Voicing Tutorial

Here’s a quick Voicing tutorial!  I noticed a bright note on a 1951 Poole Piano Co. Spinet sticking out. I’ll show you how “needling” this note evens out the tone. VOICING (VIdeo Transcription) Hey Guys!  Here’s a quick little tutorial on voicing.  This little spinet here has one note that’s kinda sticking out.  Listen.  Hear…

What is an RPT?

What is an RPT? “Registered Piano Technician.” To become an RPT, one must be part of the Piano Technicians Guild and pass three major examinations:   First, a Written exam The exam includes tuning theory, knowledge of piano design and technology. Second, a Tuning exam This includes performing pitch raises and tuning with and without…

Hammer Reshaping

  Hammer Reshaping or “voicing” is part of necessary piano maintenance.  Most piano hammers need reshaping several times throughout the life of the instrument. We recommend about every 15 years to keep your piano sounding great. Learn more about Hammer Reshaping and Voicing Piano hammers will become compacted and get deep grooves in them from…

The Painted Piano

We have some clients in Daybreak (South Jordan), UT who are high class. I’m talking top wrung when it comes to style and taste. We’ve serviced their piano for years, and recently in the process of remodeling their beautiful home they also wanted to give their family piano an updated look as well. After an…