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Ted Brown Music in Richland provides in-house brass, woodwind, strings and guitar instrument repair.

For turnaround times, questions or other issues, contact the TBM Richland repair department.

Troy Lydeen

Troy Lydeen started repairing instruments at Ted Brown Music at the Richland location in 1999. Prior to that, he worked with Brad Wherry and Northwest Winds in Seattle. Music and spending time with his wife and two sons are the interests in his life. Besides running the repair shop in Richland, Troy plays trumpet and he and his wife Lori give private lessons and perform in the area. They have recently been pick-up musicians for Wayne Newton, Marie Osmond, Frank Sinatra, Jr. and The Temptations among others.

Justin Redwine

Justin Redwine started working for Ted Brown Music in 2007 as a Repair Shop Assistant. He also completed his apprenticeship in the repair shop under Troy Lydeen and Chris Arent in 2009. Justin attended Columbia Basin College pursuing studies in Jazz and Classical ensemble performance, Improvisation and Music Theory. Justin primarily plays Alto and Tenor Saxophone. When Justin isn’t working, he enjoys cycling and spending time with friends and family.

Joel Watrous

Joel Watrous has worked for Ted Brown Music doing stringed instrument repair since 2006. He got his start in luthierie when he built a bass guitar in junior high wood shop. Joel played bass in the Richland big jazz band and at CBC, where he studied music and earned his Bachelor of Science in physical sciences from WSU Tri-Cities while working at Ted Brown Music. When he is not working or playing music, Joel continues to build guitars and basses in his free time.

Contact the Richland Repair Department