Welcome to Carl's Pro Band, we support music
through the craft of instrument repair.


Specializing in brass & woodwind instruments allows us to focus all of our efforts and talents in a specific direction. We are repair technicians first, and apply our 60+ years of experience to all facets of our business.  We proudly offer high quality new & used instruments that include a complimentary Professional Set-Up and 1 Year Guarantee!  Our beginner band & orchestra rental program is unparalleled.  We are now offering lessons with some of the areas finest instructors!  Take a virtual tour of the shop or download accessory order forms and arrange delivery to your school.  You can also check out some of the interesting repairs that we've completed over the years.


Carl's Pro Band
1806 E Empire Service Rd
Bloomington, IL 61704
309.828.HORN (4676)

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Mon - Fri: 8am - 5:30pm
*Closed Noon-1:15 Friday
Saturday: 8am - Noon
Sunday: CLOSED


...Simply put, I have never met any group of craftsmen who have dedicated more effort in improving and updating their business than Carl and Travis Thacker. Whatever wind instrument you choose to leave in their hands will be returned in better playing condition than ever before!!!!
— Jim Boitos, recording/performing saxophonist and professor