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Grand Action Regulation in 37 Steps
Based on curriculum from Yamaha's "The Little Red Schoolhouse"


Next Class Spring 2017

PTG Home Office • Kansas City

  • Intensive three-day skills-based course
  • Small group instruction and individual feedback
  • One piano per registrant
  • Space is limited
  • Open to PTG members and non-members

You'll enjoy your stay at our preferred hotel, the newly-remodeled Drury Inn Shawnee Mission. Features include free wireless internet, hot Quickstart breakfast, evening Kickback with hot food and cold beverages, free parking, in-room coffee service, microwave, refrigerator, flat panel LCD TV, 24 hour business center, 24 hour fitness center, and more. Great discounted PTG rate! PTG provides transportation between the Drury Inn and the PTG Home Office each day.

By air
The nearest airport is Kansas City International (MCI), about 30 minutes from the PTG Home Office.

Ground transportation
Super Shuttle • Reserve online or by calling 800-258-3826
Taxi • Courtesy phones are located at convenient spots throughout terminals.
Rental car • Services are located in a centralized spot serviced by the Gray Shuttle

By land
The PTG Home Office is located in Kansas City, Kansas conveniently close to interstates I-635, I-35 and I-70. The Drury Inn Shawnee Mission is located about three miles from the PTG Home Office at I-35 and Shawnee Mission Parkway in Merriam, Kansas. Download a map.

$1,099 PTG Members ($1,399 Non-Members)

Price includes:
Thursday, Friday & Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner
• Discounted PTG rate at local Drury Inn
• Transportation between hotel and PTG Home Office
• Fully-illustrated "Grand Regulation Student Workbook"
• Grand Regulation in 37 Steps DVD Set

An intensive three-day skills-based course, "Grand Action Regulation in 37 Steps" will help you polish your skills in grand regulation and ensure that your clients' grand pianos are performing at full potential. Based on curriculum from Yamaha's "The Little Red Schoolhouse," participants will benefit from personal pianos, small group instruction and individual feedback. You will learn how to increase action control, even movement, maximize the dynamic range and achieve the fastest speed of repetition available. The course includes detailed demonstration and explanation of the 37 steps method of regulating a grand piano alternating with guided practice on each step. Successful participants will pass a final regulation skills assessment at the end of class.

By phone: Call Kathy Maxwell at 913-432-9975
By fax: 913-432-9986
By mail: Piano Technicians Guild, 4444 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106

Questions? Contact Kathy at 913-432-9975 or

Future PTG Academy Events
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Exam Prep on the Road - January 27 & 28, 2017
Las Vegas, NV - Watch for more information in the Journal and your email box.

Interested in hosting an Exam Prep on the Road?
Please contact Kathy Maxwell, 913-432-9975 or