What Is So Special about the Yamaha U1?

Sep 21, 2017Posted in: General

The Yamaha U1 is undoubtedly the most popular upright piano ever made. Larry Fine's Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer lists the Yamaha U1 as a staff pick, calling it “the standard against which every 48” vertical [piano] is inevitably compared”. Click on the title to read the full post

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New Piano Store Opening

Jan 14, 2016Posted in: General

We are thrilled to announce the opening of P.S. Pianos, Northern BC's largest piano store! We have a large selection of new and used pianos, and are proud to be the authorized dealer for Heintzman & Co. This legendary Canadian company has been making pianos for Canadian homes and concert stages since 1866! We also carry a full line of piano care products. Click on the title to read the full post.

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Piano Technicians Guild Convention

Aug 3, 2014Posted in: GeneralRepairs

This July, I was fortunate to be able to be one of the nearly 500 piano service specialists, manufacturers and suppliers who attended the Piano Technicians Guild (PTG) Annual Convention and Technical Institute in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s event offered 275 total hours of classroom and hands-on learning from more than 90 instructors from around the world. Click on the title to read the full post.

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Why Bicycle?

Mar 31, 2014Posted in: General

I use a variety of transportation options in running my business: walking, bicycling, and using public transit. However, I am proud to say that I  get to most of my appointments by bicycle. Click on the title to read the full post.

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What is an RPT?

Feb 4, 2014Posted in: General

The Registered Piano Technician title designates the foremost piano technology credentials in North America. All RPTs have passed rigorous exams in theory, tuning, regulation, and repairs. Click on the title to read the full post.

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