James Connolly is a Registered Piano Technician with training from Steinway and Sons, Yamaha, and more than 25 years of experience. Clients include The Lobero Theater, The Music Academy of The West, The Granada Theater, Westmont College, The Santa Barbara Bowl, and Steinway’s Concert and Artist division.
As well as providing high quality tuning and repair for the home, concert stage, and recording studio he maintains a full piano rebuilding facility in downtown Santa Barbara known as The Piano Kitchen.
Jim is an active performing musician and is a member of the Piano Technicians Guild . The PTG certifies Registered Piano Technicians through a series of rigorous examination designed to test their skill in tuning, regulation and repair. Those capable of performing these tasks up to a recognized worldwide standard receive RPT certification.
Services include :