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Mr. Dale Probst

Registered Piano Technician

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Dale Probst is a Registered Piano Technician in the Piano Technicians Guild (PTG) and a member of the Music Instrument Technicians Association(MITA). He has been restoring, repairing, servicing and tuning pianos and organs in the Texoma area for over twenty five years. A musician since the age of eight, Dale played in groups in Austin, Houston, and Wichita Falls,Tx. A native of Wichita Falls and graduate of Midwestern State University,he feels fortunate to have a vocation that combines his love of music, woodworking, metal working,and electronics. He received training at the Baldwin Piano factory and is a graduate of the Yamaha "Little Red Schoolhouse". In addition, through PTG and MITA he has received training on most major brands of pianos and organs. He services and restores electronic organs, pianos and both pneumatic and electronic player systems. He is proud to have served the Piano Technicians Guild (PTG) as President twice, Vice President twice, Secretary Treasurer twice, Regional Vice President twice and Institute Director four times and on various committees. He was elected President of the Texas State Association (TSA) of PTG three times, Vice President twice and Seminar Director three times. He has taught technical classes at the PTG Convention, TSA Conference, Mid Atlantic Regional Convention, Central West Regional Seminar and the South Central Regional Conference in addition to various chapters. He served the Texoma Chapter of PTG in various offices, as instructor and PTG Council delgate. He is counts himself blessed to have been mentored by Jimmy C. Gold RPT and to be partners with Elizabeth Ward RPT.

Education

Midwestern State University
Wichita Falls, Texas, United States
Bachelor of Arts, 1974
English and History
1969 To 1974

Professional Associations

Reed Organ Society
1989 - Present

Music Instrument Technicians Association
1985 - Present

Piano Technicians Guild
1982 - Present

Job History

Vice President
Wichita Falls, TX, United States
August 1979 - present

Honors and Awards

Golden Hammer
Piano Technicians Guild (PTG)
2015

Hall of Fame
Piano Technicians Guild (PTG)
2014

Jimmy Gold Award
Texas State Association of the PTG (TSA)
1995

Member of Note
Piano Technicians Guild (PTG)
2000

Presidential Citation
Piano Technicians Guild (PTG)
2011

Presidential Citation
Piano Technicians Guild (PTG)
2000