Lawrence Van Ameyde has a number of years experience in brass instrument repair from before and after enjoying two other successful careers. He formerly taught instrumental music in grades 5-12, and has been an adjunct instructor at several colleges and universities. He also has 20+ years experience in automotive engineering.
Lawrence is a member of NAPBIRT – The National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians, AFM – The American Federation of Musicians, and ITEA – The International Tuba Euphonium Association. He can frequently be found freelancing on tuba, cimbasso, bass trombone, euphonium, ophicleide, and serpent. He also especially enjoys spending time with his family and tuba collection, in that order.