Laurels

Best Piano Tuners
in Portland
2020

Why These Piano Tuners?

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

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 144 91 13

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.

Amy Zilk

Amy Zilk is a piano technician in West Linn who studied music theory and the physics of musical sound with an emphasis in mechanical engineering at Oregon State University. Amy is a registered piano technician of the Piano Technicians Guild. She offers piano tuning, regulation, adjustment, and repair services, the prices of which are available on her website. Past clients have commended Amy for her knowledge of the technical aspects of tuning and her affordable rates.

West Linn, OR 97068

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Andante Piano Works

Andante Piano Works is the business of Laura Walker, a full-time piano technician in Vancouver. Laura attended the Emil Fries School of Piano Tuning and Technology where she received comprehensive training in aural piano tuning, repair, action regulation, rebuilding, and voicing. Andante Piano Works services both upright and grand pianos. Laura serves as the piano technician for Clark College and has tuned for artists such as Beirut, Vanessa Carlton, and Stevie Wonder. Andante Piano Works offers piano cleaning and reconditioning services to get an instrument playing and looking its best. Other services include piano appraisals and the setup, training, and repair of Yamaha Disklavier player piano systems.

Vancouver, WA 98663

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Artisan Piano Services

Artisan Piano Services in Portland, Oregon, specializes in piano tuning, repairs, and cleaning. Founded in 2004, they continue to provide complete piano restoration services for all brands and units. The company offers professional appraisals and evaluations for new and vintage pianos in the Greater Portland area. Whether for teachers, students, or families with new or custom pianos, Artisan Piano Services provides piano education and training for those that want to become well-versed technicians.

1010 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97202

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Backbeat Piano Tuning Services

Backbeat Piano Tuning Services of Oregon City offers a range of services that cater to the needs of upright and grand piano owners. The business offers piano tuning, action repair, string replacement, and piano key repair. Backbeat Piano Tuning Services can also make cosmetic improvements to a piano’s case and offers professional piano cleaning services for an additional cost.

Oregon City, OR 97045

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Black and White Piano Tuning

Black and White Piano Tuning in Vancouver offers tuning, pitch raising, hammer shaping, pedal adjustments, and other repairs and maintenance services. The owner of Black and White Piano Tuning, Mac Potts, was born with perfect pitch, which serves as an excellent advantage in the piano tuning business. After playing piano his whole life, Mac also learned regulation quickly. Mac is also a partner at Piano Preservation and Consignment Company, which allows his clients access to a range of pianos from spinets to grand pianos. All piano sale prices include an in-home tuning session sometime between six and 12 months after its purchase.

Vancouver, WA 98661

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Blakemore Piano Services

Blakemore Piano Services in Beaverton is the business of a registered piano technician of the Piano Technicians Guild with nearly 20 years of experience. Blakemore Piano Services works to diagnose problems quickly and handles all types of repairs from fixing "sticky keys" to complete rebuilds. The business offers piano repairs, tuning, and maintenance services such as action regulation to families, piano teachers, and professionals throughout the area.

Beaverton, OR 97075

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Concert Level Piano Tuning

Concert Level Piano Tuning in Portland is the business of Tom Levings, a 30-year member of the Piano Technicians Guild. Tom received his formal education from the San Francisco School of Piano Tuning and additional education from Piano Technicians Guild courses, three different Yamaha piano technology seminars, and by learning from other, more seasoned piano technicians. Concert Level Piano Tuning offers action regulation, voicing, and aural piano tuning. The business’s website lists hourly rates for the technician’s services and describes the circumstances under which these rates would vary.

Portland, OR 97217

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David Page

David Page is a second generation piano tuner and broker in Scappoose with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He offers piano tuning, repairs, professional cleanings, reconditioning, and advice on buying, selling, and moving pianos. David tunes pianos by ear using an A440 fork and modern tuning technology. His clients include piano teachers, churches, and local school districts.

Scappoose, OR 97056

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Evergreen Restoration

Evergreen Restoration of Molalla specializes in piano tuning, maintenance, repair, restoration, and refinishing. Maintenance services the business offers include action regulation, voicing, and cleaning. Evergreen Restoration installs Dampp-Chaser climate control systems to help instruments cope with changing humidity levels. The company offers piano recycling services as well as rental pianos for those who aren’t yet sure if they are ready to buy a piano.

Molalla, OR 97038

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G Piano Works

“G” Piano Works in Gales Creek has been offering piano tuning, voicing, action regulation, and other services for over 40 years. Joe Garrett of “G” Piano Works has been a registered piano technician of the Piano Technicians Guild since 1975. Mr. Garrett has a great deal of experience servicing modern, antique, and rare pianos and specializes in working with square grand and “birdcage” upright pianos. “G” Piano Works offers piano restoration, redesign, and rebuilding services as well as evaluations and appraisals. Mr. Garrett is the author of the “G” Piano Works Repair Labor Guide published by The Randy Potter School of Piano Technology and is a member of the school’s board of directors.

Gales Creek, OR 97117

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John Gilmore

John Gilmore is a professional musician and trained piano technician in Portland. John has been serving Portland since 1992 and offers services such as tuning, regulation, professional cleaning, and repair services such as fixing “sticky keys” and replacing broken strings. In addition to these services, John offers pre-purchase inspections to help clients buy with confidence. Customers can purchase piano benches, lights, covers, and other piano accessories through John, often for lower prices than the typical retail store can offer.

Portland, OR 97214

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Mark Mention

Mark Mention is a piano technician, photographer, and philanthropist in Portland. He completed a comprehensive two-year piano technology program at North Bennet Street School in Boston and received the school's highest level of certification possible. Mark has more than 30 years of hands-on experience in piano tuning, repair, and rebuilding. He also offers piano appraisals and condition analysis reports. Mark Mention is the founder of a charity organization called The Piano Santa Foundation, which has helped over 100 students gain access to pianos, teachers, and performance opportunities since its inception in the early 1990s.

Portland, OR 97280

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Sterling Piano Tuning

Sterling Piano Tuning in West Linn is a brother-and-sister team that offers services like piano tuning, repairs, and cleaning. The business’s piano technician, Joseph Sterling Forster, has more than 10 years of experience in the industry. He regularly tunes pianos for private residences, high schools, colleges, and churches throughout the Portland area. Joseph offers music lessons in piano, guitar, and the recorder. Sterling Piano Tuning has different hourly rates for tuning, cleaning, and repair work posted on its website.

West Linn, OR 97068

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