Chris Arent

Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Repair Shop Manager
Company Name
Ted Brown Music

Chris Arent is the instrument repair technician for Ted Brown Music in Tacoma, Washington, a position that is near and dear to him. Chris has always been closely associated with band and orchestral instruments, especially the saxophone for which he has played and taught throughout his career. Chris believes the task of cleaning and repairing each student's instrument so that it is in the best possible working order is key to the success of the student as a musician. As a result, Chris has kept up with the latest in technology as well as shared his techniques with fellow repair techs in the hopes of learning from each other and providing instruments students will enjoy picking up and playing!