Halpin Music Company is proud to provide quality services to anyone who has a love for music and entertainment. Bring in your broken or forgotten music equipment and let us get it in tip top shape for you once again. If you have an old horn from high school that needs to be revived for the next generation of growing musicians, we can fix it.

We love music and all it has to offer, if you take care of your equipment, they will take care of you. We can't imagine life without music!

Band & Orchestral Instruments

Tim Whitesell: Band Instrument Repair Specialist
Tim has been Halpin Music's band instrument repair technician since 1972. He is a graduate of Western Iowa Tech and a U.S. Army veteran. He is a multi-talented musician and teaches six string and steel guitar. Tim is an avid camper and fisherman and lives in East Alton with his wife Jean.

Ben Davis: Full-Service Band Instrument Repair Specialist
Ben is a graduate of Western Iowa Tech in the class of 1997. He is equipped with over 20 years of hands-on experience dealing with anything the band room has to offer. Ben is specialized, but not limited to, repairs and restorations of woodwinds, brass, and percussion with exceptional craftsmanship recreating "no longer available parts."  

Orchestral Instrument Specialist
We can rehair your bow, fix cracks, open seams, warped fingerboards, tuning pegs, and even full restorations.

Luthier Services

John Mondin: Full-Service Luthier
If you are from the St. Louis area, you have probably heard this name in quite a few bands as he comes highly recommended. John is a professional luthier and musician. He is one of the best in the industry and holds certification from several major manufacturers as a warranty technician including: Fender, Fender Custom Shop, and Gibson.
John performs work ranging from general instrument setups and minor repairs to pickup installations, full vintage instrument restorations, and even personalized customizations.


Contact Us

Halpin Music Company
Alton, IL
88 Northport Drive

Alton, IL 62002
Phone: 618-462-0661

Centralia, IL
139 Locust St.

Centralia, IL 62801
Phone: 618-532-8512


Alton Location Hours:
Monday - Friday:  12pm-7pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm

Centralia Location Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 2 - 6pm
Friday: 2 - 5pm
Saturday: Closed

Both Halpin Music Company locations are closed on Sundays

Alton: 618-462-0661
Centralia: 618-532-8512