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      About Terry McShane

      Terrance Mcshane
      Terry McShane
      Repair Shop Manager
      Location: Mesa, AZ
      Speaks: English
      Expertise: Orchestral Strings

      Get to know Terry McShane

      From the Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery in Phoenix and an apprenticeship with a violin builder in Boulder, CO to owning the String Shop of Arizona in Tempe for 20 years, Terry has been repairing string orchestra instruments for over 40 years. He has collaborated with several distinguished luthiers in that time. Most recently, he began working at Arizona Fine Violins in 2013 before becoming Music & Arts's luthier at their first-ever string specialty shop in 2022. While he claims to enjoy working alongside other technicians, he can often be found sitting alone at his bench talking to himself.

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      With over 150 locations nationwide, Music & Arts is the nation’s leading provider of private music lessons, band and orchestra instrument sales, rentals and repairs. Our remarkable story of growth has everything to do with the countless unshakable relationships we’ve formed with students, parents, music educators and musicians of every stripe in the local communities we serve across the country. Since opening our first store back in 1952, we’ve been owned and operated by the same family, and there’s nothing we do as a company without our values in mind. For whatever you’re doing in music, we’re here to help. We hope you visit our Mesa location soon! Our friendly staff can’t wait to meet you.