Expertise in the Piano Industry

Billy Walker

Tuner & Technician

Billy Walker has been servicing and tuning pianos since 1979, and operating Academy Piano Rebuilders since 1981, with complete rebuilding facilities where he has rebuilt hundreds and repaired thousands of pianos, from small uprights to concert grands. He has tuned and serviced thousands of instruments in Saskatchewan. Billy is an Associate Member of the Piano Technicians' Guild.

Service in your home

Academy Piano Rebuilders provides service in your home or institution in the Saskatoon area. Out of town tuning and servicing can also be arranged. Our shop has a large inventory of piano parts for immediate use, as well as access through piano supply houses for unusual components. To book a service call, please phone 306-244-0084.

Custom Rebuilding

Pianos are restored to maximize their touch, tone and durability as high quality musical instruments. Our in-shop piano rebuilding is approached on a case by case basis, but generally consists of: oversize pinning or pinblock replacement, complete restringing & rescaling, soundboard restoration or replacement, bass & treble bridge work, trap & pedal work, structural work, new hammers & dampers, action & keybed work.


We service all piano makes and models.
Some of our services include:

Piano tuning, repair & regulation
Piano appraisals and estimates
Key recovering service
Supply of benches
Player piano repair & restoration
Piano pedals, casters, action repairs
Installation of Dampp-chaser humidity systems