Acoustic Keyboard Services

The Well Maintained Piano

A wholistic approach to realise the potential of your piano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Tunzi is an outstanding keyboard technician, educator and artist. His professional skills have led to his premier status in the field of general repair and upkeep, while his understanding of tunings and temperament (historical and modern) has meant that Paul Tunzi is in great demand by the finest professional players.

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Emeritus Professor David Tunley AM

Paul Tunzi is without a doubt one of Australia’s finest piano technicians. The standard of work on a range of keyboard instruments is second to none. He is certainly the most in demand piano technician in Perth, and is often flown around the country to prepare pianos for some of the finest pianists in the world.

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Associate Professor Graham Wood

Paul Tunzi is a special kind of piano technician. His understanding of the piano (in all of its many historical incarnations) is subtle and sophisticated; this is evidenced by his richly informed and consummate tuning skills, and by his formidable, insightful and faultless capacities as a piano technician.

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Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM

In his review of the album “Haydn: Arianna a Naxos” by Edwards and Lancaster, Roger Covell makes reference to Paul Tunzi’s work by saying: “The instrument Lancaster uses has been beautifully tuned and prepared”.

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Roger Covell, Sydney Morning Herald

Personally, I always feel a sense of relief knowing I’m about to perform on a piano that Paul Tunzi has prepared. I have only the utmost respect for someone who has so enriched our community over so many years. May there be many more!

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Caroline Badnall

Paul Tunzi’s wealth of knowledge and experience, training in the great piano ateliers of the world, and his gentle diplomacy when seeking professional advice guarantees instruments in his care are maintained to the highest international standards.

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Faith Maydwell & Anthony Maydwell

It’s rare to find a technician who understands the subtleties of voicing an instrument to match a hall’s acoustic, to match a player’s requirements and to bring out the best a piano has to offer. Perth offers both great venues and great pianos, beautifully prepared for performance thank to technicians like Paul Tunzi.

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Piers Lane AO

Paul Tunzi’s technical skill, empathy for musicians and their music and relentless curiosity and desire to constantly learn have earned him the highest professional respect from his peers and musicians from across the globe. He has a deep love of music and great respect for all those who participate in it.

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Evan Kennea

My instrument was perfectly prepared by Paul Tunzi who was able to listen to my wishes and requests and accomplished all of them even better than expected, if possible. I would love to always find excellent technicians such as Mr Tunzi during my tours.

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Maurizio Baglini

I cannot speak too highly of Paul Tunzi as piano technician.
To a significant extent, his skill, experience and pleasant manner have for years contributed to the success of innumerable recitals and concerto performances at venues around the city.

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Neville Cohn

It is a delight to find a Fazioli when I come to perform in Perth, and the instruments are always very well looked after by Paul Tunzi. I hope many more pianists in the future will discover the joy of playing a Fazioli, and that it will transform their interpretations.

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Angela Hewitt

I went straight to Paul Tunzi for help and advice in sourcing a suitable piano when planning the Crank Recording facility. Paul sourced and restored the Yamaha CFIII concert grand to impeccable playing order. Artists often remark on the piano’s ease of playability, evenness of touch and depth of tone.

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Appointed Technician to

Bösendorfer

Fazioli

Kawai

Paul McNulty

Steinway & Sons

Yamaha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuning

Tuning

Regular tuning will help maintain pitch stability and clarity

Voicing

Voicing

The art of creating dynamics, colour and the character of tone

Regulation

Regulation

Regulation is the adjustment of touch control

Specialisation

 

Specialist concert and recording acoustic keyboard technician

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Instruments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fazioli Appointment

"Fazioli are pleased to appoint Paul Tunzi as arist / technical liaison for the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition"

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Piano Selection

 

40 years of professional experience in consultancy, sourcing and selection of the suitable
piano for the needs of repertoire and acoustic requirements

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Services

Service

Beyond just tuning, a piano requires regular cleaning, lubricating, adjusting and servicing parts affected by use and environment

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Restore

Restore

Specialist restoration of pianos from repairs to full internal rebuilds

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Preserve

Preserve

Temperature and especially humidity are critical elements in the performance of any acoustic instrument

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Replace

Replace

If it is time to replace your piano or purchase your first instrument

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Education

 

Regular lectures at universities and schools educating and assisting
in the mechanical understanding of the piano

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Paul Tunzi Master Piano Technician

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