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Everything In Music - Since 1958
Everything In Music - Since 1958

Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center Repair Services

Legendary Service Shops

Guitar Service Shop

Setups, pickup installation, fret repair, and even kit guitar assembly. We can do it all!

Ludwig Classic Maple drums

Drum Service Shop

Tuning, repair, and modification. Our staff will get your drums singing.

String Repair Shop

Orchestral Strings Service Shop

New strings, bow maintenance, and instrument repairs.

Brass & Woodwind Service Shop

From cleaning and polishing to pads and valve work. Whether it's the smallest piccolo or largest tuba, our on-site facility will take care of you!

Electronics Repair and Service

We are happy to service a variety of electronic musical gear on-site!

Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center Repair Services

Call or text us: 301-946-8808

Service Info & Pricing:

🎸 Guitars

Acoustic Guitar Services

• Restring – Steel String $20
| Nylon String $25 | Mandolin $35

• Bridge Reglue / Reset - $75+

• Full Setup - $70

• Pickup System Install – starting at $45

• Crack Repair – starting at $35

• Strap Button Install - $10

• Saddle Replacement - $3 (pre-cut) | $75 (handmade)

• Nut Replacement - $35 (pre-cut) | $85 (handmade)

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Electric Guitar / Bass Services

• Restring – Fixed Bridge $20
| Floating Trem, Strat $25 | Floyd $35 | Bass $35

• Full Setup – Fixed Bridge
$65 | Floating Trem, Strat $75 | Floyd $90 | Bass $65

• Pickup Installation (Fender/Pickguard) – starting at $30

• Pickup Installation (Gibson/Solidbody) – starting at $40

• Pickup Installation (Hollowbody/Archtop) – starting at $100

• Bass Preamp Installation – starting at $80

• Custom Wiring Assemblies – starting at $80

• Kit Builds – starting at $200

• Jack Replacement – Switchcraft $20 | Barrel Style $35

• Switch Replacement – Blade Style $40 | Toggle Style $40

• Nut Replacement – Fender (handmade) $60 | Gibson (pre-cut) $35 | Gibson (handmade) $80

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Miscellaneous Repairs

• Level, Crown, and Polish Frets – starting at $150

• Fix sharp fret ends – starting at $25

• Partial re-fret – starting at $125

• Complete re-fret – starting at $300

• Tuning Machine Replacement – starting at $40

• Broken Headstock Repair – starting at $65

🎺 Brass & Woodwind (Student Instruments)

Student Flutes

• Full Adjustment (Soprano) – starting at $80

• Full Adjustment (Piccolo) – starting at $80

• Overhaul (Soprano) – starting at $265

• Overhaul (Piccolo) – starting at $350

• Cleaning & Adjustment (Soprano) – starting at $120

• Cleaning & Adjustment (Piccolo) – starting at $120

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Student Clarinets

• Full Adjustment (Bb, A, Eb) – starting at $80

• Full Adjustment (Alto) – starting at $90

• Full Adjustment (Bass) – starting at $100

• Overhaul (Bb, A, Eb) – starting at $275

• Overhaul (Alto) – starting at $400

• Overhaul (Bass) – starting at $740

• Contra Clarinet Services – please contact us for an estimate

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Student Oboes

• Full Adjustment – starting at $100

• Overhaul – starting at $380

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Student Trumpets

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Lacquer) – $100

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Silver) – $110

• Hand Polish – $40

• Valve Work – starting at $35

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Student Trombones

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Lacquer) – $80

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Silver) – $90

• F Attachment – $110

• Hand Polish – $50

• Hand Slide Service (incl. Cleaning) – $155

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Student Saxophones

• Full Adjustment (Alto/Soprano) – $125

• Full Adjustment (Tenor) – $125

• Full Adjustment (Baritone) – $150

• Cleaning and Adjustment (Alto/Soprano) – $225

• Cleaning and Adjustment (Tenor) – $225

• Cleaning and Adjustment (Baritone) – $280

• Overhaul (Alto/Soprano) – $700

• Overhaul (Tenor) – $700

• Overhaul (Baritone) – $800

🎺 Brass & Woodwind (Pro Instruments)

Professional Flutes

• Full Adjustment (Soprano) – starting at $100

• Full Adjustment (Piccolo) – starting at $90

• Full Adjustment (Alto) – starting at $100

• Full Adjustment (Bass) – starting at $120

• Full Adjustment (Hand Made) – starting at $150

• Overhaul (Soprano) – starting at $380

• Overhaul (Piccolo) – starting at $400

• Overhaul (Alto) – starting at $440

• Overhaul (Bass) – starting at $740

• Overhaul (Hand Made) – starting at $740 (regular pads)

