North College Park
South Lake Union
Pike Place Market
Outlying Areas on Request
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Speaks Japanese & Spanish
GINNY BEAR, RPT, piano tuner and technician, offers on-site piano tuning, repair, and regulation in the Seattle, Washington area. Her hybrid tuning technique uses traditional ear tuning methods combined with an electronic tuning device. She has worked on pianos ranging from Acrosonics to Wurlitzers, from spinets to concert grands, and she enjoys the great variety of pianos that have been crafted in the over 300 years of their existence.
Registered Piano Technician, Piano
Randy Potter School of Piano Technology, and the
Steve Brady Apprenticeship Program
Active musician; member
Orchestra, Orchestra Seattle, and
Seattle Central Community College Jazz Orchestra
Blog May 2013
For the sixth time, I have returned to
Michigan to tune pianos during the summer at Interlochen Arts Camp
(see more info in the Archives). I will be back July 15th.
I enjoy Interlochen for many reasons, but one of the top reasons is
being able to work closely with five other piano technicians, the
natural result of having several hundred pianos in one place!
While I am gone, I will still be accessible by
voicemail and e-mail. For those
who need piano service before my return on July 15th, I am pleased
to recommend again Robert Samuelson, Registered Piano Technician. Call
him at 206-325-1752, or contact him by
Buying a Used Piano?
Thinking about buying a piano privately (like on Craig's List)?
Save yourself from the disappointment of a piano that's untunable or has
expensive problems. I'll do a purchase evaluation for $60. This could also apply to a used piano in
a piano shop. Save yourself some money/disappointment in the long
Piano technicians do not often offer discounts, but Bear Piano
Services does: the Neighborhood Discount. Two or more
pianos tuned the same day in the same neighborhood qualify you for a
$10 discount. Call with dates that will work for you and your
neighbors, and I will find a date that works for us all.
425-765-3514 or 206-406-5576
(both go to the same place,
if one number is long distance
for you, try the other one)
Mason & Hamlin
Kohler & Campbell
Kranich & Bach
Story & Clark
Semi-Concert or Half-Concert Grand
Parlor or Living Room Grand
Yes, I accept