The list below is compiled by the Piano Technicians Guild as a public service and based on information provided by each training program. PTG does not endorse or certify training programs. The RPT designation identifies a member of the Piano Technicians Guild who has passed a series of exams covering tuning, repair, and regulation skills along with general piano knowledge. Besides the opportunities listed below, you may also want to check with local music stores, local colleges and universities and local piano technicians for classes, workshops and apprenticeships.

Full-time Courses

North Bennet Street School
150 North St
Boston, MA 02109

North Texas School of Piano Technology
Fort Worth, TX
Contact: Dave Conte, RPT
Comprehensive training in piano tuning, service and rebuilding. 

Oscar-Walcker-Schule Ludwigsburg, Germany
Meisterschule für Klavier- und Cembalobau - Master Piano Builder Program

Römerhügelweg 53, D-71636
Ludwigsburg, Germany
Tel: 07141 - 44 99 100, Fax: 07141 - 44 49 199

Correspondence Courses

American School of Piano Tuning
17070 John Telfer Drive, Dept. PTG
Morgan Hill, CA  95037
Contact: G. Borgnino

Piano Technician Academy
1941 W. Guadalupe Rd. Ste,115
Mesa, AZ 85202
Contact: Michael Stillwell

Randy Potter School of Piano Technology
61592 Orion Dr
Bend, OR 97702
541-382-5400 (fax)
Contact: Randy Potter, RPT

The Butler School of Piano Technology
3262 Superior Lane
Bowie, Maryland 20015
Contact: Rick Butler, RPT

Escuela de Tecnologia Pianistica de Buenos Aires
Belgrano 919 
1642 San Isidro 
Buenos Aires Argentina 
Tel: +5411-4747-5661 
Fax: +5411-4742-0580 
Contact: Prof.Hugo Landolfi

Part-Time and Individualized Programs

Curso Presencial de Afinación de Pianos – Schultispianos
Gascón 648, CABA (1181) – Argentina
54 11 48657563
Contact name: Juan Alberto Schultis, RPT
Classroom training, one day a week for four months.

Dante Piano Service Corp.
2294 Locust Ave, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Contact: Richard Dante, RPT

Jim Geiger, RPT
Waco, TX

Minnesota School of Piano Technology
PO Box 10806
St. Paul, MN  55110
Contact: Gregg Gavin, RPT
Classroom and individual instruction available.

Mr. Tuner Piano Technician School
Montreal, QC, CANADA
Contact: Mark Cerisano, RPT, Mech.Eng.
Classroom and individual instruction available. Various locations in Canada.
Real-time online instruction over Skype and Google Hangout.

New York School of Piano Tuning, Service & Repair
42-24 Orchard St. #4B
Long Island City, NY 11101

Piano Service Enterprise School of Piano Technology
70 Ola St., Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-4035 or 706-491-6944 (Cell)
Contact:  Clarence Zeches, RPT
Classroom and individual instruction available.

Advanced Training

Florida State University College of Music
Master of Arts Program in Piano Technology

122 N. Copeland Avenue 
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1180 
Phone: 850-644-6102 (Admissions)

Oberlin College & Conservatory
Artist Diploma in Piano Technology

77 West College Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
Phone:  440-775-8275
Contact: John Cavanaugh, RPT

"G" Piano Works
9345 N.W. Sargent Road
Gales Creek, OR  97117
Contact: Joe Garrett, RPT
Individual instruction.

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