This Course in Piano Tuning and Repair is the foundation you'll need to professionally service both grand and vertical pianos.
The Online Video Library is a very important part of our Course. Here, you'll be able to watch how the information presented in the Instruction Manual is applied.
As a student of the school, you will be able to email or phone us with any questions you may have.
Students use a study guide (Course Workbook) in place of classroom instruction. Using this resource as a guide, you can measure your progress.
The course has 24 lessons. There are self study questions for each lesson.
Instruction Manual and Course Workbook
Also, there are movies that correspond to these lessons. You can view them on line. You will recieve a username and password to log on to the 'Butler School Video Library'.
One note Grand Action Model
The Technical Exam for the Guild requires that you assemble and regulate a grand and vertical action model. You can borrow the models from the school for a period of 2 weeks only. You must pay all shipping cost. Or you can purchased these models from the Guild here.
Tools are sold separately and can be purchased at a professional discount from Schaff Piano Supply.
List of Recommended Tools to begin the course
These tools cost about $195 plus shipping
Tools that can be added and purchased as needed
These tools are the same tools that I have in my tool case, with one exception. The alcohol lamp that I carry is no longer available. However, the alcohol lamp listed above is pretty good.
Three note Vertical Action Model
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