Laurels
Best Piano Tuners
in Chicago
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 Chicago, IL.

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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.

A & A Music Academy

A & A Music Academy in Hanover Park offers music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, strings, and band instruments, and features a team of registered piano technicians who perform tunings and piano repairs. The head tuner has a Doctorate in Piano Technology and is a member and former national treasurer of the Masters Piano Technicians of America. All quotes and estimates are given on location once the tuner has inspected each particular instrument. Tunings are recommended every six months.

Hanover Park, IL(630) 837-7484

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Alden's Piano Company

Alden’s Piano Company in Park City offers piano moving, rental, repair, sales, and tuning. The company has been in business for four generations and is Chicagoland’s self-proclaimed top piano mover. Piano tuning is recommended twice a year and the company’s tuners work only “by ear,” without the assistance of electronics. Due to their extensive knowledge and experience, the tuners at Alden’s Piano Co. have taught many classes to members of the Piano Technicians Guild.

Park City, IL(847) 336-3369

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Chicago Piano Service

Chicago Piano Service in Westmont is a company “In Tune With Piano Care,” offering tuning, repair, and restoration by “highly skilled” specialists since 1980. The company also provides piano insurance and casualty loss to cover instruments against damage during moving, natural disasters, water, and vandalism. Appraisals, Dampp-Chaser humidity control systems, and music lessons are also available. The head tuner and owner is a certified installer of Piano Life Saver systems and a registered piano technician.

Westmont, IL(866) 737-8388

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Chicago Piano Tuner

Chicago Piano Tuner is a Chicago company owned and operated by a “professional, certified, and friendly piano technician that will travel anywhere in Northern Chicago.” Services include tunings, pitch raises, and general repairs. The company has received five-star reviews on Yelp and accepts all major credit cards. A standard piano tuning is $100 and can be booked directly on the company’s website.

Chicago, IL(614) 595-7315

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DV Pianoworks

DV Pianoworks offers piano tuning, repair, and regulation in Chicago and surrounding suburbs by a registered piano technician. The head tuner’s mission is to “maintain the well-being” of clients’ pianos for “years to come.” Business hours are 9 am to 6 pm on Monday through Friday, and 12 pm to 4 pm on Saturday.

Chicago, IL(773) 322-7391

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Eckwall Piano Tuners

Eckwall Piano Tuners is the Elmhurst company of Kurt Eckwall, a professional piano tuner with over 34 years of experience who tunes by ear without relying on any machines. Kurt also offers piano repair and restoration services, and is certified to install PianoDisc and PNOmation player systems in both grand and vertical pianos.

Elmhurst, IL(630) 258-5002

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Glowacki Music Service

Glowacki Music Service is the Oak Lawn company of Michael Glowacki, who teaches music lessons and offers piano tuning and repair services. Michael tunes pianos by ear, without the assistance of electronic tuners. Piano reconditioning is $99.95 and includes cleaning the sounding board, keys, and strings, and vacuuming and lubricating the pedal trapwork. Additional services include new keyboard installation, climate control systems, and rodent damage repair. The company teaches 12-week piano tuning summer workshops for students who wish to learn tuning methods.

Oak Lawn, IL(708) 857-8863

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Heavenly Pianos

Heavenly Pianos in Arlington Heights offers new, used, and rebuilt pianos by Kawai, Baldwin, Weber, Yamaha, Steinway, and many other brands. Digital pianos are also available for any budget. In addition, the store buys used pianos and provides piano rebuilding, tuning, moving, and appraisal services.

Arlington Heights, IL(847) 434-1544

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Kurt Henning

Kurt Henning is a piano tuner and technician in Lisle who has regularly tuned pianos for Columbia College, the Music Institute of Chicago, the North Shore Theatre, Benedictine University, and thousands of homes in Chicago and its suburbs. A standard tuning takes approximately 60 minutes and is recommended twice a year for most pianos. Customers are encouraged to contact Kurt directly for pricing and to schedule an appointment.

Lisle, IL(800) 422-3314

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Maria Pollock

Maria Pollock is a Chicago piano tuner and technician who has served the city and its Northern suburbs since 1996. Maria is a registered piano technician and a member of the Piano Technicians Guild. Her services include tuning, action service, piano case maintenance, repair and replacement of piano action parts, installation of climate control systems, and piano appraisals.

