James Sivel is a second generation Registered Piano Technician with the Piano Technicians Guild. This certification requires the technician to pass a series of 3 rigorous tests in front of a juried panel of Certified Testing Examiners.
Jim grew up in the business, apprenticed by his father, Richard F. Sivel, a registered technician himself. The young apprentice also worked for a prestigeous piano rebuilder and supplier to the industry for one year outside the family business and then spent the following three years as a road technician for a retail piano dealer. Tuning approximately 1000 pianos a year for the last 20 years, James is experienced as well as uniquely qualified.
Currently Jim services pianos in homes, schools, churches, and also concert work in local venues. A lifelong student of piano technology, Jim regularly attends technical programs and seminars to stay current in his trade. Jim’s services include tuning, repairs, action regulation, restorations, piano brokering, estimates, apprasials…all aspects of piano technology handled competently and professionally.
Jim would love to service your family’s piano for years to come!
Call for an appointment today at 610-462-5358.