A Message from Gregg Small businesses come and go and on average most don’t survive past their seventh year. I feel very fortunate that in 2023 we will be entering our 29th year of business. Thinking back, the numbers are staggering. Thousands of musical instruments were repaired, rented, and sold along with the thousands of lessons … Continue reading A message from GREGG
We Are Guitar Restoration Experts!
Here at Van Gelder Music, we strive to make your instrument feel perfect in your hands. From crack repair (Headstock, body, finish cracks), Re-fretting + Fret Crowning, and setups to pickup installation, hardware installation, and internal re-wiring on both electric and acoustic instruments, we've got you covered. "Greg is a master luthier who does great … Continue reading We Are Guitar Restoration Experts!
Custom neck shaping on a Fender Guitar…Just one of our many repair specialties
We can customize the shape of many guitar necks to better fit the players hand and playing style.
Step-By-Step Guitar Repair
This Gibson J- 200 came in with a nasty crack in the top seam. It measured almost 8 inches in length and traveled under the bridge area. I found a nice piece of Spruce material to carve thin shims to fill in the area affected by the top separation Next step was to make multiple … Continue reading Step-By-Step Guitar Repair
We make renting an instrument easy!
For many of you parents this will be your first time renting an Orchestra string instrument or band instrument for your child in Monroe Woodbury or anywhere in Orange County NY. Well have no fear, the process is easier than you may think ! We here at Van Gelder Music Center have been renting to … Continue reading We make renting an instrument easy!
Hours of Operation
Music Lessons Page » Van Gelder Music Center offers top quality music lessons for a wide variety of instruments. We teach all ages and most popular styles. We offer Lessons for guitar, electric and upright bass, piano, violin, viola, cello, mandolin, banjo, brass, woodwinds, drums and voice. Check out our Lessons page to learn more.
sales & service
Instrument Repairs Page » Van Gelder Music is the Hudson Valley’s premier instrument repair facility and our repair staff is second to none. Our technicians can handle it all, from the largest repair jobs to the smallest adjustments. Many repairs can be done the same day while you wait! We service guitars, basses, violins, violas, … Continue reading sales & service