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April 2021

For Sale 

1904 KNABE 6’ 4” MODEL B GRAND PIANO. Gorgeous late-Victorian rosewood case, Ice Cream Cone-style legs and pedal lyre. Needs full restoration including new keyset. All offers considered. David G. Hughes, RPT. Baltimore. 443-522-2201.

RENNER-AMERICAN REPS
for a Steinway grand to sell. Condition — LIKE NEW. PRICE — $1500.00. Contact Ray at raythm@icloud.com or call 703-981-9318.

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 Empire Style Legs for models A-D. 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

JOIN BRADFIELD PIANO'S STAFF of highly trained technicians in providing an array of piano services to Dallas' upscale clientele. The job includes in-home tuning, repair work performed at our state of the art restoration facility, and opportunities to work into management. Call 214-883-1885 or send resume to service@bradfieldpiano.com to inquire.

GIST PIANO CENTER, a family-owned business in Louisville, KY, is looking for a piano technician to join our growing team. Prefer RPT status with 10 plus years experience including player systems and developing estimates and proposals for additional work. MUST have extensive experience in tuning and ability to perform regulation, voicing and action work. Must be local OR willing to relocate. Please send your resume to Hannah Gist at hgist@gistpianocenter.com.

GROWING DEALER/REBUILDER OPPORTUNITIES. CUNNINGHAM PIANO COMPANY
is one of the oldest and most respected rebuilders in the industry. We are also growing in everything we do, including outside service, new piano preparation, various elements of rebuilding. Currently Yamaha Dealer of the Year, a Bösendorfer dealer for many decades, and a premier rebuilder, we would like for you to grow with us. Please send your resume to piano@cunninghampiano.com - or call Rich Galassini at 215-991-0834, direct line. www.cunninghampiano.com.


EWU IS SEEKING A PART-TIME PIANO TECHNICIAN
to provide technical services for the Music Department’s inventory of approximately 50 pianos and 20 keyboards in collaboration with the Director of Piano and Keyboard Studies. The candidate will maintain EWU’s pianos at practice and 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. To apply for the position or for additional information please visit our website: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/6595.

THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC AT WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
seeks applicants for the position of Music Instrument Specialist. Responsibilities include tuning and maintenance of 50 acoustic pianos. Additional responsibilities include coordinating operation of the instrument room, maintaining instrument inventory, and facilitating check-out and repair of other instruments. Full-time position with benefits. Application deadline is April 15 or until filled. See complete job description and apply online at http://wiu.edu/employment/cs_job.php?id=428.

PREMIER PIANO SERVICE
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 100 rebuilds per year. Our new facilities house 20,000 sq. ft. of workspace to meet the current demand. Belly department tasks involve pinblock and soundboard duplication. Action department tasks involve complete rebuilding. Call 319-934-3556 or send resume to info@premierpianoservice.com.

ACTION TECHNICIAN CAREER OPPORTUNIT
Y – Full Time
– Reeder Pianos, Inc. in Lansing, MI seeks a Piano Technician to perform final regulation, tuning, and other specific tasks as necessary. The ideal candidate will be an RPT and be able to work on various restoration projects. Other tasks may include bridge work, Key work, as needed per project. Training provided as needed in specific specialized areas. Contact Phil at 517-886-9447, philip@reederpianos.com.

THE MICHAEL AND ANNE GREENWOOD SCHOOL OF MUSIC AT OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
seeks applicants for the position of full-time piano technician. Anticipated hiring date is July 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin April 21, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. See complete job description and apply online at http://jobs.okstate.edu/. With the new McKnight Center for the Performing Arts opening in fall of 2019, OSU has had an incredible line up of world class performers visiting our campus (including a week-long residency with the New York Philharmonic). The brand new Greenwood School of Music facilities also include a piano technician’s workshop and we are looking forward to an inventory expansion in our fleet of pianos. OSU is an All-Steinway School.


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! 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.


THE NEW YORK SCHOOL OF PIANO TUNING, SERVICE & REPAIR offers evening classes in piano technology at AC Pianocraft, New York City’s premier rebuilding shop.  Train with some of the finest piano technicians and craftsmen in the profession. Visit our website at www.nypianotuningschool.com for more information.  NYSOPT is registered with the New York State Department of Education.

Wanted

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