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Polyester & Lacquer Finish Touch Up Academy
with Mike Ello, RPT

March 27 & 28, 2020

PTG Home Office

Kansas City
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Come spend two full days learning the secrets of how to perform professional repair and touch up to damaged polyester or lacquer finished pianos. Whether you wish to be totally safe touching up edges, light scratches, and small defects, or you are ambitious enough to take on a lacquer or polyester fill repair, discover how you can add more income to your service calls. This class is also a great opportunity for those who work with piano moving or sales.

  • Two day skills-based course 
  • Lecture and discussion along with plenty of hands-on opportunities and group discussion 
  • Only 12 spaces available. Register by February 20 to reserve yours.

Price includes:

  • Fully-illustrated Master Guide to Piano Finish Touch Up
  • All materials and tools
  • Friday & Saturday lunch
  • Transportation between the nearby Drury Inn and PTG Home Office

PTG-Logo-Master.pngAbout the Instructor
Mike Ello, Registered Piano Technician, has been a professional piano technician since 1981 with over 30 years experience touching up lacquer and polyester finishes on pianos. He lives in the Houston, TX area and is the owner of Ello Piano Services. Mike is a frequent presenter at the local, regional and national level.

Mike Ello

Fee
$695 PTG member / $885 Non-Member
Space is limited to 12 students. Register by February 20 to reserve your slot.

Location
PTG Home Office
4444 Forest Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66106
913-432-9975

Recommended Lodging
Take advantage of special PTG rates at a nearby Drury Inn with free wireless internet, hot breakfast, evening Kickback with hot food and cold drinks, fitness center, indoor pool, free parking and more. You'll receive reservation information when you register.

Transportation
Kansas City International Airport (KCI) - flykci.com - approximately 25 miles from the PTG Home Office
Ground transportation from KCI - Super Shuttle (AAA discounts), Taxi, Uber.
Transportation between the Drury Inn and the PTG Home Office is included in your class fee.

Supplies
All supplies, tools and equipment provided. Free wi-fi is available in the classroom if you'd like to bring a laptop or mobile device.

Schedule
Friday, March 27 & Saturday, March 28 • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Registration
Online:  Register online

By mail or fax:  Download registration form. Send to kathy@ptg.org or 913-432-9986.
By phone:  PTG Home Office, 913-432-9975

Questions? Contact Kathy Maxwell at 913-432-9975, 913-276-5202 or kathy@ptg.org.

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Visit the online PTG Academy at my.ptg.org.

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