Hi, I’m Vince. Wherever I am, wherever I’m going, music is my North Star. It all started with playing a broom while singing and dancing to the American Band Stand TV show in my San Francisco living room. While the instruments became more formal, my love of music grew. As did my love for the piano, a 19th century marvel that remains relevant and “app worthy“ in the 21st century.
Piano Tuner/Technician Experience
Apollo Music & Arts
We secured a Yamaha piano dealership for Northern California and opened our school of music and music store in downtown Chico in 2017. With two other tuner/technicians handling much of the day-to-day shop and store work, I’m now able split my time between my homes in Chico and San Francisco.
Why I Love Servicing Pianos
Three decades of performing rock, metal, and opera, combined with tuning countless pianos, have made me acutely aware of sounds and acoustics. This aspect of working with live instruments is extremely important to me. The sounds vibrate molecules in the air, our bodies, and surrounding surfaces, causing a visceral reaction. It's this organic action and reaction which drives me to continue servicing, selling, and rebuilding acoustic pianos, with and without technology.