A.G. Piano & Violin

Piano Tuning & Restoration


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About Us

Andrew Gillispie and Julia Felix of A.G. Piano and Violin

Julia Lauren Felix

Julia Lauren Felix

Violin Maker

Julia Felix is a luthier and graduate of the North Bennet Street School’s Violin Making and Repair program, now living in Tenino, Washington. She currently has fine violins & violas for sale, and is available for violin repair and restoration in Western Washington. More information about Julia and her Violins can be found on her website: julialaurenfelix.com

Andrew Gillispie, RPT

Andrew Gillispie, RPT

Piano Technician

Andrew Gillispie is a PTG (Piano Technicians Guild) Registered Piano Technician and a graduate of the North Bennet Street School’s Piano Technology program. At the North Bennet Street School his final project was completely restoring a Steinway model A from 1905 for the Boston Public Library. After working at the Mason & Hamlin piano factory for a time and developing his skills there, building and adjusting the touch of pianos. He continued on to be the Lead Technician at the Yamaha dealership in Boston, working on many fine pianos such as Bösendorfer, August Förster, Steinway and Schimmel. Receiving concert training from Yamaha, he continued on Tuning and voicing for many performances in Boston. After working in Boston for a year he decided to settle his business in Tenino, Washington. He is available for piano tuning, piano repair, piano restoration, and piano moving services anywhere in Western Washington.
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Phone: (360) 264-9166

Our Standard Piano Tuning Rate is $180.00

Minor repairs are included with tuning (Sticky key, pedal adjustment, etc.)

Violin Repair and Restoration rates are based on a case by case basis. Evaluation is free and by appointment.

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Violin Services

Violin Services

We offer services in repair, restoration, and new instrument commissions.

All of our Violin, and Viola services are provided by local luthier, Julia Lauren Felix, a graduate of the North Bennet Street School’s Violin Making and Repair program in Boston, MA.

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Piano Services

Piano Services

We offer piano services in moving, tuning, voicing, repair, and restoration.

All of our Piano services are provided by local Piano Technician, Andrew Gillispie, RPT (Registered Piano Technician) a graduate of the North Bennet Street School’s Piano Tuning and Restoration program in Boston, MA. Andrew is also a registered member of the Piano Technicians Guild.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

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“I highly recommend Gillispie Piano Tuning & Restoration services to all who cherish their ivories and desire to receive the best possible services and support without spending a fortune.”

“Andrew did a great job completely retuning and raising the pitch of our piano to the proper level. He also made minor repairs to realign the strike of a hammer to fully resonate the string.”

“I highly recommend Gillispie Piano Tuning & Repair to anyone who wants a job well done with friendly, professional care.”

“Andrew came to tune my console piano last week! He was friendly, but professional, got right to the job, and completed the task of tuning for a reasonable rate.”

“Andrew did a wonderful job and was obviously very knowledgeable. My piano sounds wonderful and he provided me with information about how to improve the sound quality further.”

Couldn’t ask for better service! Andrew moved my piano into my new home, he was very polite, got the job done quickly and efficiently. He tuned my piano as well, and boy does it sound AMAZING.

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