orchestral instruments set him apart from the rest. 

Dylan Juhan- Orchestral String Repair

Dylan Juhan graduated from UCI with a BA in Jazz studies with an emphasis in stand up bass. He has been an apprentice under Dale for the last 2 years.

Luis Clemente - Guitar and Bass Repair 

10 years of experience working under Dale.  Specializing in guitar and bass set ups as well as electronic work.

Please call the store for more information.  760-630-7451

Contact Info
  • San Diego County Music Exchange
  • 760-630-7451
  • 985 Civic Center Dr., Suite 102
    Vista, CA 92083
  • Hours:
    M-F 10am-7pm,
    Sat 10am-5pm.
    Se Habla Español
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