The Butler School of Piano Technology
Piano Tuning School

Learn Piano Tuning at your own pace!

Grand Damper Seminar

Open to all members of the Piano Technicians Guild

This is a full week of individual hands-on training in the Grand Dampers. I will tailor our time together based on your experience and individual needs. This class is limited to two people, you and me. This allows me to provide the personalized, hands-on training that you desire.

Students who complete the course receive a Certificate in Basic Grand Damper Regulation.

Course Description

Wire bending
Installing new wires on new damper heads
Choosing and gluing new felt to new damper heads
Rebushing the guide rail
Processing the underlevers
Wire bending
Proper timing
Installing and regulating the dampers
Processing the trapwork
Regulating the pedals

Accommodations and Meals
There are several hotels and B&Bs in the area. I will pick you up and bring you back to your room each day. We will provide a nice breakfast and lunch.
The cost of accommodations will vary.
I will pick you up from the airport, train, or bus stations and take you back at week's end.

$1895.00 - includes a set of grand dampers, wires, and felt you can take home with you.
Please get in touch with me directly to schedule your seminar.
The class will run from Monday through Friday.