Lionel Emde apprenticed to the trade of instrument repair under Larry Souza in 1975 at "Musicman", a music store in San Mateo. After almost 11 years, the shop closed, and following a hiatus, Mr. Emde resumed repairing. He is currently at Hornucopia, where he has been repairing brass instruments for over two decades. He can be contacted at his home studio (650-738-9120), or at Hornucopia (650-593-3050) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
1549 Laurel St
San Carlos, CA 94070
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Photo of Lionel Emde performing with the SJW Big Band by Jeff Dean - jadient.com
This rare short cornet from Holton's first factory has been in one family, passed down through generations. This instrument required a lot of work but no replating, so it is original The "wishbone" waterkey is tricky to adjust; both corks must cover both nipples perfectly in order to seal.
Stub mandrel for Conn 88H receiver