"Taking something old or just out-
Although basic piano design has not changed drastically, materials, tools, technique, methods, glues and lubricants continue to progress. GR attends technology sharing and training, such as is provided by the Piano Technicians Guild to keep current with his knowledge and skills. "This takes a focused effort." according to GR who states "Keeping pace with this trade benefits customers who expect professional skilled service from their technician."
Piano Tuning & Maintenance
Piano Tuning and Servicing covers a variety of tasks:
Fixing "sticky keys"
Regulation (key touch and feel)
Tone regulation / Voicing
In addition to piano tuning and technology, GR has played guitar since the 8th grade and performed solo and with a variety of groups over the years.