Orff Instrument Repair

The exceptional durability and craftsmanship of STUDIO 49 Orff Instruments makes problems a rarity. However, if you do have a problem or need a repair, we are happy to help.

As the US Distributor for Studio 49, MMB Music does not sell directly to customers. Should your Studio 49 Orff Instrument require routine maintenance, a minor repair, or a replacement bar, your favorite music retail partner can assist you in ordering the parts you need.

View the 2022 Replacement Parts List

For help locating a Studio 49 retailer, please see our list of authorized dealers.

For identifying the correct replacement part, please refer to the guide below or visit Studio 49's Repair Information System. This website includes a decision tree that walks you through identifying the correct replacement part for your modern or vintage Studio 49 Orff instrument.

For step-by-step guidance in common maintenance and repairs, please visit our library of Instrument Repair Hospital videos on Teaching With Orff.

For additional questions or concerns, please feel free to contact MMB Music.

Teaching With Orff Instrument Repair Hospital

Instrument Repair Hospital: Hand Drum 
February 14, 2018 Lissa Ray

Instrument Repair Hospital: Timpani
January 15, 2018 Lissa Ray

Instrument Repair Hospital: Contrabass Bar
December 15, 2017 Lissa Ray

Instrument Repair Hospital: Kettle Drum
November 15, 2017 Lissa Ray

Scariest Instrument Restoration
April 13, 2017 Lissa Ray

Instrument Repair Hospital – AOSA 2015
November 25, 2015 Lissa Ray

Instrument Repair Hospital: Labeling and Storage
May 14, 2015 Lissa Ray

Instrument Repair Hospital: Buzzing
February 11, 2015 Lissa Ray

Instrument Repair Hospital: Glockenspiels
January 14, 2015 Lissa Ray

Instrument Hospital – AOSA 2014
November 12, 2014 Lissa Ray

Margaret Orem

Margaret O. loves STUDIO 49 because their intonation is great! They are easy to clean! The company always listens!

Debbie Burton

Debbie B. loves STUDIO 49 because they are so easy to repair and she can do it herself. They also play in tune and sound well together.


Al H. has used STUDIO 49 instruments his entire (30 year) teaching career. The sound quality is superior to other instruments. His STUDIO 49 instruments last the longest and are easy to repair. “I highly recommend purchasing STUDIO 49 instruments.”