Chicago, IL(773) 307-5207

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Middle C Piano Tuning

Middle C Piano Tuning in Elgin services many of the Chicago suburbs and offers “quality piano tuning, repair, and regulation.” The head tuner and owner is a registered piano technician with the Piano Technicians Guild. Tuning pianos that have not been serviced in over a year costs $200, while regular tuning is $135 and tuning with pitch raise is $200. The company’s technician is also certified to install Dampp-Chaser systems at $550-750 to prolong a piano’s life.

Elgin, IL(773) 744-9069

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No Drama Piano Services

No Drama Piano Services provides piano tuning and repair to Chicago’s North Shore communities. The company’s owner specializes in basic tuning, pitch raises, cleaning, repair, regulation, and reconditioning to keep clients’ pianos performing at their “very best.” A standard tuning is $140 and takes anywhere between one and three hours to complete.

Chicago, IL(773) 294-0147

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Peterson Piano Service

Peterson Piano Service in Oak Park was established with the goal of “providing unmatched service in the tuning and maintenance” of clients’ pianos. The head tuner is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and the Chicago School for Piano Technology, as well as a registered piano technician with the Piano Technicians Guild. Tuning, regulation, and repair services are available, with standard tuning priced at $115 plus an extra fee of $45 if a pitch raise is required.

Oak Park, IL(708) 524-0554

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Pickle Piano Company

Pickle Piano Company in Bloomingdale prides itself on “exceptional quality and craftsmanship in selling and restoring fine pianos.” The company sells new, used, and digital pianos, and offers piano lessons. Piano rentals, moving, tuning, and repairs are also available. The company works with a small network of piano technicians in Chicago, with standard tunings starting at $90.

Bloomingdale, IL(630) 894-2992

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Precision Piano Services

Precision Piano Services has provided “quality piano tuning and maintenance services” to clients throughout Chicago and its suburbs since 2004. The company’s menu of services includes tuning, action regulation, voicing, cleaning, finish repairs, climate control installation, and appraisals. Clients can book an appointment online, on the phone, or via email.

Chicago, IL(312) 566-9329

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Radford Piano Services

Radford Piano Services in Chicago has over 25 years of experience and offers “the highest quality, concert level, standard and historical piano tuning, regulation, voicing, repair, piano rentals and appraisals.” Owner Carl Radford is a registered piano technician, past president of the North Shore Piano Technicians Guild, and an expert tuner. The company recommends at least two tunings per year for home pianos.

Chicago, IL(773) 761-5397

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Ron's Piano Service

Ron’s Piano Service is the Chicago company of Ron Johnson, a registered piano tuner technician with over 30 years of experience. Ron is the house piano technician at the University of Chicago’s International House, where he regularly tunes pianos for classical and jazz concerts. Basic piano tuning is $120, while tuning with pitch raise is $165. Piano repair work is priced at $65 per hour.

Chicago, IL(773) 508-6395

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Seven Octave Piano

Seven Octave Piano in Schaumburg is owned and operated by a head technician who has completed Renner Academy’s Grand Piano Action Master course, is an active member of the Piano Technicians Guild, and has over 22 years of experience. Services include piano restoration and rebuilding, tuning, voicing, action regulating and rebuilding, general maintenance, climate control via Dampp-Chaser installation, refinishing, and appraisals.

Schaumburg, IL(847) 912-8322

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The Chicago Electric Piano Company

The Chicago Electric Piano Company is Chicago’s “expert resource for servicing Rhodes, Wurlitzers, and Hohner Clavinets in addition to an array of lesser known electro-mechanical pianos and vintage keyboards.” Standard tunings ensure the “health of any electro-mechanical instrument” and cost between $150 and $450. A 30-minute consultation and estimate for any future services is free. The company also offers pianos and keyboards to rent or purchase.

Chicago, IL(312) 476-9528

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Younger Piano Service

Younger Piano Service is the Chicago company of Joshua Younger, who serves the city and surrounding suburbs and is “committed to improving pianos and enabling players to experience their instrument at its top potential.” Joshua is a fully qualified piano technician and associate member of the Piano Technicians Guild. Tuning is recommended four times during a piano’s first year after purchase, and twice annually after that. Evening and Saturday hours are available upon request.

Chicago, IL(847) 834-4448

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