Piano Technology Conference
May 24 - 26, 2021
Because we are not able to take our students to a regional conference this year, we have assembled a miniature virtual conference for them. One of the best things about taking students to a conference is the opportunity to interact with YOU, our alumni—so we are hoping you can join us too!
You are invited to three days of learning and demonstrations with an exciting roster of NBSS alumni and industry leaders. View the detailed schedule below.
Conference registration is free and open to all NBSS alumni. If you are interested in supporting NBSS with a gift, you are welcome to consider an optional tax-deductible contribution to the School.
Monday, May 24
|8:30-10:00 am||Lauren Sclafani |
PT '14, PA '15
|Introduction to Steinway Spirio Hi-Definition Player System|
|David Stanwood |
PT '78, PA '79, DA '07
“Dolge’s Dilemma”, Wool in the Modern Piano Hammer
Historical Tour of Steinway Damper Actions
Basic Soundboard Design, Construction, and Installation
The Approach to Piano Voicing
Development of the Kawai Millennium III Carbon Composite Action
Tuesday, May 25
|Surviving and Thriving as a College and University Piano Technician|
Introduction to Action Geometry
Manufacturing Custom Keyboards
|1:00-2:30 pm||Don Mannino||On Site Grand Regulation and Service|
|3:00-4:30 pm||Don Mannino|
Action Centers: The Secret of Consistent Touch
Agraffes can be fun! Or, what to do when bad things happen.
|7:00 pm||NBSS||Book Club|
Wednesday, May 26
|Manufacturing Reproductions of Historical Instruments|
Yamaha Flange Cord Replacement
New Customer, Old System
Dan Levitan PT '75
The Tuner's Hand
|7:00 pm||NBSS||Tales from the Field|
Contact the Piano Technology department at firstname.lastname@example.org.