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.

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Full-time Courses

North Bennet Street School
150 North Bennet St
Boston, MA 02109
617-227-0155
617-227-9292 (fax)
admissions@nbss.org
www.nbss.org

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
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

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

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@mrtuner.com
mrtuner.com
Contact: Mark Cerisano, RPT, Mech.Eng.
Classroom and individual instruction available.

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

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

"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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