GINO AND GINA AT
Gino began his apprenticeship in repairing with Wes Greeott in Ukiah, California,
at the age of fifteen and continued learning techniques and skills with Keith Harmon in Cincinnati,
Ohio, and Charlie Simons in Santa Rosa, California.
Gino opened his own shop while a student at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
He has been a performing musician besides repairing and recently played clarinet with the
Santa Rosa Clarinet Quartet and the Liberty Valley Wind Quintet and has written arrangements for the two groups.
Gina is the youngest of three children. She began her apprenticeship with
her father when she was fourteen. She played the clarinet in elementary and high schools in
Sebastopol and attended the Santa Rosa Junior College. On March 20, 1998, Gina gave birth to a son, Jacob, beginning the next generation of instrument repair technicians. She is seen here working on an old and unusual Holton bass saxophone.
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