Resume

Piano Technician Qualifications

  • Completed the CF Theodore Steinway and Sons Factory Training Program
  • Attended the Yamaha Little Red School House Piano Regulation and Disklavier Service Program
  • Received Registered Piano Technician certification from the Piano Technicians Guild
  • Expertise in grand action rebuilding,
  • Experienced in lacquer and polyester case field touch up repair
  • Experienced in field service and repair of QRS, Yamaha Disklavier, and Steinway& Sons Spirio systems

Experience

General Manager and Chief Technician

Allied Piano, Allied Piano Service and Mainline Piano Service

PhiladelphiaPA

Manage and provide services for concert, in home, academic and religious institutions, provide technical service for piano tuning maintenance and repair, furniture repair, and modern player repair for QRS, Yamaha Disklavier, and Steinway & Sons Spirio.  Provide technical education in business, piano technology, piano player technology  and furniture cabinet repairs.  Pack and Ship materials for end user and technicians.

Service Manager 

Jacobs Music Company

PhiladelphiaPA

Mange and grow piano technical service department of 25 people, provide technical training, hire new employees, direct work flow and employee scheduling, departmental payroll processing,  financial analysis of department, expense tracking, and increase revenue of service department. 2014 to 2019

Concert and Field Service Technician

Jacobs Music Company

PhiladelphiaPA

Concert tuning and preparation, in home tuning, repairs, and regulation, case touch-up repair with lacquer and polyester, Special Steinway and Sons Selection preparation, field service and repair of QRS, Yamaha Disklavier and PianoDisc player systems, Steinway and Sons grand action rebuilding, maintain showroom pianos, customer referrals for new pianos and maintain Immaculata University School of Music performance and studio pianos.  2004 to 2014

Head Piano Technician

Taylor’s Music Keyboard Division

West Chester PA

Tune and maintain all showroom pianos, recondition used pianos for resale, in-home tuning for Taylor’s Music customers.  2003 to 2004

Assistant Piano Technician

West Chester University

West ChesterPA

Tune and maintain all practice and studio areas, assist Head Technician, concert tuning and preparation, standby technician for piano recordings. 2000 to 2007

Education

West Chester University of Pennsylvania School of Visual and Performing Arts

West Chester PA

Bachelor of Music: Elective Studies in Music and Computer Science                                    

Music Studies in:  Performance, Conducting, Theory, History, and Education.

Computer Studies in:  Programming in C++, Java, C#, Visual Programming, and Data Theory.

Graduated 2004

C. F. Theodore Steinway Technical Academy

Astoria NY

Nov. 2006: Servicing the Steinway Lacquer Finish

Mar. 2007: Two Week Extensive Technical Seminar, Grand Touch Regulation and Tone Regulation.

Oct.  2010: Grand Piano Damper Installation

Mar. 2012: Concert Service Seminar

2016: Steinway Spirio Seminar

2017: Advanced Steinway Spirio Seminar

Yamaha Little Red School House

Buena Park CA

37 Steps Yamaha Regulation Program

Advanced Disklavier Service and Repair

June 2012