Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

Repair percussion, stringed, reed, or wind instruments. May specialize in one area, such as piano tuning.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Integrity * Persistence * Independence * Achievement/Effort * Initiative * Analytical Thinking * Adaptability/Flexibility * Self Control

Representative Tasks * Play instruments to evaluate their sound quality and to locate any defects. * Disassemble instruments and parts for repair and adjustment. * Adjust string tensions to tune instruments, using hand tools and electronic tuning devices.


Retail Trade, Other Services (Except Public Administration),

Job Family Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

Sample Job Titles Accordion Repairer, Accordion Tuner, Band Instrument Repairer, Banjo Repair Person, Banjo Repairer, Bow Rehairer, Brass and Wind Instrument Repairer, Brass Instrument Repair Technician, Chip Tuner, Fabrication Technician, Fretted Instrument Repairer, Fretted String Instrument Repairer, Guitar Inspector, Guitar Repairer, Guitar Technician, Harp Regulator, Instrument Builder, Instrument Repair Technician, Keyboard Instrument Repairer, Keyboard Instrument Tuner, Luthier, Mandolin Repair Person, Mandolin Repairer, Metal Reed Tuner, Musical Instrument Mechanic, Organ Fixer, Organ Installer, Organ Pipe Voicer, Organ Preservationist, Organ Tuner, Percussion Instrument Repairer, Percussion Instrument Tuner, Piano Mechanic, Piano Mechanic Apprentice, Piano Regulator, Piano Regulator-Inspector, Piano Technician, Piano Tuner, Piccolo Mechanic, Pipe Organ Installer, Pipe Organ Mechanic, Pipe Organ Mechanic Apprentice, Pipe Organ Technician, Pipe Organ Tuner and Repairer, Player Piano Technician, Reed or Wind Instrument Repairer, Reed or Wind Instrument Tuner, Stringed Instrument Repairer, Stringed Instrument Tuner, Tone Regulator, Tuner, Violin Mechanic, Violin Repairer, Voicer.