Contributors and Technical Advisors

 

Officers

Owners
Randy and Lynne Potter

President and Director
Randy Potter, Registered Piano Technician
Member Piano Technicians Guild, Inc.

Registrar and Secretary
Lynne Potter

 

Technical Advisory Board

Thomas A. Cobble, R.P.T. (Emeritus)
Piano Technician and Rebuilder
Cobble Piano Service,
Melbourne, Florida
Jim Coleman, Sr., R.P.T.
Head Technician, Arizona State University,
Tempe, Arizona
George Defebaugh, R.P.T. (Emeritus)
Piano Technician and Rebuilder
Superior Imports,
Los Angeles, California
Joseph A. Garrett, R.P.T.
Piano Technician and Rebuilder
“G” Piano Works,
Gales Creek, Oregon
James Geiger, R.P.T.
Former Division Chairman, Piano Tuning Department,
Houston Community College, Houston, Texas
Head Technican, Morehead State University, Kentucky
Ward Guthrie, R.P.T.
Piano Technician and Rebuilder
Bozeman, Montana
David L. Pennington, R.P.T.
Former Director of Instruction,
Aubrey Willis School of Piano Technology,
Orlando, Florida
David M. Swartz, R.P.T.
Piano Technician and Rebuilder
Majestic Piano, Inc.,
Rosemont (Minneapolis), Minnesota

Technical Contributors

We are deeply indebted to many technicians and piano manufacturers for the technical assistance and materials they have provided during the writing, producing and regular updating of our course training manuals and technical video tapes. Without their assistance this course would not be possible. Some of them are listed below.

Bob Beck, RPT
Samick America
Bill Brandom, RPT
Yamaha International
Hendrik Broekman
Hubbard Harpsichords
Wally Brooks, RPT
Brooks Limited
Kirk & Mark Burgett
PianoDisk / Music Systems Research
Mason & Hamlin Pianos
Dave Campbell, RPT
Pearl River Pianos
Ray Chandler, RPT
Kawai America
Bösendorfer
Bruce Clark
Mason & Hamlin Pianos
Wessell, Nickel & Gross
Thomas Cobble, RPT
Richmond, Virginia
Melbourne, Florida
Jim Coleman, Sr., RPT
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
Gary Conte
Boston Pianos
Vince Cooke
Bösendorfer International
George Defebaugh, RPT
Palmdale, California
LaRoy Edwards, RPT
Yamaha International
Richard Elrod
Samick America
Darrell Fandrich, R.P.T.
Fandrich & Sons Pianos
Stanwood, Washington
Bill Garlick, RPT
Steinway & Sons Pianos
Bill Garlick Associates
Joseph Garrett, RPT
Gales Creek, Oregon
Dean Garten, RPT
Yamaha International
Samick America
Phil Glen, RPT
Yamaha International
Young Chang Pianos
Peter Goodrich
Steinway & Sons Pianos
Gary Green, RPT
Sohmer Pianos
Steinway & Sons Pianos
Fern Henry, RPT
Vacaville, California
Wayne Hicks
Mapes Piano String Company
Ari Isaac, RPT
A. Isaac Hammers
Willowdale, Ontario
Dave & Herb Johnson
Schaff Piano Supply
Scott Jones
Steinway & Sons Pianos
Kirk Kirkpatrick
Barstow, California
Keith Kopp, RPT
Potter’s Piano Service
Jon Light
Kimball International
Bob & Gail Mair
Dampp-Chaser Electronics
Don Mannino, RPT
Young Chang Pianos
Kawai Pianos
Raye McCall, RPT
Pomona, California
Lloyd Meyer
Mason & Hamlin Companies
Renner U.S.A.
Michael Mohr
Steinway & Sons Pianos
Franz Mohr
Steinway & Sons Pianos
Paul Monocino
Mason & Hamlin Companies
Ralph J. Onesti, RPT
Onesti Piano Restorations
Woodlyn, Pennsylvania
Don Peterson, RPT
Highland, Utah
Richard Potter, Sr.
Portland, Oregon
Ray Reuter, RPT
Kimball International
Yamaha International
Dean Reyburn, RPT
Reyburn CyberTuner
Cedar Springs, Michigan
Dr. Al Sanderson, RPT
Inventronics, Inc.
Nikolaus Schimmel
Schimmel Pianos
Steve Smith
Dampp-Chaser Electronics
Bill Spurlock, RPT
Spurlock Specialty Tools
Vacaville, California
Alan Vincent, RPT
Baldwin Pianos
Geneva / Petrof Pianos
Kent Webb, RPT
Baldwin Pianos
Roger Weisensteiner, RPT
Kimball International
Bösendorfer International
Roger Wheelock, R.P.T.
Dampp-Chaser Corporation
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Lloyd Whitcomb, RPT
Yamaha International
Lonnie Young, RPT
Wurlitzer Pianos