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#633596 - 05/23/08 01:51 AM Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
88Key_PianoPlayer Offline
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Registered: 02/02/02
Posts: 1906
Loc: El Cajon, CA
*raises hand*

I registered today. \:\)

Who else plans to be there?
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#633597 - 05/23/08 11:04 AM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
Gene Nelson Offline
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Registered: 09/10/04
Posts: 1471
Loc: Old Hangtown California
See ya there.
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#633598 - 05/23/08 03:38 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
SuperTuner Offline
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Registered: 09/30/07
Posts: 110
Loc: Manhattan, Montana
Me, too! Aaron (husband) is on the moving crew, and I will be there for the council meeting.
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#633599 - 05/23/08 04:13 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
piqué Offline
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Registered: 06/15/01
Posts: 5483
i'll be there for the day on june 20th, in the book signing booth in the exhibition hall. come by and say hi. \:\)
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#633600 - 05/24/08 09:17 AM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
Jerry Cohen, RPT Offline
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Registered: 06/30/05
Posts: 80
Loc: New Jersey
I'll be there as well, from Sunday to Sunday.
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#633601 - 05/24/08 09:25 AM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
Dave Stahl Offline
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Registered: 05/06/07
Posts: 1645
I'm still waffling...I do hope to get down there, though.
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#633602 - 05/24/08 12:08 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
kenny Offline
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Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 7051
I'll be there.

That's me on the right.
Rich Galassini is the other guy.

If you see me say Hi!


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#633603 - 05/24/08 05:13 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
RonTuner Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 1652
Loc: Chicagoland
Not in the cards, maybe next year?

Ron Koval
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#633604 - 05/24/08 05:51 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
RoyP Offline
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Registered: 12/10/03
Posts: 786
Loc: Cincinnati, Ohio
Not me. Wish I could make it.
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#633605 - 05/24/08 06:15 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
Sam Casey Offline
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Registered: 02/05/05
Posts: 1135
Loc: SW Missouri
I had planned on it but other commitments got in the way. Maybe next year.

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#633606 - 05/24/08 06:19 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
CTPianotech Offline
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Registered: 02/06/06
Posts: 1473
Loc: CT
Unfortunately I don't think I'll be making it this year. Watching over the shop while boss-man teaches.
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#633607 - 05/25/08 12:16 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
Bill Bremmer RPT Offline
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Registered: 08/21/02
Posts: 3191
Loc: Madison, WI USA
I will be there, Sunday to Sunday. I will sing the National Anthems at the opening night ceremony (the Canadian one will be repeated in French for our Québecois friends).

I will give a complete aural tuning demonstration of the EBVT on Saturday afternoon at 1:30 PM. The unique octave tuning method will be part of it. If you miss that but are interested in the subject, there will be two mini-tech demos of how to tune that temperament and I will encourage participants to try their hand at it if they wish.

I'll also be conducting a PTG Tuning Exam Master Tuning on Tuesday at 1 PM. If you are a PTG Associate and are planning to take the tuning exam, you may request to observe the procedure at any one of the master tunings. Go to the exam office for an appointment.

On Wednesday, I will be among the instructors for Tuning Exam Preparation, teaching 4ths, 5ths and Octave tuning. I'll also be conducting 3 tuning exams and assisting in another.

I'd like to pick up Piqué's book and have her sign it on Friday!
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Madison WI USA
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#633608 - 06/02/08 04:19 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
jrpiano Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 05/06/04
Posts: 14
Loc: Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada
I am driving out, leaving June 10, to arrive for the 17th., when I am booked in.
I think it is over 3500 miles.
I still enjoy driving, and will be sight seeing, and visiting relatives.
The gas companies heard, I was going and raised the prices. :-(
John Ross
Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada

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#633609 - 06/02/08 05:09 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
Rod Verhnjak Offline
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Registered: 04/09/06
Posts: 3659
Loc: Vancouver B.C. Canada
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#633610 - 06/02/08 05:11 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
Rod Verhnjak Offline
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Registered: 04/09/06
Posts: 3659
Loc: Vancouver B.C. Canada
I'm going.
The date sure is coming quickly.
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#633611 - 06/12/08 11:34 AM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
Rod Verhnjak Offline
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Registered: 04/09/06
Posts: 3659
Loc: Vancouver B.C. Canada
Anyone else?
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#633612 - 06/13/08 09:29 AM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
Bill Bremmer RPT Offline
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Registered: 08/21/02
Posts: 3191
Loc: Madison, WI USA
John Ross,

It will be good to see you again. Look for me at the opening Ceremony. If I can use Jim Coleman's piano when he is not using it, I would like to show you my newest plan for ETD users to tune the Midrange for the PTG Tuning Exam. I know you have resigned not to try again but I've always had hope that you could do it.
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Madison WI USA
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#633613 - 06/13/08 09:23 PM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
Mark Purney Offline
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Registered: 08/22/06
Posts: 373
Loc: Mesa, AZ
I'll be there. I still need to decide on my class schedule.
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#633614 - 06/14/08 04:26 AM Re: Who's going to the PTG National in Anaheim this June '08?
88Key_PianoPlayer Offline
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Registered: 02/02/02
Posts: 1906
Loc: El Cajon, CA
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Are you coming to the PTG convention??[/b]

If not, how are we going to get a pic of you on the forums?

If I have to, I suppose I could get one...

with this...
or... if nothing else works... with this...


Actually, though.... I don't think my sorry excuse for photographic equipment could get a good enough picture of Norbert to post on the forums. \:\(

Maybe someone else might be able to get a photo of him...






(Maybe someone could use their Hasselblad H3D-39 with an 1800mm f/2.8 IS macro lens to photograph Norbert for the forums....)
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