Technician Organizations Around the World

Australia | Austria | Canada | China | Denmark | England | Europe | Finland | France | Germany | Italy
Japan | Korea | Mexico | The Netherlands | New Zealand | Nordic | Norway | Russia | South Africa
Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Taiwan | United States | Venezuela


International Association of Piano Builders and Technicians

The International Association of Piano Builders and Technicians is a worldwide association of piano service organizations and individuals. The purpose of the association is the formation and maintenance of a worldwide fellowship of piano technicians and rebuilders. The objectives of the organization are to encourage and to provide a means of exchange of technical information and related subjects and for cooperation in scientific research to improve the quality of pianos. Exchange of information is on a voluntary basis. 

IAPBT.org (International Association of Piano Builders and Technicians)
4444 Forest Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66106
Phone: 913-432-9975 
Fax: 913-432-9986 (Fax)
exec@ptg.org


Australia

Australasian Piano Tuners and Technicians Association
Michael Ryan, President
117 Hutton Road, Ferny Hills 4055
Queensland, Australia 
(07) 3351 2139
m.ryan@bigpond.net.au


Austria

KVO Klaviermacherverband Österreich
Franz Nistl, Vorsitzender (Chairman)
Ignaz Harrer Straße 98/1
5020 Salzburg
Austria
+43 669 1031 2243
franz@nistl.com


Canada

Piano Technicians Guild 
4444 Forest Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66106 
Phone: 913-432-9975
Fax: 913-432-9986
ptg@ptg.org

PTG represents members in both the US and Canada 

Canadian Association of Piano Technicians
Mark Larin, President
13 Cedar Street
Newington, Ontario
K0C-1Y0
(613) 936-3912
marklarin@gmail.com

La Fraternité des Accordeur et Techniciens de Piano du Québec
Réal Goulet, President
Longueuil, QC 
(514) 990-6285
fatpq@fatpq.com
 
Ontario Guild of Piano Technicians
Jim Bauman, President
Box 623, Station B 
Willowdale, ON M2K 2T9 
Canada


China

Chinese Musical Instrument Association
An Zhi, President
Office 706, Building One, Jiaye Mansion
21 Shunsantiao, Fengtai District
Beijing, 10079 China

Piano Tuners Association
Feng Gaokun, Chairman
Office 706, Building One, Jiaye Mansion
21 Shunsantiao, Fengtai District
Beijing, 10079 China


Denmark

Dansk Pianostemmer-Union
Ernst Petersen 
Pianoforretningen
Smutten 3
9800 Hjørring
Denmark 
danske@pianostemmere.dk


England

Pianoforte Tuners' Association
Brian Frost, President
26 St Andrew’s Close
Holt, Norfolk NR25 6EL 
England
bfrost@pianotuner.org.uk

Association of Blind Piano Tuners
31 Wyre Crescent
Lynwood
Darwen
Lancashire BB3 0JG
England
0844 736 1976
abpt@piano-tuners.org


Europe

European Union of Piano Makers
Associations (Europiano)
President: Gunther Schaible
president@europiano.org
www.europiano.org
Editor of Europiano Magazine:
Jan Grossbach
Burggraben 14
65929 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
editor@europiano.org


Finland

Suomen Pianovirittäjät ry (Finnish Piano Technicians Association)
Päivi Heinilä, President
Suvikatu 11 A 17
Fl-80230 Joensuu
Finland
+358-500-240088
pianonvirittaja@gmail.com


France

L'Association Française des Accordeurs-réparateurs de Pianos
71, avenue Olivier Messiaen
72000 Mans Le
France 
Tel: (011 33)02 43 43 03 81
Fax: 011 33) 02 43 43 03 83 
safarp@aol.com


Germany

Bund Deutcher Klavierbauer e.V.
Ulrich Sauter, Vorsitzender (Chairman)
Bund Deutscher Klavierbauer e.V.
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Str. 31
53113 Bonn
Germany
0228 - 53 97 00
info@bdk-piano.de


Italy

Associazione Italiana Accordatori Riparatori di Pianoforti
Luciano Del Rio, President
Piazza Costa 5/a 
I-42100 Reggio Emilia (RE)
Italy 
0522 43 25 34
aiarp@aiarp.it


