College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder

Ted Mulcahey

Senior Piano Technician
Imig Music Building E152

Mailing Address:
301 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309

Ted Mulcahey holds 16 years of experience servicing fine concert pianos.  He received his advanced training from Steinway and Sons in New York City where he became a Concert Technician and head of the Steinway Hall Selection Room. There he prepared 7 and 9-foot concert grands for selection and performed concert work on Steinway instruments in major Manhattan venues including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. He worked for great pianists and venues including The Oregon Symphony, The Aspen Festival of Music, The Sarasota Music Festival, and Chamber Music Northwest. He practiced several years in the Pacific Northwest servicing and rebuilding pianos for the Steinway Dealer and was the head technician for Reed College and Linfield College. He enjoys making a piano “sing” and is sought out for his ability to manipulate piano tone and touch. He received his degrees from Western Washington University (Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance) and Western Iowa Technical College (Piano Tuning and Repair).

At the College of Music, Ted services the fleet of pianos including tuning, voicing, regulation, rebuilding and repair.  He is the point of contact for anything related to piano and harpsichord maintenance as well as moving.