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Mr. Daniel Achten

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Daniels Piano Technician journey began in 2002 when a close friend put him through school at the American School of Piano Tuning in California. He immediately fell in love with tuning and fixing pianos, became the in-house technician for the music store Music Central [sic] and soon thereafter built his own clientele. He has lived in the Chattanooga, TN since 2012 and is an Associate Member of the Piano Technicians Guild (PTG). Besides his own customers he services pianos for Summitt Pianos in Chattanooga and Bill Jones music in Ooltewah. He also just started working with Alan Gilreath and Associates in GA. He has pursued music for most of his life, playing guitar since 1989. He studied Classical and Jazz guitar at Christopher Newport University, an NASM accredited school. Piano was his minor. He has participated in a variety of music ranging from theater to jazz, rock, funk, folk and classical ensembles. He also holds a Bachelors Degree in Theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Aside from pianos he has also worked in Carpentry for over 20 years, owned his own remodeling business, built his own house and log cabin and also spent two years repairing and building guitars with the Isle of Wight Instrument Co. Last, but not least, he is a family man who loves spending time with his beautiful wife Rebekah and 5 kids. They have one more on the way!