Why Piano Technicians
Are Booked Months
(And in Some Cases, Years)
In Advance.

 Blog Post:  June 4, 2018

Q: How many pianos exist in the world?

A: Tens upon tens of millions.

Q: How many piano technicians / tuners exist in the world to service them?

A: Not enough.

As this blog post is being written, I had to reread the title a few times, just to let it sink in. '... booked, years in advance.' At first, you're wondering, "who or what is so important, and so necessary, that I have to set an appointment, as soon as I can, just to get my piano serviced?"

If this statement is so unbelievable, try to book an appointment at this this fulfillment center to tour, in United States, by this year.

Great institutions require great responsibility... and people who are actually available, to run them.  

The Piano Technicians Guild (PTG) in North America, in 2018, currently services over 6,000 members. Some are active in the trade, while others are not. Add in a few thousand more, who work independently outside of the organization. Let's be generous and say, 10,000 total.

Europe has over 5,000 piano technicians.

South America, Australia, and Asia combined, adds another 5,000.

This is close to >20,000 piano technicians in the world, who are on call, ready to travel, and who can be called on at any moment to come and service your piano (or at least to tune it, properly). [Advertisement reads; 'Have tuning fork, tuning hammer and mutes. Will travel'].

It would not be a stretch of the imagination, nor a stretch of the truth, if most piano technicians, who have been tuning pianos with little to no advertising, and who have worked in the trade for over >10 years have clients numbering into the thousands.

They may or may not be qualified at what they do. They may or may not have a strong, satisfied clientele. They may or may not like you. And you may not like them, either (but they are very likeable, from my experience. Think patient person = kind person).

But the truth remains: Piano tuners and piano technicians are in high demand, and in short supply (not on patience, as you'll come to find out).

Good ones are in even higher demand.

And great ones are almost always booked solid.

The bottom line is - and truth be told: Piano technicians are in short supply, so book ALL of your appointments early, and often.

Contact Us To Set An Appointment.



SUBSCRIBE TO OUR FREE EZINE:

Support our site at no cost to you. Make your Amazon purchases by clicking through this link, here.


Learn to Play the Piano -- Click Here!


Search Our Website:
Bing


"How Much Is
MY PIANO Worth?"

(click here)

PIANIST Magazine December 2018 & January 2019 Issue 105

Subscribe to Our
FREE E-zine

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Total Piano Care E-zine.

PRE-OWNED

YAMAHA S-Series

HANDCRAFTED PIANOS

FOR SALE


FREE TRIAL
ACTIVATION


Genuine Leather

Micro-Adjustable

ARTIST BENCH

ONLY $239.99

FREE SHIPPING

GENUINE LEATHER Adjustable Artist Piano Bench --- CLICK HERE

Piano Buyer.com

Read the 2018

Spring Issue


How Serious Are You
About Learning the Piano?
(click below)


Are you a piano tuner or piano technician?

Clients are searching for your services, here.