Gavin Piano Services | About Greg Gavin


Gregory Gavin is a registered piano technician 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 both the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra, many celebrity performers at the Target Center in Downtown Minneapolis, as well as various recording studios and local schools.

He currently operates a new and used retail store in downtown White Bear Lake, Minnesota and tunes and repairs pianos. Gavin teaches piano tuning and repair at the Minnesota School of Piano Technology. He is an excellent educator, and he creates a friendly, open atmosphere in his classrooms.