Japan

Japan Piano Tuners Association
Takeshi Saida, President
5F, Gakki-Kaikan, 2-18-21 Sotokanda Chiyoda-Ku
Tokyo, 101-0021 Japan
Phone: 011 81 3 3255-3897 
Fax: 011 3 3255-9246 
info@jpta.org


Korea

Korea Association of Piano Tuners
Kwang-Hyun Park, President
#303, Yang Hwa Bldg. 
516-14 Mok 2-Dong ,Yangcheon-Gu
Seoul , Korea 
Phone: 011 82 02-586-2529~30. 732-2211
Fax: 011 82 02-521-7979
orpia@nate.com


Mexico

Mexican Association of Piano Tuners
Francisco Chavez-Silva, President
Lago Constanza, No. 150 
Dolonia Anahuac, C.P. 
DF 11320 
Mexico 


The Netherlands

VvPN Vereniging voor Pianotechnici Nederland
Theo Mathot, President
voorzitter@vvpn.nl

Paul Bouwman, Secretary 
secretaris@vvpn.nl


New Zealand

Piano Tuners & Technicians Guild of NZ Inc.
David Jenkin, Secretary
PO Box 34-363
Birkenhead
North Shore City 0746
New Zealand
Phone: 9 480-1551
Fax: 9 480-2211
jenkinpiano@xtra.co.nz


Nordic Piano Technicians Association

The NPTA is a joint organization of the Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish piano technician associations.


Norway

NPTF - Norges Pianostemmer og- Tekniker Forening
Gisle Daus, President
Roedskribbvn. 22A
1476 Rasta, Norway
Presiden@NPTF.no
gd@steinway.no


Russia

Russian Association of Piano Makers
Rudolf Kerer, President
14 /2 Herzen St. 
Moscow 103009 
Russia 


South Africa

South African Association of Professional Piano Tuners (SAAPPT)
Lukas van der Walt, Chairman
36 Jeanette Street, Brackenfell, 7560
South Africa
Phone:+27-021-981-5551
Fax: +27-021-981-5552 
musicalp@lukasvdw.co.za


Spain

Asociación Española de Técnicos y Afinadores de Pianos
Jaume Barmona, President
C/ Virtut 13 Porta A.
08012 Barcelona
Spain 


Sweden

Sveriges Pianostammare och Teknikerförening
Östen Häggmark, Ordförande (Chairman)
Hässleholmsvägen 11,
121 53 Johanneshov
Sweden
 08-749 35 72

Roland Hogman, Secretary
Riastigen 16
125 33 Älvsjö
Sweden
+46 8 86 67 36
roland.hogman@sptf.com

SPTF newsletter/Internet:
Östen Häggmark
Hässleholmsv 11
S-121 53 Johanneshov
Sweden
+46 8 749 35 
osten.haggmark@sptf.com


Switzerland

Schweizerischer Verband der Klavierbauer und -stimmer (SVKS)
Madlen Blösch, Geschäftsführerin (Manageress)
Nonnenweg 18
4055 Basel
Switzerland
061.693.49.39
bloesch@svks.ch


Taiwan

Taiwan Piano Technicians Association
Chung-Tang Hu, President
7F-8 No.2, Lane 60, Sec, 2, Xin Sheng N Rd. 
10447 Taipei, Taiwan 
Phone: (011 886) 2-25368480
Fax: (011 886) 35-310914
Fax: (011 886) 2-25368481
tpta.tuners@msa.hinet.net

Piano Technicians Guild of ROC (Republic of China)
Wang Yi Ming, President
3 Fl. No. 416-2 Tin Jou Road 
Taipei 
Taiwan 


United States

Master Piano Technicians of America 
Joe Benvenuto, National Membership Chairman
129 West Nippon Street, 
Philadelphia, PA 19119
215-247-1747
benny@att.net

Piano Technicians Guild 
Barbara Cassaday, Executive Director
4444 Forest Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66106 
Phone: 913-432-9975
Fax: 913-432-9986
exec@ptg.org
ptg@ptg.org


Venezuela

Asociación Venezolana de Afinadores de Pianos y Tecnicos de Instrumentos Musicales
Elian Degen, President
Piano Tuner and Technician Caracas, Venezuela
Phone: 58-212-7308547/ 58-414-2650036 
Fax: 58-212-7308547
elian@degenspiano.com

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