North College Park
South Lake Union
Pike Place Market
Se habla español
Speaks Japanese & Spanish
GINNY BEAR, RPT, piano tuner and technician, offers on-site piano tuning and repair 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 over 300 years of their existence.
Registered Piano Technician,
Randy Potter School of Piano Technology, and the
Steve Brady Apprenticeship Program
Active musician; member
Orchestra, Orchestra Seattle, and Ensign Orchestra.
Blog: Piano Technician in the News
The Seattle Times recently printed a very nice article which I was featured in. See for yourself. There's a video too, a few paragraphs down, embedded in the first large article-related photograph; click and wait through the advertising message. It's short and shows me tuning and playing piano (plus some time with the others who are described in the article).
See Archives for previous Blog entries.
Buying a Used Piano?
Thinking about buying a piano on Craig's List (or elsewhere)?
Save yourself from the disappointment of a piano that's untunable or has
expensive problems. I'll do a purchase evaluation for $75. This could also apply to a used piano in
a piano shop. Save yourself some money/disappointment in the long
run! This deal does not appy to all pianos, give me a call and we'll see if it applies to the one you're considering.
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
Parlor or Living
Yes, I accept