About Gavin Piano Service St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota


Gregory Gavin is a registered piano technician (RPT) and holds a craftsman-level membership in the Piano Technicians Guild. He has been tuning and repairing pianos in the Twin Cities metro area for over 30 years.
He is a native of Saint Paul, attended Cretin High School, and holds degrees in music and philosophy from the University of St. Thomas. He studied music with a member of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and a member of the Minnesota Orchestra for six years. He holds a certificate from the University of Minnesota's McPhail Center for the Arts in piano tuning and repair, has been a piano technician since 1981, and has offered piano technician training since 1987.
Mr. Gavin has worked with the Twin Cities' finest piano technicians. He has tuned pianos for Interlochen National Music Camp in Michigan; members of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Minnesota Orchestra, and the Minnesota Opera Company; many celebrity performers at the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis; and various recording studios and local schools.
Gavin Piano Services
Piano Tuning and Repair
Serving The Twin Cities Metro
Our Products Include:
  • Piano accessories
  • Humidity control systems
  • Piano tuning classes
  • Replacement parts
  • Used pianos
Previously, he owned and operated Gavin Piano, Inc., a new and used piano retail store, piano supply shop, and piano instruction studio. He currently operates a new and used retail store in the Twin Cities metro area of Minnesota and tunes and repairs pianos. He was the number-one salesman in the world for two consecutive years, for the Piano Life Saver humidity control system by Dampp-Chaser Corporation. Gavin teaches piano tuning and repair at the Minnesota School of Piano Technology. He is an excellent educator, creating a friendly, open atmosphere in his classrooms.