Tonight’s Assistant

Sometimes parenting and work collide, but we made it all work.   via Instagram https://ift.tt/35J3Pjc Honorary apprentice piano technician for the night due to a last second pre-Thanksgiving piano emergency. #piano #pianotechnician #pianotech #pianorepair #pianotechadventures …

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Death, Taxes, and Music Theory

  via Instagram https://ift.tt/34jUIFr Original parchment of early form of Western musical notation. Looks like music theory wasn’t any simpler in medieval times. #music #history #musichistory #musictheory #musicalnotation #composition #medieval

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Art Appreciation Day

  via Instagram https://ift.tt/34kTbz4 How freakin’ cool is this Jimi Hendrix corrugated cardboard art piece? My clients truly amaze and inspire me. #tuningview #art #supportart #supportartists #creativity #jimihendrix #jimihendrixart #thingsthatarecool I’m a curious sort and …

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Red Light View

  via Instagram https://ift.tt/35nj3dK Red light view on the way home from a service call. #tuningview #pnw #bridge #lewisandclarkbridge #rainier #columbiariver #highway30 #pianotechnician #pianotechadventures

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Classical Music is for Everyone, even Five-Year-Olds

  via Instagram https://ift.tt/2QDOCvS Today I used a random Amazon promotional credit I had lying around because my FIVE YEAR OLD has been begging to listen to 20th century classical composer Malcolm Arnold’s English Dances: …

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Balalaikas and Zithers and Accordians, oh my!!!

  via Instagram https://ift.tt/2O0GcNh They’re not pianos, but they have strings and tuning pins and/or keys, so they’re still pretty darn cool. #instrument #musicalinstrument #music #stringedinstrument #traditionalmusicinstrument

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View of Portland from the Northwest District

Why People Keep Moving to Portland

  via Instagram https://ift.tt/2KCfPLv This outstanding view would have made today’s service call totally worth it even if my clients hadn’t been completely delightful folks. #view #tuningview #cityscape #pdx #pnw #pianotechnician #pianotechadventures #pianotuner #pianotunerlife #lovemyjob

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Yamaha Disklavier

Five Amazing Features of the Yamaha Disklavier

When I mention to people that one of my specialties as a piano technician is working on modern piano player systems, I often get a quizzical look in response. Most people have heard of player …

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A Sunday Sing-a-Long

Over the weekend, International Children’s Art Network (ICAN) hosted a sing-a-long with local choir The Portland Revels at the All Classical Portland studios. I’ve always loved to sing; chorus was one of my favorite activities …

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Yamaha Grand Action Model

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To Buy or Not to Buy a Player Piano

Throughout my life as a piano player and my career as a piano technician, I’ve noticed an interesting divide in opinions on player pianos. Some people think they’re the bees’ knees. I mean, a piano …

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Gift Wrapped Boxes

Relevant to my interests. #piano #music #🎶 #🎹 #accessories

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