Austin Gaboriau (gab-Oreo) is a registered piano technician (RPT) servicing pianos in the Columbia/Midlands area of South Carolina. While at USC earning his undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in music performance, Austin trained in the art of tuning, regulating, voicing, and repairing pianos. His 6 years of experience working in the USC Piano Shop with Randy Rentz and Paul Williams shaped Austin into a skilled piano tuner. In 2019 and 2022, Austin traveled to the Steinway factory in New York where he completed the factory provided "Regulation and Touch" and "Voicing and Tone Building" Seminars. Austin has also been an active member of the Piano Technician's Guild since 2017 through which he continues to refine his skills. He has been offering quality services for the past 9 years while continuing to grow his business through exceptional workmanship and competitive pricing.
Austin currently services the pianos at Newberry College, Allen University, the Columbia Arts Academy, Lexington School of Music, and Irmo Music Academy.