Our Team

Our team consists of highly qualified and motivated professionals who are all experts in their field with many years of experience.  Our technicians and teachers have the expertise to provide comprehensive, first-rate service to our clients.

 Pete Van Alstyne

Owner & String Luthier

Bernie Schroder

Electronic Technician

Lukas Johnson

Woodwind & Brasswind Technician



We have specialists to meet your diverse musical needs.  Our specialists can help you with:

  • sound system installations and maintenance
  • audio cable assembly and maintenance
  • guitar maintenance and repair 
  • orchestral instrument restoration and maintenance
  • woodwind instrument restoration and maintenance

The cost estimates will be quoted per project and will be done in a timely manner.  For your project needs, please contact Pete's Music Center at the "Contact Us" page, or visit us in our store. 


We offer bow rehairing for all violin, viola, cello, and double bass instruments.   We use the finest horse-hair from Iceland (don't worry, no horses are harmed!).   Click on the link "BOW REHAIR" to read an in-depth description of how we rehair each bow. 


We offer eight different band and orchestral instruments to rent.   All instruments are sterilized and checked thoroughly before they are rented.  Click on the link "RENTALS" to view the available instruments and prices. 


At Pete's Music Center, you or your child can take private music lessons.  Our music teachers are expertly-trained in vocal, guitar, and instrumental music.  For inquiries, click on the link "PRIVATE LESSONS" to view the list of music teachers and their contact information.  

Hours of Operation 

  • Monday
    • Closed
  • Tuesday
    • 10:00 am – 02:30 pm
  • Wednesday
    • Closed
  • Thursday
    • 10:00 am – 02:30 pm
  • Friday
    • Closed
  • Saturday
    • 10:00 am – 03:00 pm
  • Sunday
    • Closed

Contact us

Telephone: 1(530) 673-0526

E-mail: petesmusic1981@gmail.com

Address: 425 Teegarden Avenue, Yuba City, CA 95991

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