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Course week 'piano tuning for beginners'

Course week 'piano tuning for beginners'
During this week you will learn the theoretical and practical steps of the piano tuning process. (with the help of Dirk's Piano Tuner).

The course can be given in Dutch, English, French and German.

€820
Euro
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Including overnight stays, breakfast, lunch and supper.

Partner not participating in the course: €550 Euro.
You pay half of this amount when you register and the other half three weeks (at the latest) prior to the start of the course.

The course can proceed with a minimum of three participants. You will receive a confirmation of this four weeks prior to the start of the course.
Day 1:

  • What is sound?
  • How do strings vibrate?
  • What is tuning and why is it necessary?
  • About stretch.
  • About voicing.
  • How to improve the tuning stability.
Day 2:

  • The equal temperament.
  • Tuning by ear vs. tuning devices.
  • Differences between upright and grand pianos.
  • Strings and their position in pianos.
  • A closer look at the action.
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Day 3:

  • The creation of sound.
  • Dirk's Piano Tuner explained.
  • Tuning practical.
Day 4:

  • Tuning practical with Dirk's Tuner.
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Day 5:

  • Perform small repairs.
  • A closer look at action regulation.
  • Questions.

The Instructor
The course is given by Ben Verbon. During a period of two years, Ben and Dirk developeded the piano tuner together. Ben has a lot of knowledge and experience in the field of tuning and restoring pianos.

Where and when


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The course is given at 'La Colline' in the Dordogne (France), where you will stay in French gîtes.

Click on the map to view the neighborhood with Google Maps to help plan your route.

Click on the map for Google Maps. Linard. 24270 St. Mesmin
La Colline
Linard
24270 St. Mesmin
France (Dordogne)
N 45° 22' 27.1"
E 1° 15' 07.2"

+33 (0)5 53 52 23 39
lacollinelinard@wanadoo.fr
http://www.lacolline-linard.fr
Arrival: sunday evening.
Departure: saturday morning.

First day Last day  
2016-05-01 2016-05-07 Fully booked
2016-05-22 2016-05-28 Fully booked
2016-06-19 2016-06-25 Fully booked
2016-08-07 2016-08-13 Fully booked
2017-04-23 2017-04-29 Fully booked
2017-05-07 2017-05-13 Fully booked
2017-08-13 2017-08-19 Fully booked
2018-04-15 2018-04-21  
2018-05-13 2018-05-19  
2018-05-27 2018-06-02  
Other dates are still unknown

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