Benjamin Allen has fourteen years of brass instrument repair experience. Trained and mentored by Dennis Houghton, Benjamin has worked with several instrument repair shops, including the largest musical instrument repair facility in the United States, located in Frederick, Maryland. Benjamin specializes in repairing all brass instruments, and is an expert at magnetic dent removal. On occasion, he also performs minor woodwind adjustments on saxophones, clarinets, and flutes. Mr. Allen lives with his wife in Bedford, Texas and enjoys writing science fiction/fantasy novels in his spare time.