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International Association of Piano Builders and Technicians


The International Association of Piano Builders and Technicians (IAPBT) is a worldwide association of piano service organizations and individuals. The purpose of the association is the formation and maintenance of a worldwide fellowship of piano technicians and rebuilders. The objectives of the organization are to encourage and to provide a means of exchange of technical information and related subjects and for cooperation in scientific research to improve the quality of pianos. Exchange of information is on a voluntary basis.


    Applications

 

    IAPBT Convention

July 10 - 15, 2017

In conjunction with the: 
2017 PTG 
Convention
and Technical Institute

St. Louis Union Station Hotel
St. Louis, Missouri USA

    Individual Members 

Stavros Kyriakides
P.O. Box 27780
CY-2433 Engomi-Nicosia
Cyprus
svk@steinwaycy.com

Kwon-Kuen Cheng
Room 1904 Sun Yuet House
Sun Chui Estate, Shatin
Hong Kong

Kostas Kechaidis (Greece)
95 Iassonos Avenue
Volos, 38221
Greece
kehaidis@otenet.gr

Roger Rhys
Perito Moreno 813
Trelew, Chubut 9100
Argentina
rrhys@tutopia.com or rogeliorhys@hotmail.com
 
Timur Rizayev
College of Music, Mahidol University
25/25 Phuttamonthon Sai 4
Salaya, Nakonpathom 73770 Thailand
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
timur_rizayev@mail.ru
timur.daniel@gmail.com



    Member Associations 

Australasian Piano Tuners and
Technicians Association (APTTA)

Michael Ryan, President
117 Hutton Rd
Ferny Hills, Brisbane 4055
Queensland
Australia
(07) 3351 2139

m.ryan@bigpond.net.au
www.aptta.org.au
 
Chinese Musical Instrument Association
President: An Zhi
Office 706, Building One, Jiaye Mansion
21 Shunsantiao, Fengtai District
Beijing, 10079
China

Chinese Piano Tuners Association
Chairman: Feng Gaokun
Office 706, Building One, Jiaye Mansion
21 Shunsantiao, Fengtai District
Beijing, 10079
China

European Union of Piano Makers
Associations (Europiano)

President: Nils Henrik Jansen

president@euro-piano.org
Publisher of Europiano Magazine
PPVMEDIEN GmbH
Postfach 57
D-85230 Bergkirchen
Germany
Telefon (0 81 31) 56 55-0

www.euro-piano.org

Japan Piano Technicians Association (JPTA)
President: Takeshi Saida
5F, Gakki-Kaikan, 2-18-21 Sotokanda Chiyoda-Ku. Tokyo, 101-0021
Japan
Phone: 011 81 3 3255-3897 
Fax: 011 3 3255-9246

info@jpta.org
www.jpta.org

Korea Association of Piano Tuners (KAPT)
President: Kwang-Hyun Park
#303,  Yang Hwa Bldg. 
516-14 Mok 2-Dong ,Yangcheon-Gu
Seoul, Korea 
Phone: 011 82 02-586-2529~30, 732-2211
Fax: 011 82 02-521-7979

orpia@nate.com
www.tuners.or.kr

Piano Technicians Guild (PTG)
4444 Forest Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66106
USA
913-432-9975 (phone)
913-432-9986 (fax)

exec@ptg.org
www.ptg.org

South African Association for
Professional Piano Tuners (SAAPPT)

Mr. Lukas van der Walt, Chariman
36 Jeanette Street 
Brackenfell, 7560
South Africa
+27-021-981-5551(phone)
+27-021-981-5552 (fax) 

musicalp@lukasvdw.co.za
www.sapianotuners.co.za

Taiwan Piano Technicians Association (TPTA)
President: Chung-Tang Hu
7F-8 No.2, Lane 60, Sec, 2, Xin Sheng N Rd. 
10447 Taipei
Taiwan 
Phone: (011 886) 2-25368480
Fax: (011 886) 35-310914
Fax: (011 886) 2-25368481

tpta.tuners@msa.hinet.net

Piano Technicians Guild of ROC
(Republic of China)
President: Wang Yi Ming 
3 Fl. No. 416-2 Tin Jou Road 
Taipei 
Taiwan





 

    Past Conventions

2015 - Moscow, Russia
2015 Directors Meeting Minutes
2015 General Session Minutes

2013 - Hangzhou, China
2013 Minutes

2011 - Taipei, Taiwan
2011 Directors Meeting Minutes

2009 - Brisbane, Australia
2009 Directors Meeting Minutes
2009 General Session Minutes

2007 - Daegu, Korea
2007 Directors Meeting Minutes
2007 General Session Minutes

2005 - Kansas City, USA
2005 Directors Meeting Minutes
2005 General Session Minutes

2000 - England

1999 - Hamamatsu, Japan

1997 - Emmetten, Switzerland

1995 - Albuquerque, USA

1993 - Colochester England

1991 - Seoul, Korea

2003 - Dessau, Germany

1989 - Kyoto, Japan

1987 - Toronto, Canada

l985 - Kansas City, USA

l983 - Tokyo, Japan

1981 - Thun, Switzerland


    Bylaws

Most recent (2007)