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February 2024

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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.
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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 UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST is seeking a Piano Technician to tune, maintain, and repair the approximately 80 pianos owned by the Department of Music and Dance.

Minimum qualifications include an associate degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in concert quality tuning; documentation of specialized training in piano maintenance, preferably from a recognized school of piano maintenance; demonstrated skills in repairing keyboard problems; and possession of a Massachusetts class D driver’s license or equivalent. For a full list of required qualifications and to apply, please click here.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, caste, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, political belief or affiliation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related condition(s), veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, natural and protective hairstyle and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University.

THE EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC IS IN SEARCH OF A MANAGER OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENT SERVICES. Duties include (but are not limited to) leadership and direct supervision to others in the repair, maintenance and tuning of orchestral and keyboard instruments. Must have experience with piano tuning. Bachelor's degree in piano technology or related field, plus 3-5 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience with 2 years’ experience in management or business administration required.. 7 years of experience preferred. Pay Range: $68,400 - $102,600 Annually.

To view a detailed description and to apply, visit https://www.rochester.edu/human-resources/careers/ and search for Job ID 249102. All applicants must apply online.

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.

DO YOU WANT TO ADVANCE YOUR CAREER with progressive, up-to-date skills-training? Are you interested in consistent work at a competitive pay rate with a benefits package? Would you enjoy working with one of the most elite Piano Tech teams in the world? Then come join us at 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. We are America's largest independent restorer and retailer of heirloom Steinway pianos which we produce in our 12,000 sq. ft. piano rebuilding facility. We are seeking intermediate or experienced Piano Technicians to join our team! You will train in our showroom, rebuilding factory and will eventually work in both the field and shop. Our techs have trained around the world in the factories of some of the most elite piano makers such as Bechstein, Fazioli and Yamaha. If interested, please email michaelj@faustharrisonpianos.com with the subject "Piano Tech Opportunity". We look forward to hearing from you soon!

STEINWAY & SONS TECHNICIAN OPPORTUNITY. Seeking full time Concerts & Artists Technician to provide piano technician and selection services for Northeast artists and venues. Based at the Steinway factory in Astoria, NY. Please visit http://tinyurl.com/steinwayCNA for more information, and email careers@steinway.com with resume to apply.

THE NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY BIENEN SCHOOL OF MUSIC seeks a Piano Technician. Under general supervision, this role serves as the second piano technician of the Keyboard Maintenance team to carry out all aspects of the maintenance and rebuilding program for the Bienen School of Music’s inventory of over 250 performance, rehearsal, studio and historic keyboard instruments. Availability to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings, weekends and holidays in addition to regular business hours. Physical strength, dexterity, agility and stamina necessary to accomplish the duties of the position. For a full list of required qualifications and to apply, please click here.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

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.

BESIDES TOP NOTCH GERMAN KEYTOP replacement, quick service and affordable pricing ($345) I'll polish capstans, return ivory, including a new demo keytop AND return shipping is free with your enclosed check. All work done by a veteran RPT, me, Mike Kurta. Try me just once, call 231-421-1816 or www.keytops.net.

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 Gnd return shipping on orders over $250 excluding HI/AK. WALKER PIANO KEY SERVICE, 789 St Rt 94 E, Fulton, KY 42041, 800-745-6819 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

PETERSON MODEL 420 STROBE TUNER WANTED. Will pay $300 for a good working tuner. Email roger@gablepiano.com.

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