About Us

The Mynett Music Story

Mynett Music has been serving Northeast Indiana’s band and orchestra community since 1933. The region’s number-one choice for school instrument rentals, lessons, repairs, and step-up instruments, we offer the best service, programs, and customer experience around. Backed by Sweetwater, the nation’s largest online music retailer, Mynett Music shares the Sweetwater vision of making music accessible to everyone. Stop in and experience the difference for yourself.


Meet our dedicated and experienced employees.

Brad ShawGeneral Manager

Brad grew up in central Indiana and graduated with a degree in music education from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Brad is a French horn player and is excited to support musicians and music-makers across the state of Indiana!

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Sally JonesManager

Sally attended Western Michigan University and Trinity College in London. She plays French horn, piano, and organ. Sally joined Mynett Music in 1985.

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Kevin CampbellAssociate Sales Manager

Kevin recently retired from teaching after 28 years. He has a BS in music education from Ball State University and a master's degree from the University of Saint Francis. Kevin is our percussion department manager.

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Dave JonesEducational Sales Manager

Dave was a band director for 11 years before joining Mynett Music in 1987. He has an MME from Eastern Kentucky University and a BS from Ball State University. Dave is a trombone and euphonium teacher, adjudicator, and performer. Dave directs our road sales department.

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Terry FisherEducational Specialist

Terry has over 31 years of music education experience. He performs regularly with the New Millennium Jazz Orchestra, Old Crown Brass Band, and several other brass ensembles in the area. Terry earned degrees from Ball State University (BME) and Bowling Green State University (master's in music).

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Jesse EvansRetail Sales Associate

Before coming to Mynett Jesse taught music for 12 years as a band, orchestra, percussion, and guitar instructor. He received his Bachelor of Music Education from Valparaiso University and his M.Mus.Ed from Boston University. Jesse studied saxophone with Stacy Maugans and loves to play guitar as well as various other woodwinds in his Irish rock band.

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Pat NashHead Repair Technician/Woodwind Specialist

Pat is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University and a trumpet player. He has been working at Mynett Music since 1983 and is well respected and renowned by professional musicians throughout the Fort Wayne area.

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Deb LahrRepair Technician/Brass Specialist

Deb is a graduate of the Red Wing band instrument repair program at Minnesota State College and an Iowa native. She has been with Mynett Music since 1991. Deb loves to work on all brass instruments, especially tubas.

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Sam GnageyRepair Technician/String Specialist

Sam is a graduate of Indiana University (BS in Education) and plays tuba with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. He is a former member of the Lansing and Flint Symphony Orchestras in Michigan and taught music and orchestra at Geyer Junior High School and Concordia High School before turning to instrument repair.

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