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charlottesville piano – and we serve the richmond area
as well

Whitesel Charlottesville Piano

For 117 years and through 3 generations in the same family, Whitesel Charlottesville Piano is truly Virginia's most experienced full-service piano store. We service the Richmond, Virginia and Tidewater areas.


We are Virginia's oldest piano retailer, and one of Virginia's largest volume piano movers, and offer both long-term and short-term climate-controlled storage. We restore Steinway & Sons and other fine brands of grand pianos. Repair and refurbishing services are available. We offer piano tuning services as well.

We offer the best pre-owned grand, studio, and console pianos. Steinway & Sons, Yamaha, Mason & Hamlin, Story & Clark, Bechstein, Young Chang, Kawai, Hallet Davis, Schulze Pollmann, Pearl River, Boston, Sohmer, Samick, and our own brand - Norman Whitesel & Co. Each piano includes free delivery, one in-home tuning, a warranty from 1-to-5 years, and 100% trade-up value guaranteed for 5 years.


A Century of Craftsmanship

Restoration expert Tom Shaw, who installs and regulates the actions and dampers in our rebuilt pianos and tunes and voices these pianos personally, is a third-generation piano rebuilder, tuner and technician. He brings more than a hundred years of rebuilding experience handed down to him by his father and grandfather before him. Tom’s reputation as a master rebuilder has earned him an international clientele of celebrities and piano aficionados.


For information call: 434-296-8886


Showroom location:  634 Rio Rd W, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Showroom Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Other times by appointment.


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