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Best Piano Tuners in Sacramento
2021

Why These Piano Tuners?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Sacramento Piano Tuners on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Alexander Gooch Piano Service

Alexander Gooch Piano Service, located in Auburn, California, was established in 2007 by its namesake, Alexander Gooch. There are many different musicians and organizations that trust Alexander and his company with all of their piano tuning needs such as Music Bloom Music Studio, Chris Goslow Piano Studio, Purewind Studio, the Sacramento Korean Presbyterian Church, the Weimar Institute, as well as over 500 home players. Alexander Gooch Piano Services provides many other services to their customers consisting of standard and pitch-raise tuning, appraisals, complete and partial action regulation, key rebushing and replacement, piano moving, event rentals, string repair, hammer replacement, and exterior refinishing. Their website has a detailed breakdown of all of their services, as well as a service index that includes current prices.

Auburn, CA 95604

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Bob Mutchler

Bob Mutchler is a piano service technician located in Folsom, California, where he now operates his own piano servicing business. Since his company's founding in 1965, Bob has specialized in rebuilding, resurfacing, and refinishing Steinway, Hamlin, Mason, and Chickering pianos. Bob is a fourth-generation piano tuner who was trained by his father in the family business. Many professional musicians, schools, churches, and hundreds of home pianos have utilized his services, and continue to trust him to care for and properly maintain their piano. Bob Mutchler provides a variety of services such as tuning, reconditioning, repair, and regulation.

Folsom, CA 95630

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John Ward's All Piano Tuning and Service

John Ward's All Piano Tuning and Service has more than 50 years of service, and is located in Sacramento, California. They specialize in standard A-440 piano tuning, but can perform pitch raise tuning when applicable and requested. Other services they provide consist of key and action inspection and corrective repairs and replacements. There is a frequently asked questions page on their website that is dedicated to answering many questions such as how often a piano should be tuned, what the tuning standard is, what makes a piano lose its tuning, and why a piano should be set at the standard pitch of A-440.

Sacramento, CA 95825

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Johnson's Piano Service

Johnson's Piano Service is a company located in Shingle Springs, California that was established by Jim Johnson. He has over 40 years of experience in piano servicing, and even tuned the pianos used in the San Francisco Symphony for 12 years. Jim Johnson is a graduate of Brigham University's Piano Technician Program, and he has been admitted to the Piano Technicians Guild. Many different performing musicians have used his services at the Flint Center of Performing Arts in Cupertino such as Ferrante and Teicher, Victor Borge, Andre Watts, and Steve Allen. Johnson’s Piano Service is both experienced and certified to repair Yamaha and Disklavier pianos, and Jim continues to further his knowledge and training by studying at the Steinway Factory.

Shingle Springs, CA 95682

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The Tuning Note

The Tuning Note is a piano service store located in Folsom, California. They provide a wide selection of services, including piano tuning, music conducting, audio transcriptions and chart creations, and piano accompaniment. The Tuning Note also offers music lessons for the piano, trumpet, trombone, and jazz improvisation. They have been featured in The Sacramento Journal, and are known as the one-man gig economy by writer and journalist, Ed Goldman.

Folsom, CA 95630

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Tricks of the Trade

Tricks of the Trade, located in Fair Oaks, California, was established by Bruce Trummel, who has been servicing pianos for over 30 years. Bruce is a 1982 graduate of the San Francisco School of Piano Tuning, and has personally rebuilt an 1892 Sterling upright piano. He has offered his tuning services for many companies including the Piano Warehouse in the Monterey Peninsula, Colton Piano in San Jose, and of course, for his own neighbors in the greater Sacramento area. Tricks of the Trade provides a variety of services including piano tuning, repairs, regulation, cleaning, and piano voicing. They also provide repairs for issues such as broken keys, nonfunctioning pedals, broken hammers, string buzzing, and keys that stick.

Fair Oaks, CA 95628

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