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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.

€860
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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.

Course content

Course week 'Piano Tuning for beginners'
Course week 'Piano Tuning for beginners'
Course week 'Piano Tuning for beginners'
Course week 'Piano Tuning for beginners'


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.
Course week 'Piano Tuning for beginners'
Course week 'Piano Tuning for beginners'
Course week 'Piano Tuning for beginners'
Course week 'Piano Tuning for beginners'


Day 3:

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

  • Tuning practical with Dirk's Tuner.
Course week 'Piano tuning for beginners'
Course week 'Piano tuning for beginners'
Day 5:

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

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