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Professional Background

Phillip Ehrmann serves as the Managing Director and Senior Repair Specialist at Brass Instrument Workshop, where he specializes in delivering top-notch repairs and restorations while ensuring a curated retail experience. With a steadfast belief in his "Phil's"osophy, he upholds that quality work speaks for itself. Over the span of 25 years, Phillip has dedicated himself to mastering the craft of brass repair.

Professional Achievements

Phillip's career is marked by significant achievements, reflecting his extensive expertise and dedication. Graduating from Northwestern in 2003 and coupled with years of musical training, has laid a solid foundation for his work in brass repair and restoration. Moreover, his active involvement with orchestras and symphony orchestras demonstrates his passion for music and commitment to excellence.

Business Focus

At Brass Instrument Workshop, Phillip's focus revolves around delivering exceptional quality and ensuring a memorable customer experience. His journey has been enriched by performing with various orchestras across the country, including a notable 17-year tenure as second chair trumpet with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. Whether through meticulous repairs or curated retail offerings, Phil remains dedicated to upholding the standards of excellence that define his work.

Personal Life

Beyond his professional endeavors, Phillip treasures his family life. He is the proud husband of an amazing wife and the loving father of two daughters who he loves to support through his work. Visit the shop to see his daughters ever evolving art gallery.

"Our goal is that every horn leaves the workshop playing and looking as perfect as possible. We take great pride in our work, and also in the smiling faces of our customers when they receive their instrument. As a trumpet player, I realize how difficult it is to entrust one's horn to just anyone for repairs or modifications. We pledge to you our absolute best effort honed over 45 years as a brass repairmen. We will listen carefully, make suggestions, and share the knowledge we have acquired during that time to help you put your instrument in a condition that will enhance it’s performance and make you proud to display it." 

-Rich Ita, Founder and Owner

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