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August 2021

For Sale 

PIANO SERVICE BUSINESS FOR SALE. Thriving University town, many retirees, strong referrals. Loyal repeat customers after 17 years here, 40 total years as technician. Non-compete agreement; rates higher than national average. Located in the southeast on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Please email Dan at d_rembold@yahoo.com.

PIANOMART IS FOR SALE.
Pianomart.com was conceived in 1996 by Joseph Ross, Jr, Registered Piano Technician. It went online in January 1997 providing an easy-to use-service where people could buy or sell a piano worldwide.Pianomart.com has expanded each year and enjoys continued growth. The sale includes domain names and possibly 5 unsold pianos. If you are interested, please contact piano@rochester.rr.com.

PIANO SERVICE BUSINESS FOR SALE, BAY AREA, CALIFORNIA:
Wonderful opportunity to walk into a turn-key business that is well-established, profitable, and full of potential for future growth. With 40 years of history, our business has been tuning, repairing, regulating and voicing East and South Bay Area pianos and keeping our great reputation as the most reviewed (Yelp) piano tech in our area. For the past 5 years revenue has been increasing and business continues to grow. In an enviable location with a great Californian lifestyle. We’re looking for a qualified technician who will care about our customers and their pianos as much as we do. Our customers are waiting to see who will get our blessing and we are ready to find the right person. Interested? Contact us to see if you're a good fit. Text 408-286-0770 or email glanzerpiano@gmail.com.

NICK'S ACTION GEOMETRY PROGRAM IS BACK!!
Major Upgrade. Discount to Current Users. Go to www.gravagne.com/AGP.doc for details. gravagnegang@att.net. NEW! NICK’S NIFTY KEY LEADS PROGRAM. New action but original keys? Don’t guess on what to do with the key leads. Go to www.gravagne.com/NNKLP.doc for details.

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

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.

FANDRICH-RHODES WEIGHT BENCH TOUCHWEIGHT CALCULATOR. Computes and predicts Touchweight, Action Ratio, and Inertial Touch Force. Brings action rebuild predictability and performance to a consistently high level. $770 for complete kit with software. $275 for software upgrade for Weightbench owners.  Fandrich & Sons Pianos, 360-652-8980, fandrich@fandrich.com  For more information visit: www.mypianotech.com/wb/ Purchase at www.fandrich.com.

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


FALCONWOOD PINBLOCKS. The most stable and durable material on the market for holding tuning pins. Duplication and custom thickness services available. Also drill bits and ½” and 3/8” Falconwood plugs. For free consultation call Tim Dixon (414)-587-9629. More info at www.greatlakespianosupply.com Email: service@greatlakespianosupply.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 Sketch 380 (“Traditional”) pedal lyre and matching pedal lyre prop sticks. COMING SOON: Steinway’s Two-Stage Lid Prop. Visit www.vintagecaseparts.com. 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

ALLIED PIANO AND FINISH LLC NEEDS A FULL-TIME PIANO TECHNICIAN. Responsibilities include in-home, institutional, concert, and shop work. Qualified candidates will receive continuing education in piano technology and may include modern player systems and finish repair. Contact Gregory Cheng at 267-994-5742 or email at info@alliedpiano.com.

LOVE THE PIANO BUSINESS?
Enjoy customer relationships, tuning, repairing, regulating, restoring, selling? The Piano Shop needs you! Friendly working environment, team-spirited staff of employees. Full Time Piano Technician needed. Career & possible ownership opportunity. Salary & position negotiable. The Piano Shop, a 30-year-old piano sales & service business located in the Louisville Metropolitan area would like to hire a full-time Piano Technician. RPT preferred. Will consider Associate working on RPT. The Piano Shop has 1000’s of customers throughout the region including the Louisville and Lexington, KY metro areas. TPS offers tuning, repair, and restoration services. Previously we were a dealer for Bechstein, Kawai, and Steinway pianos and now for Samick. In addition, TPS offers good quality used pianos for sale. We have a full-time service manager with office, shop, and store located in the beautiful rolling hills of Southern Indiana in a suburb of Louisville, Kentucky. If interested, please call, text, or email Matt Grossman (RPT, 45-year veteran of the piano industry, piano craftsman, and owner) 502-553-5171, matt@thepianoshop.net, www.ThePianoShop.net.

THE COOL NORTHERN CALIFORNIA REDWOODS BECKON. Experienced and ethical self-employed RPT needed in the Humboldt County area to replace retiring PTG member and take over existing clientele. We have a musically active community. Vehicle with good traction recommended for some remote locales. Home of the friendly Redwood Chapter #955. Contact Carman Gentile, RPT 707-826-1212, cgpiano@suddenlink.net.

THE SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC IS SEEKING A PIANO TECHNICIAN to provide technical services for the Conservatory's inventory of approximately 120 pianos in collaboration with the Director of Piano Technology.  The incumbent will maintain SFCM's pianos at performance standards that meet the requirements of faculty, students and guest artists.  In furtherance of the Department's objectives, the incumbent will work with the Director to implement strategic maintenance projects to ensure that students education experiences are supported by access to uniformly high-quality instruments.

   SFCM is located in the heart of one of the world's most innovative and diverse cities and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty.  SFCM's mission is to transform our students: artistically, intellectually, professionally and individually.  Through the study of music at the highest level, our students learn to seek achievement in every endeavor, to convert challenges into opportunities, to understand the nature of excellence and to pursue their dreams with vigor and determination. To apply, please visit our website: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/641455

RIVERTON MUSIC IN UTAH is searching for a shop manager for our piano rebuild/restoration shop. Mainly a management role to lead/oversee a team of experienced technicians through the rebuild process. Emphasis on rebuilding of grand & upright actions and great organizational skills a must. Relocation package available. Send resumé and salary requirements to Alan Sedgley, alans@rivertonmusic.com.