• Overhaul (Hand Made) – starting at $940 (Straubinger pads)

• Cleaning & Adjustment (Soprano) – starting at $140

• Cleaning & Adjustment (Piccolo) – starting at $130

• Cleaning & Adjustment (Alto) – starting at $140

• Cleaning & Adjustment (Bass) – starting at $160

• Cleaning & Adjustment (Hand Made) – starting at $190

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Professional Clarinets

• Full Adjustment (Bb, A) – starting at $100

• Full Adjustment (Alto) – starting at $125

• Full Adjustment (Bass) – starting at $150

• Full Adjustment (Low C) – starting at $200

• Overhaul (Bb, A) – starting at $370

• Overhaul (Alto) – starting at $500

• Overhaul (Bass) – starting at $680

• Overhaul (Low C) – starting at $900

• Contra Clarinet Services – please contact us for an estimate

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Professional Double Reed Instruments

• Full Adjustment (Oboe) – starting at $150

• Full Adjustment (English Horn) – starting at $150

• Full Adjustment (Bassoon) – starting at $145

• Overhaul (Oboe) – starting at $700

• Overhaul (English Horn) – starting at $700

• Overhaul (Bassoon) – starting at $750

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Professional Trumpets

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Lacquer) – $120

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Silver) – $130

• Hand Polish – $40

• Valve Work – starting at $35

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Professional Trombones

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Lacquer) – $110

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Silver) – $130

• F Attachment – $140

• Silver Satin Polish – $80

• Hand Polish – $50

• Hand Slide Service – $75

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Professional Baritones

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (3-Valve) – $150

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (4-Valve) – $175

• Hand Polish – $75

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Professional Tubas

• Ultrasonic Cleaning – starting at $225

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Lacquer, 3V) – $280

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Lacquer, 4V) – $290

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Silver, 3V) – $300

• Ultrasonic Cleaning (Silver, 4V) – $310

• Rotor Valve –$75

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Professional Sousaphones

• Professional Cleaning (Fiber, 3V) – $225

• Professional Cleaning (Lacquer, 3V) – $280

• Professional Cleaning (Lacquer, 4V) – $290

• Professional Cleaning (Silver, 3V) – $330

• Professional Cleaning (Silver, 4V) – $340

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Professional Saxophones

• Full Adjustment (Alto/Soprano) – $150

• Full Adjustment (Tenor) – $150

• Full Adjustment (Baritone) – $200

• Cleaning and Adjustment (Alto/Soprano) – $275

• Cleaning and Adjustment (Tenor) – $275

• Cleaning and Adjustment (Baritone) – $350

• Overhaul (Alto/Soprano) – $750

• Overhaul (Tenor) – $750

• Overhaul (Baritone) – $1000

🎻 Orchestral Strings

Violin

• Bridge – starting at $40

• Sound Post – $35

• Saddles – $60

• Nut – $40

• Tuning Pegs – starting at $12ea

• Bow Rehair – $45

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Viola

• Bridge – starting at $50

• Sound Post – $35

• Saddles – $60

• Nut – $40

• Tuning Pegs – starting at $12ea

• Bow Rehair – $45

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Cello

• Bridge – starting at $75

• Sound Post – $65

• Saddles – $60

• Nut – $60

• Tuning Pegs – starting at $20ea

• Bow Rehair – $45

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Bass

• Bridge – starting at $150

• Sound Post – starting at $75

• Saddles – $100

• Nut – $80

• Tuning Pegs – please contact us for estimate

• Bow Rehair – $65

🥁 Drums

Drum Head Changes and Tuning

• Snare Drum Setup –$15

• Snare Batter – $6

• Snare Resonant – $6

• Tom-Tom / Bass Drum – $6

• Bongo / Conga / Timbale – $6

• Djembe – please contact us for an estimate

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Drum Hardware Replacement / Installation

• Lug / Swivel Nut Replacement – $2

• Snare Strainer Replacement – $10

• Snare Wire Change and Setup – $6

• Bass Drum Head Mic Port Installation – $6

• Installation of Aftermarket Hardware – $20 per hole

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Drum Cleaning and Restoration

• Shell and Hardware Cleaning – $40 per drum

• Shell and Hardware Restoration – $60 per drum

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Cymbals

• Cymbal Cleaning and Polishing –$40

• Rivet Installation – $8 per rivet

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Pedals and Hardware

• Bass Drum Pedal Spring Replacement – $10

• Bass Drum Pedal Footboard Replacement – $40

• Drum/Cymbal Stand Service – please contact us for estimate

🔊 Electronics

Call or text us: 301-946-8808

Chuck’s offers repairs on select electronic equipment including speakers, microphones, and mixers.

Chuck Levin’s does not handle out of warranty guitar amp repairs at this time.