About

Michael S. Chung has been the head technician at Pickle Piano Company since 1994.  In addition, he maintains, tunes, and repairs pianos for the Chicago School District 54. He works closely with Renner USA, having recently completed their Grand Piano Action Master course at the Renner Academy in Phoenix, Arizona.

His specialties include action work/restoration, custom rebuilding, action regulation, repair, and hammer replacement using the finest quality hammers (Abel, Renner & Steinway).  He also provides tuning, pitch-raising, and fine custom tuning (A=440 Hz & A=442 Hz).

As a tone regulating specialist, Michael also performs detailed hammer voicing, a nuanced skill that adds depth and color to the tone of the instrument.

He is a sought after by concert pianists and piano professors because of his unique ability to create an exquisite tone.

Michael holds a Master in Music degree from Busan National University and certification from the Piano Technical Institute of South Korea.  He is an active member of the Piano Technicians Guild.

Michael provides full service to Chicago and all surrounding suburbs.

Our Services

We're passionate about providing high-quality service that we, and our clients, are very proud of.

Contact us
    Call Michael at (847) 912-8322 to schedule a consultation.

Restoration and Rebuilding

New Action (hammer, shanks, flanges, wippens, repetition, and back action)
New Pin Block
New Strings
New Dampers
Restoration/Replacement of Soundboard
Refinishing of Cabinet
Restoration of Bridge
New Key Surface

Tuning

Aural Tuning
Accu-Tuner Tuning

Voicing

Action Regulating

Grand Piano
Upright Piano
Damper Regulating

Maintenance

Reconditioning
Cleaning
String Treatment
Tuning Pin Treatment
Hammer Filing
Key Rebushing

Action Rebuilding

Basic
Concert
Custom

Climate Control

Dampp-Chaser Installation

Refinishing

Appraisal

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Location

Seven Octave Piano
136 Scully Drive
Schaumburg IL 60193

Say Hello

Email: michael@sevenoctavepiano.com
Phone: (847) 912-8322

Interested in Piano Lessons?

MTNA member Hyun G. Chung has 30+ years of teaching experience. For more information, contact her at: hyunpiano88@gmail.com