Nick Rail

Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
President and Founder
Company Name
Nick Rail Music

Nick Rail is the president and founder of the retail string of stores in Southern California with his namesake that began in 1986. Nick began his career as a band instrument repairman for La Grandeur Music in 1974. After becoming active in the repair side of the business, Nick decided to open his own store, Nick Rail Music. Each of his locations focuses on school band programs and all have a repair department. As a result, he has been a strong supporter of NAPBIRT and NASMD and has encouraged his employees to engage in on-going training and professional development as offered by NAPBIRT and the NAMM Idea Center.