Laurels

Best Piano Tuners
in San Francisco
2021

Why These Piano Tuners?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco 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

Allegro Piano Service

Allegro Piano Service performs tuning and repair services in Berkeley. The company has been in business since 1989 and offers a variety of services to meet all piano maintenance needs. As one satisfied customer wrote, “We’ve had Allegro Piano Service tune our grand piano for several years now … the resulting tuning has always been excellent.” The company not only tunes pianos but also does pitch raises, voicing, leg repairs, and action rebuilding.

Berkeley, CA 94707

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Barbara Gibson Piano Tuning and Repair

Barbara Gibson Piano Tuning and Repair has been servicing pianos in San Francisco for almost 30 years. Owner Barbara Gibson attended Yamaha’s technical school in Southern California and also completed the Theodore Steinway Academy. She performs warranty work on both Yamaha and Steinway pianos. Among the services Ms. Gibson provides are tuning, voicing, restringing, and regulation.

San Francisco, CA 94107

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Callahan Piano Service

Callahan Piano Service is a family-owned and operated piano tuning and repair company in Oakland that has been in business for almost 50 years. The company was featured in Oscar® winner John Korty’s documentary Miracle in a Box. Owner John Callahan is a member of the Piano Technicians Guild. The company has more than 6,000 customers, including churches, recital halls, and recording studios, and has become the largest piano service organization in the Bay Area. The company’s services include tuning, voicing, refinishing, and reconditioning pianos.

Oakland, CA 94610

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Chuck Terpo Piano Service

Chuck Terpo Piano Service is a piano tuning company in San Rafael. Owner Chuck Terpo began as an apprentice in 1977 and moved to the Bay Area a year later, where he became a top tuner and technician specializing in Steinway pianos. Mr. Terpo has performed concert tunings for a number of renowned artists, including BB King, Harry Connick Jr., and many others. The company also restores and refinishes pianos, as well as performs comprehensive regulation of the keyboard, action, and dampers.

San Rafael, CA 94903

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Concert Pitch Tuning and Piano Tuning

Concert Pitch Tuning and Piano Tuning is a piano maintenance company in San Ramon. The owner dedicates herself on stabilizing the pitch and bringing the best out of every piano she tunes, including one used by Tony Bennett for his 88th birthday celebration. The company provides professional piano tuning, appraisals, rebuilding, and Dampp Chaser environmental service. The company services pianos within a 200-mile radius of the Bay Area.

San Ramon, CA 94583

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Martin Shepherd Piano Service

Martin Shepherd Piano Service is an independent business that has serviced pianos in the San Francisco area for more than three decades. Owner Martin Shepherd is a registered piano technician with the Piano Technicians Guild and is an associate member of the Music Teachers Association of California. The company performs tuning, voicing, and regulation of concert and residential pianos.

Redwood City, CA 94061

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Michael & Edith Kimbell

Michael & Edith Kimbell is a piano service and music composition business in Pacifica. Owner Michael Kimbell has been a registered piano technician with the Piano Technicians Guild for more than 37 years and owns a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Cornell University. Mr. Kimbell offers a range of piano maintenance services, including tuning, regulation, voicing, and repairs. He is the main piano technician for the San Francisco Community Music Center.

Pacifica, CA 94044

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Pro PianoWorks

Pro PianoWorks is a complete piano resource center in Walnut Creek. The company sells new and pre-owned pianos and also does consignments. The company also offers piano tuning, regulation, voicing, rebuilding, and refinishing services. Pro PianoWorks also does smoke and water remediation of pianos damaged in fires.

Walnut Creek, CA 94595

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San Francisco Piano Tuner

San Francisco Piano Tuner is a piano maintenance company in San Francisco. The company provides expert piano tuning and repair services. All services provided by San Francisco Piano Tuner are 100 percent guaranteed. Call on San Francisco Piano Repair to provide an inspection prior to a piano purchase. The company also performs repairs such as broken pedals, broken action parts, restringing, and sticky keys.

San Francisco, CA 94103

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SF Piano Works

SF Piano Works is a piano tuning business in San Francisco that restores older pianos for homeowners and people involved with music studios. It offers advanced tuning services for standard pianos, including spinets, uprights, and grands, as well as pneumatic player pianos. Its prelude services provide a combination of piano voicing, adjustments, repairs, vacuuming, cleaning, and pitch raising. SF Piano Works also fixes broken strings, pedals, and the mechanical tone of Square Grand pianos.

125 Dolores Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Sharpe & Flatte Piano Service

Sharpe & Flatte Piano Service performs piano tuning and maintenance throughout the Bay Area from its El Cerrito shop. The owner is a registered piano technician with the Piano Technicians Guild. Among the services provided by Sharpe & Flatte Piano Service are tuning, voicing, regulation, restoration, and minor repairs.

El Cerrito, CA 94530

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