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About me

I am a Registered Piano Technician in the Piano Technicians Guild, servicing pianos in the Sacramento area since 1984. I have tuned for Abbey Simon, NRBQ, Chick CoreaB.B. King, Stan Getz, Bobby Hutcherson, Dave Brubeck, Smokey Robinson,  Marcus Roberts, Barry ManilowChantal KreviazukTori Amos,  Jessica Williams, David Lanz, Holly Near, Johnny Cash, George Benson, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Roberta Flack, Jason Mraz, Morissey,  David BenoitDavid Foster, and many other artists, including Sacramento greats Joe GilmanMarkus Burger, Brenda Tom, Anton BarbeauTom PeronMat Marucci, and Jim Martinez.
I have tuned at the Community Center Theater, Memorial Auditorium, Cache Creek Casino, The Bob Hope Fox Theatre, ARCO Arena, the Mondavi Center, and the Crest Theater. I am associated with institutions including UC Davis,  Gordon’s Music & Sound, Skip’s Music,  Music Exchange, Sacramento City College, Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College, and Sierra College. For twelve years, I serviced the pianos for the Sacramento City Unified School District. For eighteen years, I tuned pianos for Larrick Piano.

I have trained at the Yamaha Little Red Schoolhouse. I specialize in servicing the Yamaha Disklavier player piano, for which I am factory-trained.

I have many years working with MIDI-based systems. I can set up and troubleshoot computer MIDI interfaces, keyboards, and music software.

You can reach me at 916-215-9921 or by email.



1. dave graves - December 16, 2008

Heya Mark: Isn’t it funny — i was looking for Jon Dichter’s #, and googled, and came across your comment about him tuning for Andre Watts.

Looks like you deleted that old blog.


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