About KBI Music Shoppe

KBI Music Shoppe is a family owned business that was established in our basement in 2009 offering band instrument repair to local schools.  From there we saw the need for a reasonable rental program and begin importing our own brand of band instruments- FIDELIS Musical Instruments. This requires trips to China every year to work with different factories on the production.  Our rental fleet has grown from woodwind and brass instruments to include string instruments too. 

In 2016 we moved to our current location in Fredericksburg, VA which is located halfway between Richmond, VA and Washington D.C. Currently we service schools in Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg, Stafford, Prince William, King George and Orange. Our fully equipped on site repair shop services band and orchestra instruments. 

Lessons are available for all instruments and our showroom has many wonderful gift items and accessories for every musician.  

School music programs are very important and we enjoy being able to make a difference.


Dan King – PMP, Repair Technician, M.A. – Resource Management
Dan King – PMP, Repair Technician, M.A. – Resource Management, Owner 

Dan is a retired Marine who spent 12 years in the Marine Corps Band playing trumpet and repairing instruments.  Dan worked as an apprentice for several years at three different Marine Corps Bands and then attended RED WING TECHNICAL COLLEGE in Minnesota, graduating with a 4.0 in the Band Instrument Repair Program. While stationed in Southern California, he provided services for local music stores and schools. He has performed professionally across the Pacific rim, for President Bush (41), and with the late Michael Kamen.

The last 11 years in the Marine Corps were spent as a Logistics Officer. He retired from the Marine Corps in 2012 and currently works for the DoD at Quantico. 

Dan is a member of NAPBIRT- National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians.

Dan loves repairing instruments and finds satisfaction in fixing what is broken. He can repair anything – just ask some of the band directors we have worked with!

 

Ricia King – Bachelor of Science Marketing Degree, Owner

Ricia is a North Carolina native who graduated from UNCG and spent 10 years as a flight attendant with USAirways. As a Marine Corps spouse she had the privilege of helping other spouses as a Readiness and Deployment Specialist for Marine Corps Family Team Building. She is now the business owner for KBI Music Shoppe and coordinates the pick up and drop off of instruments with the schools and individuals. She also handles all of the rental agreements and works with vendors to ensure that parts and accessories are available.

Ricia King and KBI Music Shoppe are members of NASMD - National Association of School Music Dealers and NAMM - National Association of Music Merchants. 

Ricia was on the NASMD Board of Directors 2017-2019

Ricia King – Bachelor of Science Marketing Degree, Owner
 

Abby Weyant  - Repair TechAbby Lawson – Shop Manager
Megan Huffman – Front Counter Manager-Lesson CoordinatorMegan Huffman – Front Counter Manager/Lesson Coordinator
Damien Bollino –Road Rep 
Corey Koch    – SalesCorey Koch – Sales
Hailey Amick – Sales Hailey Amick – Sales
Enrique Galindo  - Repair AssistantEnrique Galindo - Repair Assistant
Jack Ernhart – Repair AssistantJack Ernhart – Repair Assistant
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