Listen to Del Fandrich discuss the future of piano design.
Since 1960, Del Fandrich has evolved from a basic service technician to an independent rebuilder, manufacturer and design consultant. He served as the Director of R&D with Baldwin and has consulted to brands like Charles Walter and Young Chang. Most recently he has been working with John Martin of Wertheim Piano to develop a totally new vertical piano. He has authored numerous papers on topics ranging from basic piano technology to advanced concepts in design and manufacturing. He continues to lecture globally as one of the most forward-thinking minds in the piano industry, maintaining several active research projects in his workshop in Olympia, WA.