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One of the best things about servicing pianos in the Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge regions (and points nearby) is the opportunity to be part of a larger community of people who appreciate the piano’s beauty as an instrument, and entrust it to our care and attention. We hope these stories help build on that sense of community. Please, check back now and then as we add more posts to share.

What’s an A440 Pitch Raise?

What’s an A440 Pitch Raise?

When I think of the importance of tuning a piano to A440 (also known as Stuttgart pitch) two things come to mind: First, is the history — A440 is the musical pitch that corresponds to the frequency of 440Hz as a tuning standard for notes of A above middle C. It was...

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Happy retirement, Paul!

Happy retirement, Paul!

After a 40 year career, a fellow piano tuner from Kitchener has retired. I first met Paul in 2013. I had purchased a piano and when he came to tune it, he also inadvertently inspired my decision to pursue piano technology as a career. Paul was a talented piano tuner...

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