School of Piano Technology for the Blind

General Information

School of Piano Technology for the Blind
2510 East Evergreen Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98661-4323
(360) 693 1511

Brief Description

The School of Piano Technology for the Blind provides specialized quality education to blind and visually impaired individuals, leading to successful careers in piano technology. Graduates perform quality tuning, regulation, and repairs to working parts of both vertical and grand pianos. Many graduates start their own small businesses that serve the piano care requirements of their clients by regularly tuning and repairing their instruments.

The School of Piano Technology for the Blind is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The School is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to offer Federal Student Financial Aid. It is licensed to operate as a private shcool in the State of Washington.


Donald Mitchell, Director of Instruction,, 360 693 1511

Jeff Lann, Executive Director,, 360 693 1511

Services Offered

  • Library Services
    • Maintains braille, tape and print library of mostly technical materials. Has a scanner and computer with JAWS and speech output for accessibility to all print material.

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Offers a two-year training program for careers in piano service work as a tuner/technician.