CAPT/ACAP-Zoom Seminar 2 – May 30, 2020

Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 1:30 PM Mountain Daylight Time (COMPLETED) This session will feature Michael Lipnicki from Calgary presenting “Performing Professional Estimates and Appraisals”.  Michael has many years of piano experience including service as an international concert technician and we are looking forward to his insights on this relevant topic.  Following Michael’s presentation, time…

CAPT/ACAP Online Mini-technical – April 25, 2020

COMPLETED, REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. On April 25 we are launching our first Internet-based technical for our members. For this first event there is no admission charge for: 1) Members of CAPT/ACAP who are current with their annual fees. You can find out more about membership in CAPT/ACAP and renew 2020…

X-Country Seminar 2 – Edmonton, AB

ARCHIVE – completed Edmonton, AB Saturday, January 25, 2020 This all day event is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Piano Technicians.  Hosted at Giovanni Music and School of Music 10528 Mayfield Rd Edmonton T5P 4X4; Starts at 10 A.M.   Instructors: Ron Giesbrecht (Cambridge, Ontario; semi-retired); and Calvin Wong (technician at University of Alberta,…

X-Country Seminar 1 – Vancouver, BC

Vancouver, BC (ARCHIVED) Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10 AM Pacific Time This all day event is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Piano Technicians and hosted by  Daniel Mykiwka Location: Verhnjak Pianos – Unit 13, 15531 24 Ave. Surrey, BC Presenters: Bob Bjerke “My Two Cents Worth on Tuning, Pitch Correction and the ETD” Rod…

Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 1

Canadian Association of Piano Technicians NEWSLETTER October 2019 Vol 1 Issue 1 Association Canadien des Accordeurs de Piano From the desk of Daniel Mykiwka (Interim President) WELCOME ALL! We are pleased to be able to offer our first newsletter. Over the past year, we wanted to take the time to discover NEW ways to enhance…

Western Follow-up Workshop In Edmonton

(completed) EDMONTON August 26th, 2017; National CAPT/ACAP conference takes to the road!!! Say “Happy 150th birthday Canada” plus dissolve some of the distance obstacle of our vast nation—that’s why we’re bringing a taste of our 2017 convention right to your doorstep! You are invited to join us in Edmonton for a mini-convention event featuring highlights from the…

Convention 2017

Annual CAPT / ACAP National Convention (Review/Completed) June 8 (Thursday Evening), 9 (Friday), 10 (Saturday) in Toronto, Ontario.  Topics to be covered include classes on Efficiency in our Business … modules geared toward the current realities of the piano service business and using available technologies. Each day includes a variety of technical subjects and presentations with a…

2016 Annual CAPT / ACAP National Convention

ARCHIVED …  CAPT/ACAP NATIONAL CONVENTION May 26 – 29, 2016 held at (UBC) Vancouver Campus Vancouver, BC. Convention Agenda   Exhibitors Jurgen Goering – Piano Forte Supply Christian Bolduc – Pianos Bolduc Melanie Brooks – Brooks LTD Rick Studd – Dampp Chaser Convention Supporters: CAPT/ACAP appreciates the generous donation of the use of a Yamaha grand piano…

2015 Annual CAPT / ACAP National Convention

2015 Annual CAPT / ACAP National Convention Dates: May 28 – 31, 2015 (ARCHIVE) Location: Quebec City Venues: Laval University in the Pollack-Desjardins Building (Rooms #2320 and #2326) at 2305, Rue de L’Université, G1V 0A6 and a chartered bus to Bolduc’s Saw Mill and Bolduc’s Piano Rebuilding Factory Presenters: Christian Bolduc will host a visit…