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May 2024

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ARE YOU A TALENTED, MOTIVATED PIANO TECHNICIAN LOOKING TO GROW YOUR CURRENT BUSINESS SUBSTANTIALLY?Are you looking for a Turnkey Piano Technology Business that can launch a new career? What you’ll get: 1300+ loyal clients asking me for a seamless transition to a new piano technician after 35 years; Access to expert reputation and client goodwill spanning generations of Southern Fairfield County CT, USA families; Verifiable six-figure earnings from year one; Popular website with self-scheduling; Access to a 35-year veteran of the piano tech business, vested in your success and your clients, and ready to help you learn the clients’ individual needs, and tackle any case that comes your way! PianoPrecision.com needs a new pair of well-trained ears and hands to continue its top piano tuning and service work for professional and casual musicians, concert venues, teachers, schools and churches from Greenwich to Trumbull. Do you know someone who might be interested? A 5% Finder’s Fee is available! For more information contact isaac@pianoprecision.com or call 203-856-5470. Isaac Halsey, RPT, Sole-Proprietor – PianoPrecision.com

ALL TERRAIN DOLLY IS BACK! Everest Moving Equipment is making a new and improved version of the All Terrain Dolly formerly produced by Premier Moving Equipment. Anyone who has used this dolly knows that it is a piano moving lifesaver. We are thrilled to bring it back! To order, call 717-537-8946. https://movingequipment.net/

“HOW TO SELL YOUR PIANO TUNING BUSINESS FOR SIX FIGURES”! Interested in selling your business now or in the future? The sequel book to the highly regarded, “How to Earn $200,000 A Year Tuning Pianos” is now available! For as little as $25, learn insights and strategies from a technician who successfully sold his business for $150,000. Maximize your business investment into the greatest return possible! Visit: www.thefinancialsofpianotechnology.com

PSCALE STRING SCALING SOFTWARE  - An industry standard since 1990!  Pscale 360 now runs on anything! It has been rewritten in javascript and html. Laptops and Desktops are best. No internet required beyond install download. Ten/Inh/Break%/LoudSus, Speaking Length Optimization, Paulello support, Real Time Graphic Editing, and more! 90+ sample scales. Registered User Upgrade: $45.00 New User: $100.00. Tremaine Parsons RPT www.goptools.com/a360.html 

DURABLOCK PINBLOCK PANELS & SPECIALIZED GRAND PIANO DOLLIES. Durablock Pinblocks are constructed of clear, northern hard maple and are of the highest grade possible. Highly prized for their ‘pin feel’ and stability of construction. For more information visit BestPinblock.com. Our dollies feature heavy duty construction with individual support to each leg. High grade, locking non-marking casters. The best design on the market today! Visit ChuppsPianos.com/Dolly for more information. – Dennis Chupp, 888-831-5820 – Dennis@chuppspianos.com.

*NEW* -  WNG PLATE  SUPPORT BOLTS videos from Nick Gravagne.
Go to www.gravagne.com/WNGbolts.ppt for details. 
Go to www.gravagne.com/AGP.doc for details on Nick’s popular Action Program.
Go to www.gravagne.com/NNKLP.doc for details on drilling out key leads to reweigh an action.

SPECIALIZING IN CUSTOM RESTORATION & SALE OF PIANOS.  Lindeblad Piano Restoration has provided world-class restoration, service and the sale of the finest pianos for nearly 100 years.  20 Year Warranty & Nationwide Delivery.  Over 100 pianos for sale with brands like Steinway, Mason & Hamlin, Chickering, Baldwin & Knabe. VISIT US ONLINE - www.lindebladpiano.com. Contact us at 888-58-PIANO or info@lindebladpiano.com. LINDEBLAD PIANO RESTORATION.

PIANO COVERS BY ALICIA. Formerly with APSCO, her covers are rapidly becoming the cover of choice. We offer six types of material-all covers custom made. Color bench pads available. Great looking-affordable prices-fast service. Brochure Available. AMERICAN PIANO COVERS LLC, PO Box 456 Clifton, NJ 07015. (T) 973-246-9144 (F) 973-246-9264; knightwing710@yahoo.com.

FAULK TUNING HAMMERS. Lightweight, balanced with exotic wood handles and titanium or carbon fiber shafts. Will custom make to your requirements. Call Charles Faulk, RPT, at 479-855-9595  or e-mail: faulktuninghammers@gmail.com. Web address: www.FaulkPiano.com.

