Join PTG

The Piano Technicians Guild is the world's largest nonprofit organization serving piano tuners, technicians, and craftspersons. PTG’s mission is to promote the highest possible standards of piano service by providing members with opportunities for professional development, by recognizing technical competence through examinations and by advancing the interests of its members. PTG sponsors meetings, seminars, workshops and conventions, and publishes a monthly technical magazine, the Piano Technicians Journal, which features a wealth of technical information ranging from useful hints to in-depth instruction on tuning, repairing and rebuilding. PTG members can also earn the Registered Piano Technician (RPT) accreditation through examination.

As a member, you’ll receive timely information on piano manufacturing, technology, and servicing techniques. You’ll be able to communicate with other professionals who share your interests, and you will be eligible for discounted member-only rates for PTG business aids, merchandise, events and programs. You will also have access to business insurance programs and discounts on credit card processing, car rentals, magazine subscriptions and other products.


Applications can be submitted online or by mail. Send your completed application along with a non-refundable fee of $75 to the address on the application. Annual dues are $348 for 2024, and are pro-rated based on the month you join. You will receive an invoice once your application is processed.

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Thank you for your interest in the Piano Technicians Guild (PTG). Membership is open to all individuals 18 years of age or over with a professional or avocational interest in piano technology. As a member, you must also be a member of a chapter in your area unless you are applying for international membership. To qualify for international status, your primary address must be outside the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and you have no access to a local chapter of PTG. There are no examination requirements to become a member.

Instructions for Applicant:

  1. Complete the online application and submit it with a $75 application fee to the Piano Technicians Guild. The application fee is not a part of your annual membership dues and is non-refundable. You will receive an invoice for your pro-rated annual dues once your application is processed. You have thirty (30) days from the time of to pay your dues, or you will need to reapply. Your local chapter will also receive a copy of your application. 
  2. Upon payment of your pro-rated dues, your membership will be activated, and you will receive full benefits of PTG membership. Your local chapter will inform you separately of the amount, if any, you owe for local chapter dues. If you have questions, please contact Member Services at 913-432-9975 or

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