Home / Forums / Melodica construction, repair and maintenance / Too scared to tune!! / Reply To: Too scared to tune!! Reply To: Too scared to tune!! May 4, 2019 at 11:10 pm #10808 Alan BrintonParticipant You will definitely want to learn to tune, Paul. Tuning a melodica is an inexact process. Practicing on a cheap melodica is a good approach. But tuning just a few of the reeds that are furthest off key can make a big difference. You might find that this is enough.