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Standard Tunings

Current Weekday Piano Tuning Prices:

$100 in Manhattan up to 145th Street
$110 paying by check

$10-20 extra for travel expenses above 145th St.

$15 additional on weekends and after 6 pm on weekdays

Double Tunings   $35

When a piano has not been tuned regularly, it may require two tunings. I offer a DOUBLE TUNING which means two tunings on the same visit to get it up to standard pitch—basically, a pitch raise and a tuning. I do this in recording studios, where the piano is flat and needs to be perfect. For and extra $35, I’m running over your piano one more time.

Commercial Tunings

These rates are based on frequency. Please contact me to discuss prices. Group Rates: Discounts for more than one tuning at the same location.

General Repairs

Dampers, strings, hammers and all action repairs, pedals, re-finishing, new key tops. Pricing will vary with the make and style of piano. Call for estimate.

Gift Certificates

Certificate good for “One Hour with the Happy Piano Tuner” Birthdays, Hanukkah, Christmas, Julliard Acceptance, etc. Call for more info.

Maintenance Packages

Wish you had a new piano? Maintenance procedures can create a vast improvement to your piano, using existing parts.

Upright Maintenance Package
Shape hammers, voice hammers, restore keys to original depth, regulate lost motion and key play, tighten all flanges, adjust pedals/new felt, clean keys, lubricate flanges.

Grand Maintenance Package$170-$210: Shape hammers, voice hammers, restore keys to original depth, re-glue loose hammer heads, regulate lost motion and key play, align hammers to strings, adjust pedals/new felt, clean keys, lubricate flanges.

Other Services

Installation of Dampp-Chaser Climate System (to counteract changes in temperature and humidity)—varies according to size of the piano. Please call for estimate.


Recommendations for movers and piano teachers.

Preparing for the tuning

TELL ME before I come about necessary repairs, like broken strings or pedal problems, so that I can allow extra time and come prepared.

Has it been a long since your last tuning?

And please clear the top of the piano!

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