DAWSON STRING COVERS. Handmade and cut-Lowest Prices-FINEST 100% WOOL FELT, Custom made to fit available in black, dark brown, medium brown, tan, royal blue, medium blue, burgundy or red; Serged edges with your choice of several beautiful decorative stitches. Serving Piano Technicians over 20 years. Flyers provided at no charge for technicians. "WE HAVE JUST ACQUIRED THE FORMER EDWARDS STRING COVERS COMPANY TEMPLATES. We now have over 1200 templates in stock". For pricing and more information www.dawsonstringcovers.com.

VINTAGE CASE PARTS specializes in reproduction case parts for your Steinway restorations: toplids, legs, lyres, lyre props, music desks and desk frames, keyslips, and lid props. OUR NEWEST OFFERING!: Steinway’s ubiquitous Sketch 380 Pedal Lyre, 21” tall, in maple, mahogany, and walnut. Visit www.vintagecaseparts.comfor our full product line. All made in the U.S.A. David G. Hughes, RPT. 443-522-2201.

PIANOS INSIDE OUT. "The most ambitious book on piano technology ever written" (PTJ, April 2013) is a comprehensive guide covering modern approaches to piano tuning, repairing, regulating, and rebuilding. Included are topics on piano history, ETD tuning, inharmonicity, touch improvement, modern lubricants, string leveling, voicing, soundboard impedance, grand piano moving, and institutional maintenance. Look inside and order at www.pianosinsideout.com.

Help Wanted

THE NEW SCHOOL COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS is seeking a full-time Associate Piano Technician. The College of Performing Arts comprises the School of Drama, the School of Jazz & Contemporary Music, and Mannes School of Music: the only All-Steinway School in New York City. Minimum two years experience maintaining pianos including tuning, concert tuning, action regulation, voicing and repairs. Learn more and apply athttps://newschool.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/I---55-West-13th-Street/Associate-Piano-Technician_JR105260. The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.

LUTHER COLLEGE (Decorah, IA) is in search of a full-time keyboard technician. Please visit https://secure6.saashr.com/ta/6189870.careersCareersSearch&ein_id=102046081&
career_portal_id=295174 to view duties, qualification preferences, application instructions and to learn more about Luther College. For full consideration, please apply by May 31.

CORNELL DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC is in search of a Piano Technician. 30 hours/week, competitive pay. Apply here:

https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CornellCareerPage/job/Piano-Technician---Equipment-Technician-V---Department-of-Music_WDR-00044644-1

DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY in PITTSBURGH, PA SEEKS PIANO TECHNICIAN. The Piano Technician is responsible for the repair and maintenance of 70+ pianos located in the Mary Pappert School of Music and maintenance and repair of pianos located throughout the Duquesne University campus.

For a complete description and application instructions, please visit
https://duq.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=894&site=1

THE EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC is in search of a Piano Technician, Lead. Directs piano technology services at Eastman School of Music (ESM).  Oversees piano technology projects. Provides technical, artistic, and teaching support at the professional level at the Eastman School of Music. Works on Piano related projects as an independent specialist. Oversee all pianos are tuned as appropriate and as necessary.

Bachelor's degree in Piano Technology required, 3-5 years of experience in Piano Technology/tuning required or equivalent combination of education and experience required.  

Pay Range: Pay Range: $26.35 - $36.90 Hourly. To view a detailed description and to apply, visit All applicants must apply online.
https://www.rochester.edu/human-resources/careers/ and search  for Job ID 251832 

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law.  This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

MASON & HAMLIN PIANO FACTORY is looking for technicians and tuners for the Haverhill, MA factory.  Action and Keyboard, Voicing and Tuning experience is helpful, will train. Candidates interested in learning factory techniques and procedures please send resume to: Nina@masonhamlin.com

FAUST HARRISON PIANOS IS LOOKING FOR A HEAD PIANO TECHNICIAN. If you are you a skilled and passionate individual with a keen ear for music and a meticulous approach to craftsmanship, this is the place for you. Faust Harrison Pianos is seeking a dynamic and experienced Head Piano Technician to lead our team of dedicated professionals. As the Head Piano Technician, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing the quality of our clients' pianos, ensuring they are in optimal condition for peak performance. Some of your responsibilities will include Ensuring team growth and quality control, Innovation and Problem-Solving, Client & Team Communication.

