Farley's House of PianosPeter Clark, B.Mus., RPT, has 40 years' experience as a piano technician for private individuals, concert artists, and universities. He has tuned for the Sacramento Symphony for over two decades, has published articles on piano acoustics, and is an accomplished recording engineer. He resides and works in Sacramento, California, and can be reached at classicalwest440@yahoo.com.

Joel Haasenritter, RPT, has been servicing pianos for colleges, concert venues, recording studios, piano dealerships, and individuals in the greater Atlanta area for 15 years. He can be reached through www.soundpiano.com.

Arlan Harris, RPT, MPT, has serviced pianos in homes, piano dealerships, concert halls, and recording venues throughout North and South America for 30 years. Currently director of technical services and head technician for a dealer in New York City, he also works as an independent technician servicing his own clientele. He can be reached at arlan_harris@yahoo.com or www.arlanharris.com.

Steve Pearson, RPT, has 35 years' experience as a concert piano technician, a manufacturer's service representative, and a piano dealer. He currently runs a piano service business in the Chicago area. He can be reached at pianopearson@yahoo.com.

Chris Solliday, RPT, has been a piano technician for 35 years. His piano-service business is based in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia and New York City. His private clientele includes concert artists Keith Jarrett, Fred Hersch, Eugene Albulescu, and many other professional musicians. In addition to offering regular, full piano service, Solliday specializes in custom touch designs. He can be reached at chris@csollidaypiano.com.

Ed Whitting, RPT, a second-generation piano technician, has been servicing pianos since 1970, including as a concert piano technician and a manufacturer's service representative. He is currently in private piano service in the Los Angeles/Orange County area, his practice limited to high-level servicing, tuning, and rebuilding, and purchase consultation for high-end pianos. He can be reached at edwhitting@yahoo.com.

John Woodruff, RPT, lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, and though retired from his position as head technician at Bard College, still services pianos in the Rhinebeck, New York area. At the moment he is finishing a novel; his first opera libretto, Meriwether, about the final days of Meriwether Lewis, has been set to music by Jim Lahti. Woodruff can be reached at jwoodruff7@comcast.net.

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