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Exploring the Potential of Narrow Key Pianos w/ Hannah Reimann & Fanny Steingraeber

Exploring the Potential of Narrow Key Pianos w/ Hannah Reimann & Fanny Steingraeber

Get ready for a fun PTRH session this Saturday as we bring you an exclusive conversation with two distinguished figures in the world of pianos: Hannah Reimann from Str...

Pitch Perfect Pair w/ Donna Byrd & Susan Kline

Pitch Perfect Pair w/ Donna Byrd & Susan Kline

Donna Byrd and Susan Kline, two guests with the most insider information make it to today’s episode. Donna, a North Bennet Street School student and a consistent guest...

Tuning In w/ The PTRH Community

Tuning In w/ The PTRH Community

Dive into the harmonious echoes of our PTRH community in this episode, where the vibrant voices of participants weave together a tapestry of insights and shared experi...

Piano Horizons w/ Oliver Esmonde-White

Piano Horizons w/ Oliver Esmonde-White

This PTRH session features the remarkable Oliver Esmonde-White with guest appearances by the insightful Wayne Ferguson. They're two of Canada's finest piano pros. The ...

Networking as Piano Technicians w/ Carl Lieberman

Networking as Piano Technicians w/ Carl Lieberman

In today’s session, we join Carl Lieberman in person and talk about the importance of networking to thrive in the piano industry. Carl talks about how he has formed so...

Steinway Society of Puerto Rico w/ Jan D’Esopo

Steinway Society of Puerto Rico w/ Jan D’Esopo

In this session, we bring you exclusive access to an interview with Jan D’Esopo, an artist and impresario who founded the Steinway Society of Puerto Rico which offers ...

Guitar Restoration and Analogues to Piano Tuning w/ Danny Koentopp

Guitar Restoration and Analogues to Piano Tuning w/ Danny Koentopp

Today’s guest is a bit more unusual than what we do here at PTRH which makes it special and fun - Danny studies product design at Columbia College where he focuses on ...

A Non-Dual Jam Sesh w/ The PTRH Community

A Non-Dual Jam Sesh w/ The PTRH Community

In this episode, our host, Eathan Janney broadcasts live from the colorful backdrop of Puerto Rico. The episode is a freeform discussion with the community in attendan...

Tuning for Professional Pianists w/ Sally Philips

Tuning for Professional Pianists w/ Sally Philips

Our special guest for today is Sally Philips of Piano Perfect LLC. She’s world-renowned and a well-kept secret of the Piano Industry. In this interactive session, Sall...

The Math of Pianos w/ Chris Brown

The Math of Pianos w/ Chris Brown

Christopher Brown joins us today, and he has mastered various skills like concert tuning, rebuilding, and teaching. He’s an engineer, piano designer, and producer. Chr...

Music of Chano Dominguez w/ Chano Dominguez

Music of Chano Dominguez w/ Chano Dominguez

In this episode, the great piano player, Chano Dominguez - the great piano player joins us and tells us all about his upcoming shows, his experience playing on stage, ...

Tools for Piano Success w/ Steve Brady

Tools for Piano Success w/ Steve Brady

In today’s episode, Steve Brady, the most highly awarded piano technician in the Pacific North West a member of the PTG Hall of Fame. He knows what it takes to make th...

History of Piano Building w/ Del Fandrich

History of Piano Building w/ Del Fandrich

In today’s episode, Del Fandrich, a consultant for various piano manufacturers across the world, uses the first principle of thinning to aid his designing process. Del...

Charging More for Business Success w/ Carl Lieberman 

Charging More for Business Success w/ Carl Lieberman 

In today’s episode Carl Lieberman, a tremendous business advisor, a piano technician, and a hybrid tuner joins us to share his wealth of knowledge on pianos. He’s a ga...

Action Parts and Restoration w/ Wayne Ferguson & Chip Mayer

Action Parts and Restoration w/ Wayne Ferguson & Chip Mayer

In today’s session two exceptional guests, Wayne Ferguson and Cip Mayer join us, who have each been in business for over 40 years. They share their journeys, anecdotes...

