Academy Piano Rebuilders
Celebrating 40 years of Piano Service
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Grands & Uprights
Located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, we have been servicing pianos for 40 years. We specialize in piano tuning, service,
& custom rebuilding.
Players, pump organs, transposers
We restore player pianos, pump organs and transposing pianos. We also repair smaller instruments such hammered dulcimers.
Rescaling and restringing, soundboard and bridge work, pinblock replacement or oversize pinning, new hammers and dampers, regulation.
Expertise in the Piano Industry
Company owner and piano technician is Billy Walker, an Associate Member of the Piano Technicians' Guild with more than 40 years experience in piano technology.
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.
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
- City Hospital Foundation, Saskatoon, SK
- New Beginnings Assembly, Saskatoon, SK
- McClure Place Residents' Association, Saskatoon, SK
- Mount Royal Seventh Day Adventist Church, Saskatoon, SK
- Parkridge Centre, Saskatoon, SK
- Unitarian Congregation, Saskatoon, SK
- Biggar Museum and Gallery, Biggar, SK
- Gruenthal Church, Gruenthal, SK
- The Better Good, Saskatoon, SK
- St. John's Anglican Church, Saskatoon, SK
- Renee DeMoissac, Pianist, Saskatoon, SK
- Josslyn Meyeres, Music Teacher, British Columbia
- Lisa Little, Music Teacher, Saskatoon, SK
- Elaine Muth, Music Teacher, Saskatoon, SK
- Irene Lacoursiere, Music Teacher, Saskatoon, SK
- Nicole Muller, Music Teacher, Saskatoon, SK
- Martin Janovsky, Music Teacher, Saskatoon, SK
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