Education/Training

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.

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Full-time Courses

North Bennet Street School
150 North St
Boston, MA 02109
617-227-0155
admissions@nbss.edu
www.nbss.edu

School of Piano Tuning & Technology for the Blind 
2510 E Evergreen Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98661-4323
Phone: 360-693-1511
Fax:  360-693-6891 
info@pianotuningschool.org
www.pianotuningschool.org
www.facebook.com/pages/School-of-Piano-Technology-for-the-Blind
Contact: Don Mitchell, RPT

University of Western Ontario
Piano Technology Program
Don Wright Faculty of Music
London, ON, Canada N6A 3K7
519-661-3497
519-661-3531 (fax)
pianotech@uwo.ca
www.pianotech.uwo.ca

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
www.ows-lb.de/

Correspondence Courses

American School of Piano Tuning
17070 John Telfer Drive, Dept. PTG
Morgan Hill, CA  95037
800-497-9793
www.piano-tuning.com
Contact: G. Borgnino

Piano Technician Academy
415 W Southern Ave Suite 107
Tempe, AZ 85282
480-779-8782
Michael@PianoTechnicianAcademy.com
www.pianotechnicianacademy.com
www.facebook.com/ThePianoTechnicianAcademy
Contact: Michael Stillwell

Randy Potter School of Piano Technology
61592 Orion Dr
Bend, OR 97702
541-382-5411
541-382-5400 (fax)
randy@pianotuning.com
www.pianotuning.com
Contact: Randy Potter, RPT

The Butler School of Piano Technology
3262 Superior Lane
Bowie, Maryland 20015
240-396-7480
rickbutler@thebutlerschool.org
www.thebutlerschool.org
Contact: Rick Butler, RPT

Escuela de Tecnologia Pianistica de Buenos Aires
(Spanish)
Belgrano 919 
1642 San Isidro 
Buenos Aires Argentina 
Tel: +5411-4747-5661 
Fax: +5411-4742-0580 
escuela@tecnopiano.com
www.tecnopiano.com 
Contact: Prof.Hugo Landolfi

Part-Time and Indivdualized Programs

Larry Crabb School of Piano Technology
4299 Hugh Howell Rd
Tucker, GA 30084-4704
770-491-1432
770-908-2331 (fax)
pianoschool@lbcrabbpiano.com
www.lbcrabbpiano.com  
Contact: Larry Crabb, RPT

Curso Presencial de Afinación de Pianos – Schultispianos
Gascón 648, CABA (1181) – Argentina
54 11 48657563
info@schultispianos.com.ar
http://www.schultispianos.com.ar/curso.html
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
631-588-6446
rvdante@optonline.net
Contact: Richard Dante, Sr., RPT

Jim Geiger, RPT
Waco, TX
254-756-2976

Minnesota School of Piano Technology
PO Box 10806
St. Paul, MN  55110
651-644-3111
www.mnschoolofpianotech.com
Contact: Gregg Gavin, RPT
Classroom and individual instruction available.

Mr. Tuner Piano Technician School
Montreal, QC, CANADA
1-866-MRTUNER(678-8637)
514-771-8666
mark@howtotunepianos.com
howtotunepianos.com
Contact: Mark Cerisano, RPT, Mech.Eng.
Classroom and individual instruction available. Various locations in Canada.
Real-time online instruction over Skype and Google Hangout.

Piano Service Enterprise School of Piano Technology
70 Ola St., Toccoa, GA 30577
706-886-4035 or 706-491-6944 (Cell)
czeches@windstream.net
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: 850-645-7873 
agaree@fsu.edu
www.music.fsu.edu/Areas-of-Study/Piano-Technology
Contact: Anne Garee, RPT

Oberlin College & Conservatory
Artist Diploma in Piano Technology

77 West College Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
Phone:  440-775-8275

http://new.oberlin.edu/conservatory/departments/piano-technology/index.dot
Contact: John Cavanaugh, RPT

"G" Piano Works
9345 N.W. Sargent Road
Gales Creek, OR  97117
503-357-4713
Contact: Joe Garrett, RPT
Individual instruction.

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