John Ruggero

Piano Tuning and Service

Highest level service for your piano

Serving Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Apex, the Triangle Area and Central NC

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About Me


I am a third generation piano technician with 15 years of professional experience. I service pianos of all types and provide complete service from tuning and voicing to rebuilding. If it's broken, I can fix it! I service most of Central NC including: Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Clayton, Fayetteville, Goldsboro and all of the Triangle Area.  

Some of my credentials and clients include:

-Registered Piano Technician

-I tune aurally! 

-Attended the Yamaha Performance Piano Seminar (October 2015)

-Completed a factory training seminar at Schimmel Piano Company in Germany

-Extensive experience servicing very fine European instruments including Bosendorfer, Bluthner, Bechstein, Fazioli, and many others. 

-Experienced in Steinway tone building and concert prep. 

-Served as a technician at  Ruggero Piano for more than 10 years.

-Extensive experience with all vintages of Steinway, Baldwin, Knabe and others. 

-Served as piano technician for Fazioli at the world pedagogy conference. 

-Served as tech on recording projects by major artists. 

-Current or former tech for:

Meredith College

Peace College

North Carolina State University

Cary School of Music

NC Ballet

Opera company of North Carolina

Carolina Theater

Halle Cultural Arts Center

NC Theater  

Theater in the Park

 and many churches, professional musicians, and teachers