Winds of Change

I recall that in my undergraduate years, eons ago, the concert piano received a tuning before every senior recital. The tuning often occurred within the hour or so before the recital itself; when scheduling prevented this, a sign was placed on the piano declaring it off-limits to heavy use. Such attention to detail seemed natural in an environ...
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How Do You Prepare for a Career as a Piano Technician?

My piano tuner is also a flutist in a major symphony orchestra. During one of his first service calls to my home, I realized that the man sitting at my piano, casually dressed and listening intently, was wearing white tie and tails on stage the week before. I asked him which came first, the chicken or the egg-was he a player who tuned or a tun...
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