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piano movers richmond, va

How Much Will My Piano Move Cost?

That depends on the type of piano, mileage, and other factors.

Piano moves start at $349.00.

All rates quoted are door-to-door insured. See photos, below, to identify your piano and the base price.


Mileage: add $1/mile round trip if more than 25 miles beyond the our local territories of DC Metro, Richmond, Charlottesville, and Harrisonburg.


Stair steps numbering 6 or more in a row: $50 per flight – add $100 if an extra mover is needed.


Around the house over grass: $50 for smaller pianos, $150 for grand pianos and vertical grand pianos


Elevator service:  $50 over 7 floors.


Long distance moves of 4 hours or more with 2 movers is billed at $140/hr. See the maps link for billable hours adding 1 hour at each location for packing and unpacking.


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Digital Pianos   $349

Cabinet Grand 50" - 56"  $449

Spinet  36 - 40"  $349

Square Grand  $549

Console 40" - 44"  $349

Studio 45" - 52"  $349

Grand 5' - 6'8"  $449

Concert Grand 7' - 9'  $549

For 116 years and through 3 generations in the same family, Whitesel Charlottesville Piano Moving has safely moved thousands of pianos. Richmond Virginia and the nearby suburbs of Midlothian, Chesterfield, Glen Allen, Mechanicsville, Bon Air, Short Pump and more are within our local territory. 


Your upright piano is being moved from Richmond, Virginia to Fredericksburg, Virginia, only 4 steps at each location –

Base cost upright: $349.00
Mileage = 100 or $100.00
Total cost: $449.00



Your baby grand piano is being moved locally in Richmond, Charlottesville, or Northern Virginia DC Metro area. There are 6 porch steps at one location.

Base cost grand piano: $449.00
1 flight of 6 steps: $50.00
Total cost: $499.00



For local moves, usually 10 days notice is sufficient. For regional moves, please book your move at least three weeks in advance.


Local, Regional, National

We can move your piano anywhere in the world! We move pianos locally and regionally using our own truck and our own professional moving staff. Our territory goes from southern New Jersey south to Columbia, SC, and west to eastern KY. For moves outside our region, we use our store as a pick-up or delivery point for cross-country movers that specialize in pianos only including Walter Piano Transport and Keyboard Carriage.


Whitesel Charlottesville Piano Company 

634 Rio Road W  Charlottesville, VA 22901
434.296.8886  Fax 434-296-8890

Harrisonburg Piano & Organ Showroom

1890 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


The VCU Department of Music
Virginia Commonwealth University has a robust music department offering degrees in Music Performance and Music Education. “Students in the VCUarts Department of Music pursue studies as music educators, instrumental and vocal soloists, opera singers, chamber musicians and more” cites their web site. Their concert series is unparalleled and includes instrumental, opera, and piano performances. See:

The Richmond Symphony
“Founded in 1957, the Richmond Symphony is the largest performing arts organization in Central Virginia. The organization includes an orchestra of more than 70 professional musicians, the 150-voice Richmond Symphony Chorus and more than 260 students in the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra programs.” To learn more about this fine organization or to contribute to their program, see:

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