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#2047944 - 03/13/13 11:38 PM Re: Going to see about a piano [Re: LadyChen]
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I thought Norbert's offer was quite kind, actually. I even tried to PM him, but his inbox was full smile. And I'm 99% sure he would recommend the tech I have in mind for the job anyway.

So enough of the quibbling -- you're stealing my thunder. I bought a freakin' grand piano! yay!

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#2047984 - 03/14/13 01:04 AM Re: Going to see about a piano [Re: LadyChen]
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I only described pertinent question regarding potential conflicts of interest regarding you giving technical advice to a pianist.


This is as ridiculous as it gets.

I have been playing piano for 60 years and have a VERY good technical understanding of things. I am very glad to share that experience with others. When with other pianists or musicians, "touch" and "tome" is what it's all about.

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That falls within my purview as a professional Piano technician giving advice.


What does fall within your purview is "how" you as a tech can help a pianist to accomplish his goal or dream. "What" and "how" are 2 very different things. As a tech you're not *above* the musician - but there to serve him and his needs.

For which are getting paid.

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I thought Norbert's offer was quite kind, actually. I even tried to PM him, but his inbox was full . And I'm 99% sure he would recommend the tech I have in mind for the job anyway.


You are very welcome. Depending on needs and preferences, I usually recommend several.

I would even recommed our friend Ed.

Except I don't know the man, don't know his work and and don't know if he has a work permit for Canada.

Norbert grin


Edited by Norbert (03/14/13 01:44 AM)
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#2048009 - 03/14/13 02:13 AM Re: Going to see about a piano [Re: LadyChen]
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Originally Posted By: LadyChen
I bought a freakin' grand piano! yay!

I won't believe it until I see pictures. But, in anticipation of said pictures, congratulations! smile
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