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Kent M. Moore – Master Piano Technician and owner of Coppell Piano Shop, the blog author shares his candid views about experiences during his 40 years in the music business.

His writing draws on his experience in the piano industry in retail, wholesale, national and international sales and marketing management. He is currently a member of the Fort Worth Piano Technicians Guild. He learned to tune pianos in 1982 and joined the Bluegrass Piano Technicians Guild and later the Dallas Piano Technician’s Guild.

An avid writer and award winning publisher, Mr. Moore has experience in territory management, banking, publishing, and civic leadership.  He earned a minor in Piano Performance and Economics and a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Kentucky; served honorably in the U.S. Air Force, during the Vietnam Era. His vocational interests include swimming, jazz piano, composition and arranging, gardening, social media and music advocacy.

Coppell Piano Shop serves clients in Flower Mound, Lewisville, Coppell and surrounding areas. Please visit Coppell Piano Shop.com for more information.

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A Journal of A Piano Technician

What do piano technicians do? I’ll tell you…

Shopper’s Guide to Buying Musical Instruments

In this series of blog articles I am going to share some tips on how to get an incredible deal on an expensive musical instrument.

Talking about Family Music Curriculum

Piano teachers can help parents by introducing the idea of the family music curriculum. Talk about it with parents.

Piano Care and Maintenance

Pianos require general care and periodic maintenance. Here is a list of what is required to protect your investment.

Hammer Installation Part 1

The “strike line” is where the hammer is supposed to hit the string. See the grooves? Find the center. It has moved a bit over time. Why? Here is the technical part.

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