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.



Ron Giesbrecht (Cambridge, Ontario; semi-retired); and Calvin Wong (technician at University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta) are participating in this event as instructors. Classes include:


Upright Piano Regulation and Trouble-shooting – Ron Giesbrecht
Discussing common problems and solutions to maintain your customers’ upright pianos to their potential.

Understanding The Pianist basic piano performance skills – by Ron Giesbrecht
A class to discuss and demonstrate the skills and techniques pianists need to develop and use, and how our services in tuning, regulation and voicing inspire a pianist to advance in learning and performing music.

Grand Piano Voicing – by Ron Giesbrecht
Does the regulation condition of a grand piano affect the instrument’s tone quality and voicing? An approach to ensure a piano is adjusted so a pianist can “manage” its potential.

Other classes/topics to be announced. 

Please check back for updates on instructors and other classes as they became available and connect with us at our CAPT/ACAP Facebook Group.  The CAPT/ACAP Facebook group is a private moderated discussion list. It is is free for non-members and CAPT/ACAP members.