PREMIER PIANO, WALKER, IA IS NOW HIRING FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES in the action and belly department. A preferred candidate will have experience in the field and/or rebuilding. Training will be provided if candidate is new to the trade but shows aptitude for technical work as a career path. Candidate should expect a long-term commitment to Premier as the company has grown to produce over 100 rebuilds per year for Steinway & Sons, NY. We are the exclusive rebuilder for S & S and our methods are factory derived and collaborative with NY. Call 319-448-4113 or send resume to info@premierpianoservice.com.

RETAIL PIANO STORE in Philadelphia, PA area looking for Piano Technician. Full or Part Time. Salary or wages negotiable, depending on experience. Job requires: tuning and repairs in customer's homes, tuning and maintaining store stock. Reconditioning used pianos for resale. Contact: Tom @ 610-696-1812 x 115, taylorsmusic.com.

STEINWAY PIANO GALLERY OF WASHINGTON-DC seeks a technician for a growing retail and service business in the MD/DC/VA area. The ideal candidate will have strong skills in tuning, voicing, and regulation. Strong client relation skills and the ability to work well as part of a team are essential for success. Compensation package is competitive and commensurate with experience. A robust benefits package including health insurance and a 401k are provided. Resumes and inquires should be directed to mpearson@steinwaypianodc.com.

HELLO PIANO TECHNICIANS! Artisan Piano Services is known as the Pacific Northwest's premier piano servicing company. With locations in both Oregon and Washington our techs service over 15,000 customer pianos!  We are looking for friendly and talented technicians who absolutely love people and pianos. Our field technicians earn approximately $55,000 - $70,000+ per year depending upon skill level and commissions earned. We provide a company car as well as all the tools necessary for the job. We also provide life insurance, medical, vision, dental, and retirement PLUS a $5000 sign-on/relocation bonus. If you have always dreamed of taking paid vacations, having benefits, not worrying about running a business, and working with a team please email me at David@artisanpianos.com. Thanks! www.ArtisanPianos.com.

Service

REYBURN KEY RECOVERY. Tharan, Ivoplast, molded, and more! We repair or replace damaged or missing keys. We can recover key tops for nearly any piano. Continuing a legacy of excellence in quality craftsmanship that will dramatically improve the look and feel of your keys. Visit us at reyburnkeyrecovery.com. Contact Aaron Reyburn for an estimate at reyburnkeyrecovery@gmail.com or by phone at (616) 263-7090 today!

WEBSITES FOR PIANO TECHNICIANS.
Select a pre-made website design from our Design Gallery, 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 call 800-533-7998. Edward Klein, RPT.

PIANO APPRAISALS that meet all legal and industry (USPAP) standards.  A well known RPT and piano restorer for the past 40 years is offering appraisals for PTG members and their customers. Years of experience writing appraisals for private clients, insurance companies, attorneys and CPA’s. My evaluations adhere to strict rules and regulations of the IRS and meet legal requirements.  I offer all forms of appraisals with emphasis on Estate, IRS charitable donations and Insurance Replacement. Let’s work together on your appraisal projects. For more information call Leopold Holder,  members Appraisers Association of America, 646 637 2266 or email at Leoholder3@yahoo.com.

QUALITY PIANO KEY SERVICE. Tops w/fronts, white - $235; German tops w/fronts, white or cream - $275; Plastic sharps - $100; Keybushing with premium cloth - $150; 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. 1-800-864-0233, ray@ronsen-hammer.com, www.ronsenhammer.com.

BESIDES TOP NOTCH GERMAN KEYTOP replacement, quick service and affordable pricing ($285) 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 - $245.00, Gloss Sharps - $100.00, Bushings $150.00. Custom Made Keys, Steinway Warranty and Other Services Available. Contact for full price list. Free FedEx Gnd return shipping excluding HI/AK. WALKER PIANO KEY SERVICE, 789 St Rt 94 E, Fulton, KY 42041, 1-800-745-6819 or 270-241-0702, www.walkerpiano.com E-mail: kirk@walkerpiano.com.

Training

PIANO TECHNOLOGY AT OBERLIN CONSERVATORY. Prepare yourself for a fulfilling career as a concert-level piano technician in Oberlin's four-semester Artist Diploma program. Created in association with Steinway & Sons, Oberlin’s program emphasizes the collaborative relationship between the concert artist and piano technician. You’ll train with world-class technicians and pianists—from the Conservatory and around the world—and leave the program as a confident specialist in concert work. Training includes piano rebuilding, action forefinishing, restoration, and regulation; damper system installation; tuning, and voicing. Curriculum features daily mentoring, week-long residencies with leading technicians, short- and long-term projects, and concert preparation in a busy conservatory environment. Additional opportunities include summer internships at Aspen Music Festival and Interlochen Arts Camp, and advanced training at New York’s Steinway factory. Visit oberlin.edu/piano-technology or contact john.cavanaugh@oberlin.edu.

THE RANDY POTTER SCHOOL OF PIANO TECHNOLOGY. Home Study programs for beginning students, associate members studying to upgrade to Registered Piano Technician, and RPT's wanting to continue their education. Tuning, repairing, regulating, voicing, apprentice training, business practices. Top instructors and materials. Call or write for information: RANDY POTTER, RPT; 61592 ORION DRIVE; BEND, OR 97702; 541-382-5411. See our ad on page 3.

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 Full-Time, nine-month 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. Master 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.

Wanted

WANTED: MASON & HAMLIN GRAND/BABY. Nationwide pick-up and fast payment.


PIANO BENCHES & STOOLS WANTED.
Looking to buy wholesale lot of used/antique piano benches & stools.  Email pianocompany88@gmail.com.

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.

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!


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