Laurels
Best Piano Tuners
in San Francisco
2017

Why These Piano Tuners?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored piano tuners on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best piano tuners in San Francisco, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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(510) 526-9294

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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(415) 789-8038

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Bay Area Piano Tuning Service

Bay Area Piano Tuning Service in Oakland has worked on pianos in the East Bay area for more than 35 years. Bay Area Piano Tuning Service handles all makes and brands of pianos and provides complete piano services, including tuning and repairs, minor restorations, climate control systems, and voicing. The company was named the Bay Area’s best piano tuning service in the San Francisco Bay Guardian’s “Best of the Bay 2007” awards.

Oakland, CA(510) 531-4361

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Brani Piano

Brani Piano provides high-quality tuning and repair services in San Francisco. The company offers basic and premium piano maintenance plans. The basic plan includes tuning and clean-up of surface dust and key tops. Brani Piano also sells pre-owned pianos with a five-year warranty and free maintenance services.

San Francisco, CA(415) 505-9723

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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(510) 835-8448

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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(415) 499-1861

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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(510) 357-6882

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Denzil's Piano Service

Denzil’s Piano Service in San Leandro is a piano maintenance and repair shop. The husband-and-wife owners moved back to the Bay Area in 1978 and opened their business shortly after. The husband is a registered piano technician with the Piano Technicians Guild. The company has rebuilt uprights and grand pianos made by brands such as Steinway, Yamaha, Baldwin, and Bosendorfer. The company also tunes, reconditions, and voices pianos, as well as installs climate control systems. Denzil’s Piano Service works on historical pianos and harpsichords dating from the early 1800s, including birdcage uprights and Viennese grands.

San Leandro, CA(510) 352-2017

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Elisabeth Bell Piano Service

Elisabeth Bell Piano Service in Fairfax has been tuning and repairing instruments in the Bay Area for more than three decades. Owner Elisabeth Bell has tuned pianos for clients such as Liberace and Ray Charles. She does standard piano tuning as well as pitch raise and historical temperament tuning services. She also does hammer reshaping, action lubrication, and voicing for spinets, uprights, and grands, as well as provides piano lessons.

Fairfax, CA(415) 258-9421

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Grace Piano Service

Grace Piano Service in San Francisco is a full-service piano maintenance company that opened more than 25 years ago. The owner performs fine tuning and pitch raising services, as well as voicing and regulation. Grace Piano Service also handles minor repairs on keys, strings, pedals, or cabinet, and performs cleaning services on the soundboard, keytop, or piano interior.

San Francisco, CA(415) 407-2472

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Ilvedson Piano Services

Ilvedson Piano Services in Pacifica has completed professional tuning and repairs of pianos throughout the Bay Area for more than 43 years. The company’s basic service plan includes tuning, pedal adjustment, and vacuuming. The company also will perform a pitch raise or handle simple repairs for an additional small fee. Among the company’s clients are the San Francisco Ballet School and the American Conservatory Theater.

Pacifica, CA(650) 888-3516

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In Tune Piano Services

In Tune Piano Services has provided piano tuning services in Walnut Creek for the past 12 years. The company offers new client specials and a referral program for tuning and repair work. The company also consults on piano purchases, provides appraisals, and sells and consigns new and pre-owned pianos. In Tune Piano Services has both evening and weekend appointments available.

Walnut Creek, CA(925) 788-3160

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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(650) 365-6681

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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(650) 359-7693

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Mitchell Piano Service

Mitchell Piano Service in San Francisco offers tuning, regulation, voicing, and repair services. Owner Rob Mitchell is a full-service piano tuner and Yamaha Disklavier™ technician who is a registered piano technician with the Piano Technicians Guild. Among Mitchell Piano Service’s best-known clients are the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Chabot College, and Skyline College. The company offers two levels of general turning services as well as a tone building and voicing service.

San Francisco, CA(415) 994-1030

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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(925) 939-8863

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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(415) 319-9649

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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(510) 236-5338

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The Piano-Care Co. Music Shop

The Piano-Care Co. Music Shop has sold and serviced pianos in San Francisco for more than 35 years. The store’s technicians will make house calls or service pianos from the business’ Pacific Heights location. Technicians take the time to make sure pianos are tuned to A-440, the standard pitch for musicians. They also will perform minor repairs, such as fixing sticky keys, during a tuning service.

San Francisco, CA(415) 567-1800

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