Woodwind Repair Technician
Bonnie Radecki Reidel earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Flute Performance from Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA. After college she attended Renton Technical College near Seattle, WA and received a certification as a Musical Instrument Repair Technician. Bonnie then moved to the Chicago area to accept a position as a full-time woodwind repair technician.
Since moving to the Chicago suburbs, she has worked with various music stores such as The Brass Bow, Karnes Music, and Music Starts Here. As an active member of the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians (NAPBIRT), she participates in local and national repair workshops to continually improve her repair skills and learn about new trade developments, and is a Straubinger Certified Technician. In addition to repairing and raising a family, Bonnie still enjoys playing the flute with local ensembles.