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Connection in the Age of Social Distancing

As we gear up to resume service calls here at Andante Piano Works headquarters, I’ve been reflecting a lot on what it means to truly be connected to the people we care about during this …

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Piano Adventures: The Stay Home Edition

Keeping my five year old daughter engaged and entertained while being confined to our property for the duration of the Stay at Home directives has been a challenge. But one fun way she has been …

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This is 40

I am officially 40 years old. I must admit that celebrating what is somewhat of a milestone birthday at home amidst a worldwide pandemic wasn’t what I originally envisioned, but I am so lucky to …

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Join our Priority Contact List

We have received official word from the State of Washington that we will be able to resume service calls at the onset of Phase II, likely to start at the beginning of June. Sign up …

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Priorities in the time of COVID-19

It has become clear this past week that we are in uncharted territory due to the COVID-19 outbreak that is rapidly spreading throughout the world. Due to the Stay at Home directives in place in …

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Toeing the Line

Rules are meant to be (almost but technically not) broken. I’m kind of a rebel, what can I say?

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Going the Distance

One of the prominent parts of life as a piano technician is the travel. There have been times when I have been able to walk to my appointments, but those service calls are few and …

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The 2020 Clark College Jazz Festival

Since 2012, I’ve been tuning for the annual Clark College Jazz Festival, and it is still a joy 8 years later. There is something extremely gratifying about being a part of a festival that brings …

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Piano Profile: Mason & Hamlin Screw Stringer

One thing that I love about my job is that it is never boring. Case in point: I showed up to a service call a few days ago and lifted the lid of the piano …

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Then and Now

Happy New Year! I’ve been so busy lately that I didn’t realize that this particular New Year marked the start of a new decade. A decade sounds like a long time, and I suppose it …

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Worth It!

Ah, the price we pay for living in one of the most beautiful areas in the country…   Today’s tuning view. Totally worth the horrible traffic this morning. #tuningview #pnw #columbiariver #rolloncolumbia #pianotechnician #pianotechadventures #bridge …

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Putting the Cool in Classical Music

Earlier today, I had the pleasure of attending the latest edition of the Connections Concerts series, Pulse, at the historic Old Church Concert Hall in downtown Portland.   My most favorite scene from today’s @connectionsconcerts …

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