I have been called to tune a piano after an embarrassing party event where the hired musician played a few bars and stopped. Then told the host they could not and would not perform on such difficult instrument. In music performance, every gig is an audition for a future gig.
Personally, I’ve been asked to play in a facility, very informal, where the instrument had been neglected and rendered no musical clarity and nothing in my efforts of playing could make a beautiful sound. This was before I joined the piano service industry.
Yes, if you’re paying attention to these reasons for having your piano tuned, this is the second #8