I am proud to let everyone know that I am now the piano tuner for VCU! https://www.vcu.edu/ Not the concert tuner, but the practice rooms and such. This means I get to tune roughly 50 pianos in a 3 week period before each semester. I'm excited!
Last week I attended the Piano Technicians Guild National Convention in Lancaster, PA. Here's some thoughts that I picked up that can help you, the piano owner: 1) Water and soap do a lot when it comes to cleaning your piano. DO NOT use products such as Pledge to clean since those products contain silicone and can damage the finish to your piano. Just a lightly wet rag will do the job on keytops, insides of pianos, and the outside of pianos. DO NOT move your piano outside and
I just returned from "tuning" a digital piano. No, I didn't tune it, because a digital piano does not usually need tuning, and if it does, it's time to buy a new one. I did check out the loose damper pedal, though, and will be ordering a new part for the digital piano. That being said, I thought it might be helpful to show the different sizes of pianos available and discuss briefly their perks or nonperks. First is the Spinet Piano. These were made right after WWII and on int