Ed Fleming is currently owner of Fleming Musical Instruments & Repair in Houston Texas. In 1977, he received his Bachelor of Music degree from Eastern Illinois University. As a saxophone major, he split his playing time between the classical and jazz styles.
After teaching music and band at the high school level, Ed then discovered that repairing instruments was his professional calling. He graduated from Allied School of Instrument Repair in Wisconsin and has been repairing woodwinds and brass for top professionals, students and schools here in Texas since 1980.
Ed still plays sax in various groups in the Houston area. Along the way, Ed has become an avid bicyclist, where he rides and races Ultra Marathon distances. He also has three musically talented adult children, Lindsey, Jessica and Connor.
Steven Rodriguez is currently manager of Fleming Musical Instruments & Repair. Since birth, Steven was immersed in the musical world. Growing up playing the piano and singing, it was evident Steven would spend his life in the music industry.
In 2008, Steven graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from Texas A&M Corpus Christi, and immediately began his apprenticeship at Fleming Musical Instruments & Repair under Ed Fleming.
Steven excelled in his apprenticeship and later accepted the position of shop manager in 2012. Since then, he has bolstered a strong customer base by providing a friendly, no-pressure environment for his customers. Stevens manages a full team of expert technicians with nearly 100 years of combined experience, and handles the day-to-day workings of Fleming Instruments & Repair.
Steven spends his free time playing tuba in the Houston Civic Symphony, riding his bike in group rides, golfing, and raising his son, Leo.