Music instrument tuner repair percussion, stringed, reed, or wind instruments. May specialize in one area, such as piano tuning.
Musical repair tuners are experts at assessing the instrument’s problems, and recommending a realistic repair based on the age, condition, and quality of a specific instrument. They fix all types of instruments, and often teach the customers on how to take care of these. Their daily tasks include musical instrument repair, playing instruments to evaluate the sound quality, adjust the string tensions, use tools to assemble, and disassemble the instruments, repair and replace the parts of the musical instruments such as strings, felts, and keys.
To pusue a career as musical instrument repair technician, candidates have to complete their High School Diploma with associate’s degree and work experience in the related skill. Besides that, they must have good technology skills and know how to use softwares like Veritune, Verituner, Katsura Shareware, Tunic Only Pure etc. Also, the candidate must have good knowledge of customer and personal service, fine arts such as techniques required to compose, perform works of music and dance, machine and tools, with good english communication skills,
To become a successful musical instrument tuner, one must have the ability to detect the sounds that vary in pitch and loudness, keep your hand movement flexible, ability to focus on a single sound source etc. Some musical instrument tuners jobs are- Banjo repair person, Guitar repairer, Stringed Instrument Repairer, Luthier.
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