To apply, and for more information, go to https://faustharrisonpianos.com/technical-service-jobs/. You can also email your resume to Melody@Faustharrisonpianos.com. Faust Harrison Pianos is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES WITH FAUST HARRISON PIANOS. We carry the most extensive selection of quality pianos in the country, with over 1,000 of the world's best-known instruments in our five elegant piano stores located in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and four more in the Los Angeles area. The only thing missing is you! We have room here for all levels of technicians. Faust Harrison Pianos offers progressive, up-to-date skills training, competitive pay and a benefits package. If you are a skilled and passionate individual, who thrives in a team environment surrounded by the best talent in the industry, this is the place for you.  

To apply, and for more information, go to https://faustharrisonpianos.com/technical-service-jobs/.  You can also email your resume to Melody@Faustharrisonpianos.com. Faust Harrison Pianos is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

EXPERIENCED TECHNICIAN OR EXTRAORDINARY RECENT GRADUATE WANTED IN PENSACOLA FL, at Blues Angels Music. We service homes, local colleges and universities, churches, piano teachers, artists, and performers, as well as pianos in our own inventory. Health insurance and other benefits are available along with great pay and environment for the right candidate. We will mentor enthusiastic recent grads. Visit us at http://bluesangelmusic.com/ and contact Val Bermardo at and contact Val Bermardo at val@bluesangelsmusic.com for more information.

NORTHEAST PIANO SERVICE, a division of Falcetti Pianos LLC is now looking to add several more technicians to its team. We are doing high level voicing and regulation to the highest-level pianos in the industry. We have several university contracts in the greater New England area as well as many private clients. We are accepting beginners and veterans. We have one of the most state of the art shops in the country and can give you the variety you may desire. You will do everything from shop work to concert work, in-home service, and schools. You will also be working on new Yamaha, Bosendorfer, Schimmel and Estonia pianos, as well as pre-owned Steinways. You will learn how to service Yamaha Disklavier, Silent, TransAcoustic and Hybrid pianos. Contact John Slavick at johnslavick@falcettipianos.com.

Training

THE NEW YORK SCHOOL OF PIANO TUNING, SERVICE & REPAIR offers evening classes at one of New York City’s premier piano rebuilding shops. Hands-on training with some of the finest piano technicians and craftsmen in the profession. Our 16-week Introductory Class teaches aural tuning and CyberTuner use, grand and upright regulation, hammer filing and voicing, string and other most basic repairs. Visit our website at www.nypianotuningschool.com for more information. NYSOPT is registered with the New York State Department of Education.

THE MINNESOTA SCHOOL OF PIANO TECHNOLOGY is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. Classroom and individual instruction available. See web site for more info. www.Mnpianotech.com. Call 651-777-6718.

PIANO TECHNOLOGY AT NORTH BENNET STREET SCHOOL. Build your career in piano technology with our two nine-month career training programs. Basic Piano Technology includes tuning, regulation, and in-home repairs. Advanced Piano Technology includes complete rebuilding of grand pianos, comprehensive piano service, advanced tuning, and voicing. Talented faculty, small classes, and an inspiring community. Financial aid, scholarships, and veterans benefits available. Located in Boston's historic North End. For more info, visit nbss.edu/piano or contact admissions@nbss.edu.

Service

SENECA PIANO KEY. Quality piano key services with 30 years experience. Sharps replaced, keys rebushed, keytops and fronts replaced. For details on parts, prices and turnaround, e-mail tedskeys@yahoo.com or call, 607 280-2299. Seneca Piano Key, Ted Oberhaus 4977 Frontenac Rd. Trumansburg, N.Y. 14886

REYBURN PIANOWORKS OFFERS STEINWAY FULL SERVICE BRASS RAIL DUPLICATION AND REPLACEMENT. We use state of the art CNC duplication to ensure perfect fit and easy regulation. We expert drill, chamfer, pre-thread all rails. You install, or we install, your choice. We correct spread and height problems. Dean Reyburn, RPT dean@reyburn.com
www.reyburnpianoworks.com (616)-498-9854.

