The fine adjustment of the piano determines the feel and sound of the instrument, which is what makes it such a beautiful instrument. Pianos require tuning in order to keep them sounding the best that they can, and tuning a piano is as much art as it is science. It requires a special touch, some advanced tools, and an exceptionally fine ear. I have the latest technology and a thorough understanding of the inner workings of pianos to make your instrument sounds it’s best.
How Often Should I Tune My Piano?
As a general rule, pianos should be tuned twice each year. However you should have your piano tuned as often as you feel it is needed. Concert pianos are tuned before every performance and recording studios have their pianos tuned every couple of days.
You should tune your piano after it is moved, about two weeks after you turn the heat on in the winter and two weeks after you turn it off in the spring. A piano that is primarily a piece of furniture can go a whole year between tunings and a heavily used one should have it done quarterly.
What Do Manufacturers Say About Piano Tuning?
Steinway & Sons
“… no matter how expertly a piano is tuned, atmospheric variations and the nature of the piano’s construction constantly conspire to bring it off pitch.”
“… A piano should be tuned at least twice a year.”
“Complete piano service should include periodic regulation and voicing in addition to tuning…”
Baldwin Piano Company
“After the first year, a piano should be tuned at least twice each year thereafter…”