There is more in this instrument

Not all piano tuning is straightforward. Over the past few months, I have been involved in a large project with a pianist and a piano that didn’t quite respond to the musician’s thoughts. The pianist was convinced that the piano could deliver more, and was willing to...

Back to Massachusetts

“Talk about the life in Massachusetts, speak about the people I’ve seen”  (1) I first wrote about the Mason & Hamlin piano factory when I toured the factory during my Churchill Fellowship in May 2013. I was invited by the Head Engineer, Bruce Clark, after meeting...
Online Bookings Now Available!

Online Bookings Now Available!

I am always looking for ways to improve my service to my clients, which is why I am now using an online booking service. Why? To make it easier for clients to quickly book the time that works for them without the dreaded Phone Tag Tango. A quick history of the Phone...

Pianos – Do Rei Mi

Let’s start at the very beginning…. As Julie Andrews sang, it’s a very good place to start. The piano was first known as gravecembalo col piano e forte. Translated it means harpsichord with soft and loud. The piano evolved from the harpsichord as musicians...

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