REYBURN KEY RECOVERY, Tharan, Ivoplast, Elforyn super tusk (synthetic ivory). Continuing a tradition of excellence in quality craftsmanship that will dramatically improve the look and feel of your keys. We can recover keytops for nearly any piano. Contact Aaron Reyburn for an estimate at reyburnkeyrecovery@gmail.com or by phone at (616) 263-7090. 

PROFESSIONAL KEYBOARD SERVICES. Tops w/fronts -starting at $295. Plastic sharps-starting at $125. Keybushings starting at $175. All key work includes cleaning/buffed capstans. Key frame restoration, including repairs, rail repining and refelting. Contact for additional pricing/services provided. Free return shipping with prepay (not AK/HI). Credit and PayPal accepted. All work done by 40-year RPT. Kenneth Jeffs, 7 Greymore Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63017, 314-960-6389; Web: curtisreso.com; E-mail:kenneth@curtisreso.com.

TO ALL VALUED CUSTOMERS OF KURTA PIANO SERVICE: As of March 1, I will be retiring.  Mark Peters of Great Lakes Piano Service will be the new owner. I have been working with him and keytop division head Andy Struble, so they can provide the same high level of service. They are eager to do your key work in the future, and I am confident they can meet your needs. Pricing will remain constant and turnaround will be faster as Andy will be working full time. Contact them at 231-590-9733. E-mail keytops@glpianoservice.com Web: www.glpianoservice.com

Many thanks for your business and loyalty, I’ve enjoyed working with each and every one of you. Mike Kurta 

PIANO KEY RESTORATION SINCE 1994. German Tops w/Fronts - $285.00, Gloss Sharps - $175.00, Bushings $175.00. Custom Made Keys, Steinway Warranty and Other Services Available. Contact for full price list. Free FedEx Ground return shipping on orders over $250 excluding HI/AK. WALKER PIANO KEY SERVICE, 789 St Rt 94 E, Fulton, KY 42041, 270-627-2996 or 270-241-0702, www.walkerpiano.com E-mail: kirk@walkerpiano.com.

WEBSITES FOR PIANO TECHNICIANS.  ALL NEW WEBSITE DESIGNS! Select a pre-made website design, and we'll customize it to fit your business. We offer affordable websites at just $89 plus a $14.95 monthly hosting fee with no contract. To find out more, visit PianoTunerWebsites.com or PianoTuner.Website, or call 800-533-7998.

QUALITY PIANO KEY SERVICE. Tops w/fronts, white - $285; German tops w/fronts, white or cream - $310; Plastic sharps - $115; Keybushing with premium cloth - $185; Recover backchecks, damper lift felt, and key repair. Free return shipping with prepayment, excluding Alaska and Hawaii. Debra Legg, 5 Tarr's Lane West, Rockport. MA 01966, 978-546-8428. debra.legg@gmail.com.

RONSEN PIANO HAMMERS. Manufactured in the U.S.A. since 1958. Four types of felt to meet your needs: Weickert Special, Wurzen AA, Bacon, and VFG. All Hammers custom manufactured. Custom boring and shaping. Tokiwa shanks. Most orders shipped in 3 to 5 business days. Ronsen Piano Hammer Co., 21 Edwards Lane, Boiceville, NY 12412. 800-864-0233, ray@ronsenhammer.com, www.ronsenhammer.com.

Wanted

WHOLESALE STEINWAYS & OTHER PIANOS. CONTACT US WITH ANY STEINWAY GRANDS FOR SALE! Chupp’s Piano Service ALSO has a number of ready to restore Steinway and other brands of pianos available at wholesale prices! Sign up for our technicians/rebuilders wholesale email list by emailing Dennis Chupp at Dennis@ChuppsPianos.com. Sign up today.

STEINWAY & YAMAHA GRAND PIANOS WANTED-HIGHEST WHOLESALE PRICES PAID. All Models. All Years. Any Condition. Quick Payment. Fast Removal! Over 45 years buying and supplying the trade. Call anytime: Bob Friedman 845-849-4197 or e-mail SteinwayHunter@gmail.com.

WANTED!! DEAD OR ALIVE: "Steinway Grands and Uprights." Please call Ben Knauer, 1-800-257-4733 or e-mail: knauerpianos@gmail.com.

STEINWAYS WANTED. We will pick up anywhere. Contact us at: 888-58-PIANO or www.lindebladpiano.com  LINDEBLAD PIANO RESTORATION