Located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, we have been servicing pianos for almost 40 years. We specialize in piano tuning, service, and custom rebuilding.


About Us

Academy Piano Rebuilders provides service in your home in the Saskatoon area. Out of town tuning and servicing can be arranged. Company owner and piano technician is Billy Walker, an Associate Member of the Piano Technicians' Guild with 40 years experience in piano technology.

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. The shop has a large inventory of piano parts for immediate use, as well as access through piano supply houses for unusual components. Phone us at 306-244-0084 to book an appointment.

Billy Walker, Piano Tuner and Technician and owner of Academy Piano Rebuilders</p>

Piano Tuning & service

We service all makes and models of grand & upright pianos. Our services include:

  • Piano tuning, repair & regulation
  • Custom piano rebuilding
  • Key recovering service
  • Voicing
  • Piano appraisals and estimates
  • Piano repairs (some can be done on site: pedals, casters, minor action repairs)
  • Supply of benches
  • Installation of Dampchaser humidity systems
  • Player piano and pump organ restoration

A rebuilt Dominion upright piano

Rebuilt Pianos

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 and rescaling
  • soundboard restoration or replacement
  • bass and treble bridge work
  • trap & pedal work
  • structural work
  • new hammers and dampers
  • action and keybed work.

A rebuilt Baldwin concert grand



  • St. John's Music, Saskatoon, SK
  • City Hospital Foundation, Saskatoon, SK
  • College of Kinesiology, 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
  • Sharon Children's Homes & Schools, North Battleford, 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


Rebuilt Piano

Academy Piano Rebuilders Ltd.

219 11th St. E., Saskatoon, SK S7N 0E5 Canada 306-244-0084 Send an Email