The History of Koelle Piano

John Koelle began his piano career at an early age. John’s father was involved in guitar building and string repair. When he was just 12, John began learning the piano from a neighbor who happened to be a piano technician. After several years of both working on and playing piano, John finished his education, apprenticed for 2 years and started his business.

Koelle Piano was born in the north suburbs of Chicago and has now spanned over four decades. John’s wide-ranging clientel reads like a “Who’s Who” in America, including:

Mr. Koelle came from humble beginnings and grew his business with honesty, integrity, quality and last but not least, fair pricing. It did not matter to John if you were a Fortune 500 CEO who wanted a premium 7’ Steinway, or a parent wanting to purchase their child a starter piano for that first piano lesson, no job or person was too big or too small.

As technology evolved, so did Koelle Piano. For the last 15 years, Koelle has been able to expand his business well beyond the Midwest as a result of the Internet, national shipping discounts and other technology. A prospective customer can take comfort in knowing they can get the same top notch quality from Koelle Piano, wherever you live in the US.

In fact, Koelle Piano has also completed a number of projects for its International clients as well. Some of the countries include: Israel, China, Japan, England, and Russia.

If you are not in the Chicago metro area but are interested in purchasing or having the highest quality rebuild or refinish performed on your piano, Koelle Piano is an option for you.

If you are in the Chicago metro area, then you probably already know Koelle Piano and the man that has guaranteed his work for over 40 years.

Best sound and feel

Today's highest quality restorations continue to provide the integrity of old world craftsmanship as well as the best of today's knowledge and experience. With the evolution of the restoration process one standard that hasn’t changed. When all is finished: “How does it sound and how does it feel?”