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Instrument Repair Service | Omaha, Nebraska

Schmitt Music Omaha has featured a full-service instrument repair shop since 1985. Our shop currently employs four technicians with over 160 years combined experience, servicing instruments including brass, woodwinds, orchestra, guitars, and percussion. We repair instruments for local customers and service over 110 school districts in Nebraska and Iowa.

Paul Fellbaum

Shop Manager

Paul started with Schmitt Music in Sioux Falls summer of 2019. He then accepted the Repair Shop Manager position here in Omaha. Before Schmitt Music, Paul spent 6 years learning the trade of music instrument repair and restoration at Taylor Music in Aberdeen, South Dakota, with a focus on woodwinds. He is also a Soldier Musician in the South Dakota 147th Army National Guard Band. His primary instruments include keyboard, trumpet, and guitar.

Dwight Barbour

Dwight came to Schmitt Music of Omaha in 2016. He has over 40 years’ experience as both a brass and woodwind instrument technician having learned the trade starting in 1977 at Scottsbluff, Nebraska. From 2000 to 2015 he and his wife Jean owned Barbour Music in Scottsbluff. In 2015 they moved to Omaha to start a new adventure. A clarinetist, Dwight plays in the Nebraska Wind Symphony.

Dave Polson

Dave is a lifelong resident of Omaha, Nebraska. His roots are intertwined throughout the music community of Omaha. Dave has 38 years of music repair experience working with both brass and woodwinds. He has repaired horns for M&M Music, Tom’s Music House in Fremont Nebraska, Hornworks, and now is a part of the team at Schmitt Music. Dave has also played sax professionally nationally and locally with many bands, including the Mighty Jailbreakers and the Confidentials. He brings a well-rounded and diverse knowledge to the repair shop at Schmitt Music.


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7355 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68114

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Phone: 402-391-5588
Toll-Free: 800-397-5588
Fax: 402-391-5733
Store Manager: Sean Lockard


Mon-Thu: 10am – 6pm
Fri: 10am – 5:30pm
Sat: 10am – 1pm