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

October 22 - 23, 2021
Check back for 2022 dates.

PTG Home Office

Kansas City

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 
  • COVID-19 prevention procedures will be in place for your personal protection.
  • Limited space available.

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

$695 PTG member / $855 Non-Member

PTG Home Office
4444 Forest Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66106

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.

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.

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.

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Online:   Coming soon.

By mail or fax:  Download a Polyester class registration form.
Email: kathy@ptg.org or fax to 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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