About Mark

Piano Expert & Enthusiast in Northern Ireland

The Piano Doctor is a business run by Mark McKeown, offering professional piano tuning, piano repairs, action regulation and complete restoration services covering the whole of Northern Ireland.

Mark McKeown, BMus. DipPT. CPT.

Mark first began taking a keen interest in keyboard instruments at the age of 4 years old. Since then he has led a music-driven life, studying music all the way up to a Bachelor of Music degree. In the past Mark has sung and played with orchestras and he is trained in piano, keyboard, celeste, clarinet and saxophone, as well as orchestral conducting.

In addition to his training, he helped maintain the music department’s practice pianos (approximately 150 instruments in total). During his time at  university, he attended the Steinway factory, Steinway Hall and the Yamaha performers’ studio that are all based in New York; here he was given seminars by some of the leading piano technicians in North America. Since then Mark has revisited UWO as a guest lecturer.

In 2005 he moved to Canada to pursue training as a piano technician at The University of Western Ontario. Here he undertook the university’s Piano Technology Programme under the guidance of Don Stephenson – one of Canada’s leading piano technicians.

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Mark provides expert piano tuning, repairs, regulation and restoration services throughout Northern Ireland. His clients include: BBC N.I., BBC London, The Belfast Film Festival, Belfast City Hall, The City of Belfast School of Music, The Mac Theatre, The School of Creative Arts @ Magee College, Belfast Metropolitan College and The Hastings Hotel Group.  Mark also completes piano maintenance for many churches in the area including St. Anne’s Cathedral, Down Cathedral and Christ Church, Derry. He also provides expert help for a number of schools such as The Royal Belfast Academical Institution and the Methodist College Belfast; as well as being the piano technician for a number of institutions too.

Areas Mark specialises in are:

  • Tuning pianos
  • Action regulation
  • Piano repairs
  • Help and advice on buying a piano
  • Piano maintenance
  • Restoration
  • Assessments
  • Appraisals

Mark welcomes regular work and new customers. He is happy to offer help and advice on all areas of pianos, from which model and make is right for you, through to full piano restoration. Visit The Piano Doctor’s Facebook page for regular updates on what Mark is up to.

Thanks Mark. Piano sounded wonderful after you set it up and tuned it. Couldn’t be happier. Professional, courteous and friendly service. Five Stars.

Brendan O'Mahony

Great service, reliable and well priced, I would definitely recommend The Piano Doctor.

Danielle Jackson

The Piano Doctor offers a comprehensive piano repairs service, piano regulation service, piano tuning service and more. Mark is available for expert help and advice in Northern Ireland and counties Monaghan, Louth and Donegal. To arrange for your piano to be serviced by Mark contact The Piano Doctor by calling 028 9581 0310 or 07763 751 581.

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