Santa Barbara Piano Tuning & Service

 Professional Piano Tuning and Repairs
Charles Hudson is a Registered Piano Technician serving Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties with piano tuning, repair, and restoration. His clients include the Santa Barbara Bowl, the Music Academy of the West, CAMAUCSB Arts & Lectures, and Steinway’s Concert & Artist division. Charles received training in Advanced Piano Technology from the world-renowned North Bennet Street School in Boston, Massachusetts.


Registered Piano Technician
As a Registered Technician with the Piano Technician’s Guild, Charles has undergone extensive testing in aural piano tuning, as well as in repairs and regulation of upright and grand pianos. Having an RPT service your piano means that you can have confidence in the quality of the work performed, and also that your technician has made a commitment to high quality craftsmanship and fair practices.


Standard Piano Tuning:
Weekdays 8am-5pm: $180
Saturdays/Weekdays After-hours: $220
Sundays & Holidays: $250
Pitch Correction- $100
Repairs- $100/hr

Check out these time-lapse videos of some shop work! The first is part of the process of cleaning up some stained ivory keytops, and the second is a portion of a restringing of an upright piano. 

Contact Hudson Piano Services:

Charles offers the following Piano Services in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties:

Tuning   •   Action Regulation   •   Voicing   •   Repairs   •   Rebuilding   •   Appraisals   •   Humidity Control