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    RE: Why Aural Tuning?

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    Yes. Also reminds me of an accountant I once had. When the software came out that could do taxes accurately in about 1/4 of the time he told me that he preferred to do it the old fashioned way. It took ...

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    RE: Why Aural Tuning?

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    Tim,  I believe you are also quite correct here. I think it is generally accepted (to reasonable people) that a fine job can be be done either way, with just the ears, or with just the ETD, or both together. ...

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Sixty Years and Counting 

Paul Brown, RPT
PTG President

It’s hard to believe that 60 years ago, the National Association of Piano Tuners and the American Society of Piano Technicians merged to form The Piano Technicians Guild. The process took years of negotiation and a certain amount of trust to ensure the new organization would endure the test of time. 

Thirty-eight years ago, the International Association of Piano Builders and Technicians was formed. It has been our pleasure to be their host this year in St. Louis, and we look forward to the IAPBT convention in two years.

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