I wanted to put the word out that the Reno NV area is in need of concert
experienced piano technicians. 3 people have recently retired leaving a
big void. Right now I'm the only willing and/or able to deal with
performance tunings. I'm having to travel out of town to cover concerts
that were planned, but their tuner moved to Utah. And two others have
left. Everyone else isn't ready, like our several apprentices, or has
stage fright and won't do it. I'm starting to talk about this on the
CAUT forum first because I assume since you are at a college or
university you've had experience working for touring artists. Maybe one
of you needs a change of scenery and Reno would be a good fit.
Right now I'm working for the university, 2 orchestras, 2 chamber music
festivals, and a summer seasonal orchestra near here. Not to mention
the showrooms of the casinos and the local Steinway store. Many of my
clients are orchestra members so there is a strong personal community
connection with a lot of them. I personally would love to have someone
around who I could call to sub for me if I got sick or something, or
just to send work to that I can't get to. I know moving is tough these
days, so that might be a problem. Also, the market here is as wealthy
as some other places like San Francisco or Boston, so income is rather
modest. It's partly the area that you a living in that is rewarding.
Work is steady though.
You can contact me by replying to sender on the forum and we can talk.
Thanks very much.
Robert Callaghan RPT