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Unseen Artists: Sights & Insights from the Piano Technicians Guild

Through April 2018, the Museum of Making Music presents Unseen Artists: Sights & Insights from the Piano Technicians Guild.

More than just a Tuner — What Does a Piano Technician Do?
In this exhibit—presented in partnership with the Piano Technicians Guild—you’ll find out that they are much more than just a piano tuner.

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Norfolk Piano Man is Looking for a Home for His Collection

Norfolk Piano Man is Looking for a Home for His Collection

“All our pianos have their own character and a lot of them are from famous makers. Bill is getting older and at some point this collection will die. From my point of view I would like to see him get an apprentice to learn about it so the collection can carry on. We cannot do anything more with it or raise funds until we have a building. Because everything is so crammed it is soul destroying even to go and look at it.”

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8 Ways to Make Your Piano Room Sing

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My sister just added a beautiful black upright piano to her home. It has turned her place into a musical hot spot for family and friends and has me thinking about getting one. But where would I put it, and how do I design a room with it?

If you have a new or used piano or are pondering the idea, here are some tips on finding a stylish place where your piano sounds and looks great.