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Louisville, Kentucky’s Premier Piano Center

Gist Piano Center  |  Trusted in Kentucky

Gist Piano Center
Trusted in Kentucky



Gist Piano Center

Today, Gist Piano Center operates a 14,000 square foot facility in Louisville 15 feet from its original Poplar Level and Watterson Expressway location. Within that two-story building, Gist provides piano tuning, moving, repair, refinish, restoration and rebuilding services – as well as a full retail sales space and a 70-seat recital facility.

In January of 2014, Ron Gist decided to pass his legacy on to a new generation. His son John, who spent his entire life growing up around the piano business, and John’s wife, Hannah, took over the company. 

With the help of John’s mother, Amanda, and some advice from Ron Gist himself, Hannah now run Gist Piano Center’s daily operations. Gist now employs over twenty industry professionals (most of whom tune, refinish, repair or rebuild pianos) and maintains active relationships with The Kentucky Center, The Louisville Orchestra, The University of Louisville and the Lexington Philharmonic.

Gist Piano family

Experienced/Expert Piano Service

Piano Buyer’s Guide

It’s Not Like Buying a Guitar

I’ve often seen customers come into a piano store in a bad mood and remain that way for most of the time they’re there. They’ll look around, ask one or two questions, plunk on a few notes, write down some prices and leave with a pained look on their faces. Some of them never buy anything. For years I’d watch this and wonder, “What’s the deal here?” Why do these folks perceive something that should be fun as such a pain?

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Gist Piano Center

1714 Lincoln Ave.
Louisville, KY 40213

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