Tuning Exam Prep.

This is a one day session. Basically, you come to the studio and take a mock exam under Rick's observation. You must have completed our course to qualifiy for this class. Usually, we have the PTG Tuning Exam scheduled for the next day. You must be an Associate Member of PTG to take the class and take the exam. $50

Contact Rick Butler to schedule

Technical Exam Prep.

his is a one day session. Basically, you come to the studio and take a mock technical exam under Rick's observation. You must have completed our course to qualifiy for this class. Usually, we have the PTG Technical Exam scheduled for the next day. You must be an Associate Member of PTG to take the class and take the exam. $50

Private Tutoring

We offer private tutoring in our studio on tuning and repair. Sessions are two hours long. The fee is $50 a session. Contact Rick Butler to schedule

Advanced Workshops

From time to time, we offer hands on seminars. Here is a description of the seminars:

5 day hands on seminar in Regulation and Voicing using new Steinway Grand Pianos. These seminars are limited to two people. Each student will have their own piano to work on. You must be qualified to participate in this project. $795.

2 day seminar in preparing a New Steinway Grand for performance. This is not a 'hands on' class. You will observe Rick as he works with a new Steinway, regulating the action and tone for optimum response and voice. There are no specific qualification needed for this class. $295.

3 day seminar in Vertical Regulation. This is a hands on class limited to two people. Again, each student will have a new vertical piano to regulate and tune. These are critical skills to have when working on pianos in the field. $495. Contact Rick Butler to schedule