German Piano Builder Udo Steingraeber Reception | Berkeley
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Mr. Schmidt-Steingraeber , seventh generation of German piano makers, will be honored at a reception for music teachers and the public from 3-5 p.m., and in the evening he will hold a seminar for piano technicians beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a mini-performance by pianist Dr. William Welborn, faculty member at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The seminar and reception will be held at R. Kassman Piano, 843 Gilman Street in Berkeley, and is co-sponsored by the three Bay Area chapters and the Sacramento chapter of the Piano Technicians Guild of America.
Mr. Schmidt-Steingraeber will discuss piano design and building past and present, how contemporary design has evolved from historical practice, state-of-the-art technology’s place in hand-crafted pianos and design features particular to Steingraeber pianos.
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