Resources

We maintain the most complete list of piano teachers in the greater Olympia area. Visit our Olympia piano teacher page!

Olympia Music Teachers Association A great site to find a qualified piano teacher in ThurstonCounty.

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Great Music Links for Kids! Our own collection of educational and fun online resources for families.

Yale University Music 112 :Listening to Music Yale University’s most basic class offered by the music department. Professor Craig Wright is a dynamic and entertaining instructor. 23 free youtube lectures!

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Form a Piano Club! It is easy for piano playing to be a solitary hobby. Consider forming a monthly meet-up to take turns playing for each other. I discuss this in detail in my Blog. 

The Piano Book by Larry Fine has become one of the most influential references in the industry. With in-depth reviews of all pianos in production as well as information on buying and owning pianos. You can also check out the brand new Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer a bi-annual publication to keep you up to date on pianos and their prices!

Online Tuning Fork Check your piano against this virtual tuning fork!

Howard Piano Industries is one of the best online resource for the do-it-yourselfer. Wide range of parts and tools at very competitive prices. Also has do-it-yourself videos!

Tunelab has a shareware version of the famous professional quality piano tuning software. Use it to see how in tune (or out of tune!) your piano is!

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Piano Technicians Guild is the award-winning portal to a goldmine of piano related information.

Blue Book of PIanos publishes current list prices for new pianos.

Piano World home of the world famous piano forums. Another huge resource for piano owners and enthusiasts.


Piano Movers

Please refer to our web page on piano movers


Dealers

Yenney Music is Olympia’s oldest music store! Yenney’s carries a good selection of piano music and method books.

Skelley Piano Sales & Service is located in west Tacoma near Tacoma Community College. Dan Skelley is a respected piano technician who is an authorized dealer for Ritmüller and Pearl River pianos. Also has affordable pre-owned pianos.

Fandrich & Sons Pianos A true family run business, Fandrich & Sons is a unique business in the Northwest. In addition to affordable high-performance grand pianos they offer upright pianos with the exclusive Fandrich Vertical Action that plays like a grand. They also carry a line of high quality German instruments.

Clinton’s Music House is the Yamaha Dealer for the South Puget Sound area. Owned and Operated by Kip and Kurt Clinton, 3rd generation owners! Also has selection of affordable pre-owned pianos. Located in both Olympia and Downtown Tacoma.

Steinway Piano Gallery of Seattle is the Puget Sound’s exclusive dealer of new Steinway & Sons pianos.

Piano Builders NW is one of the Northwest’s most inovative rebuilders who also offers a line of affordable new and used pianos. Located in downtown Centralia.

Prosser Piano and Organ offers Baldwin, Estonia, Petrof, Mason & Hamlin, Young Chang, Nordiska, and Wyman pianos.

Classic Piano Exclusive Greater Seattle representatives for Bösenforfer, Schimmel, Yamaha, Charles R. Walter. Also showcasing a selection of Restored Steinway & Sons, Mason & Hamlin, and other famous brand names from the Golden Age of Piano Making.

Fir Tree Piano is owned by local piano technician, David Stocker.  He maintains a good supply of used pianos and is an expert piano mover.