Started playing piano at age 5 in 1973. Joined PTG and began studying piano technology while attending The Evergreen State College in 1992. Passed RPT exams in 1994. Became a CTE in 1997. Have served as Chapter Vice-President, President, Pacific NW Conference President, and Piano Technicians Guild Institute Team. Have served as President of Washington Music Teachers Assoc. Olympia Chapter.
Married to Jean Sowers who manages our piano service business in Olympia Washington: Pianova Piano Service. Father to Joshua (b. 1991), Ventura (b. 1994) and Rowan (b. 2002).
Enjoy cooking, reading, walking, playing piano, current events, movies, games, online research.