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    Six Pianos!

    Attached is an image of the vagrant I had to overcome in order to access the piano shop at CalArts at 4 o'clock this past Sunday morning. I don't usually tune this early on any day of the week, and especially not on a Sunday. However, that evening there ...

  • Howard You ask some very poignant questions that should be addressed to the chairman of the music department. The most important, I believe, is number 6. I suspect that most classically trained piano faculty will have a very hard time understanding the ...

  • A few questions to ask before recommending electronic instruments 1. Forty years later are the digitals still useful and parts and technicians available (as are the acoustics)? 2. Will the job description change so the piano tech has to maintain digitals? ...

  • I agree with Fred about the longevity in a group piano classroom. It really comes down to cost vs longevity and, how much will they be beat on. (The one thing that would scare me about digitalis is that one spill could potentially fry the keyboard.) ...

  • At our school of music, it was decided about 4 years ago to purchase 5 to 6 Yamaha Clavinovas for a few of our practice rooms. This has been sort of an "experiment" of sorts (to see how these would work out-but there was a great deal of concern among ...

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