2021 Convention

Our 2021 Master Piano Technicians’ Annual Convention was a resounding success!  Thanks to everyone that participated and to our fantastic instructors!

SNOWBIRD, UTAH    —    June 27 30, 2021



 Tram ride to the top!   

 Derek and Nancy Furch, this year’s convention hosts

 Will Perkins demonstrating the feel of inertia at Rick and Carl’s Piano Action workshop  John Gallen in a reflective moment

 Paul Gates teaching about Trigger Point therapy and pain relief techniques for piano technicians  Jim Busby at his damper regulation class

 Robert Conrad explaining the Littau-Conrad tuning system

Jim discussing dampers with Norm Brickman 

  Scott Townley and Rick Baldassin

 Jim and his wife Shauna

View from the summit

  Meet and Greet held at the Alta Peruvian Lodge.   

Stephanie Townley checking out one of the shops 

 Our four winners of the Schaff Piano Company give-aways 

Scott and Stephanie not missing their kids (very much)  

 Joe Benvenuto and John Backels raffle away some great prizes 

 Stewart and Devonna Skouson at the “SeventyOne” restaurant 

 Paul Gates, sporting his Piano Trivia Game prize

John Gallen saying goodbye to our beloved Mr Yamaha that served us so well…




Thanks to our instructors and their very beneficial classes:

 Rick Baldassin – Carl Teel – John Gallen – Robert Conrad – Jim Busby – Paul Gates


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~~ We are looking forward to next year’s 2022 convention ~~  

The dates and location have yet to be determined, but we hope you’ll be able to join us!



If you are not a member and would like to join MPT, please visit the new member application page

We look forward to welcoming you in to the Master Piano Technician’s family!