Robert Callaghan

Robert Callaghan, RPT

Keyboard Technician


Robert Callaghan has been the piano technician at the University of Nevada, Reno since July 2004.

In 1978, he graduated from Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts as a music major with emphasis in piano performance. In 1980, he completed a course in Piano Technology at New England Conservatory under Frank Hanson, who was then the piano technician for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He has been a member of the Piano Technicians' Guild since 1981. He has had a few short articles published in The Piano Technicians' Journal and is a Registered Piano Technician (RPT) with the Piano Technicians' Guild.

Callaghan is still an active musician, singing in the chorus of the Nevada Opera, and in the Nevada Opera Madrigal Ensemble.

He has several arrangements and piano transcriptions published by Yelton Rhodes Music.


  • B.A., Music, Humboldt State University, 1978