"I have been so fortunate to depend on Cindy Budd for all of the repairs my clarinets have needed over the last several years.  She is a craftsperson of the highest order.  She is intelligent and diligent, and has a real talent for solving mechanical problems.  I would recommend her work to any woodwind player of any major orchestra in the country."

Timothy Paradise

Retired Principal Clarinet

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

  "Cindy Budd has been repairing my oboes since 2002.  Her work is excellent and she is a treasure to have so near by.  I would recommend her work to everyone."

Kathryn Greenbank

Associate Principal Oboe

Minnesota Orchestra

  "I have brought my oboes and English horn to Cindy for several years and I know I can always trust her to properly diagnose and fix any problems that arise.  She is a pleasure to work with and I always walk away happy with how my instruments play.  I highly recommend Cindy to oboists of every level."

Julie Gramolini Williams


Minnesota Orchestra

  "I have gone to Cindy for all of my cleaning and repair work since I came to town in 2000.  Cindy is highly skilled, experienced, and through with her work and I always walk away with complete statisfaction.  Her work is beautiful and her crack work is some of the finest I have ever seen."

John Snow

Principal Oboe

Minnesota Orchestra

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