The Importance of Saying No w/ Bill Monroe

The Importance of Saying No w/ Bill Monroe

The owner of A440 Pino Services, and a second-time guest at the PTRH, Bill Manore joins us today and gives us a tour of his shop and talks about his business. He is a ...

Replacing, Building Sound Boards and Bridge Gapping w/ Ken Eschete

Replacing, Building Sound Boards and Bridge Gapping w/ Ken Eschete

Ken Eschete, is a piano technician who has worked with the conservation of historic pianos and teaches an online course on replacing and building sound boards and brid...

Steinway Pianos and Rebuilding w/ Alex Kostakis

Steinway Pianos and Rebuilding w/ Alex Kostakis

On today’s episode, we have Alex Kostakis join us whose family has been involved in Steinway for many years, and later they started their own rebuilding practice. Alex...

Soundboards & Rebuilding w/ Nick Gravagne

Soundboards & Rebuilding w/ Nick Gravagne

Nick Gravagne, who joined us for the PTM 2020 convention is back on Radio Hour to share some of his insights on building sound boards. Nick has made over 470 soundboar...

Pricing to Success in Piano Tuning w/ David Andersen & Eathan Janney

Pricing to Success in Piano Tuning w/ David Andersen & Eathan Janney

In this episode, David and Eathan talk about pricing in the piano industry, especially during the pandemic and post-pandemic. Raising prices may seem counter-intuitive...

Embrace Your Fears w/ David Andersen and Eathan Janney

Embrace Your Fears w/ David Andersen and Eathan Janney

In this episode, David and Eathan unpack what it means to do things that you are afraid of within the piano business. The pair focus on conquering fear as an essential...

Nuances of Piano Rebuilding w/ Bernard Mollberg

Nuances of Piano Rebuilding w/ Bernard Mollberg

Bernard has been in the piano business for over four decades and runs a classic, timeless piano artisan’s workshop. Piano rebuilding is his forte, and he has a wealth ...

Insights on Piano Tuning Exam w/ Ricki Kloss

Insights on Piano Tuning Exam w/ Ricki Kloss

Ricki Kloss is a certified tuning examiner and has been in the piano business since 1995. She shares her story of accidentally wandering onto her career path, encounte...

Sigal Music Museum Showcase w/ Thomas Strange

Sigal Music Museum Showcase w/ Thomas Strange

Thomas Strange–a fascinating, multi-talented individual and the owner of the musical instrument museum–makes an appearance on this program. In 2008, Thomas was asked t...

On Pitch w/ Rick Baldassin

On Pitch w/ Rick Baldassin

Join us in this episode as we sit down with Rick, the esteemed president and founder of Baldassin Pianos. Rick's remarkable journey includes recognition as a PTG membe...

Master Piano Technicians w/ David Andersen and Eathan Janney

Master Piano Technicians w/ David Andersen and Eathan Janney

In this podcast episode, the hosts delve into the pandemic's impact on the piano tuning industry and explore the concept of a "master piano technician." Eathan and Dav...

The Unique History and Vision of Klavins Pianos w/ David Klavins

The Unique History and Vision of Klavins Pianos w/ David Klavins

Discover the captivating world of Klavins Pianos in this episode as we delve into the history and innovative vision of piano designer and builder, David Klavins.Origin...

Period Piano Building w/ Paul McNulty

Period Piano Building w/ Paul McNulty

Paul McNulty, a North Bennet Street School graduate, is an iconoclast in the industry. He was the first in modern times to build an 1830 model Playel, an 1846 Boisselo...

Diagnosing A Piano w/ Nick Gravagne

Diagnosing A Piano w/ Nick Gravagne

Nick is a piano engineer with over 40 years of experience in the field. He has made significant contributions to the piano trade through his technical seminars across ...

Unique Insights From a Pianist and Tech w/ Fred Sturm

Unique Insights From a Pianist and Tech w/ Fred Sturm

Meet Fred Sturm. He's renowned and world-class as both a pianist and a piano tech. In this session, he discusses the connections between his two careers. We learn abou...

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