Debbie Cyr, RPT learned tuning in 1990 as an apprentice, and in 1992 attended the rebuilding program at the North Bennet Street School in Boston. A Registered Piano Technician since 1994, she has worked as a rebuilder, has been an instructor at the North Bennet Street School since 1995, and has an extensive private tuning clientele. Debbie is also the piano technician at Brandeis University, as well as a past president and active member of the Boston Chapter Piano Technician Guild. She teaches and does tuning and technical exams at seminars and conventions on the local, regional and national levels.
Before becoming a piano tech, Debbie had an independent piano teaching studio up in northernmost Maine, on the New Brunswick border. Her bi-lingual studio had 40 students, at least half of them French speaking. Debbie is also a life-long Girl Scout and avid jigsaw puzzle-maker.