To Our Piano Technician Friends
We are now open in our new location in Dallas and we want to invite you to come see us on February 26, 2013 for an evening with Ray
Chandler from Bosendorfer. Below is a short bio and a description of what Ray will be presenting. We will be providing food and for the sake of the caterer, we need as accurate of a head count as
possible…. so please RSVP to me by email no later than Friday, Feb. 22 if you can join us.
An evening with Ray Chandler from Bosendorfer
Ray Chandler has spent the last 30 years in the piano industry in various
positions. Graduating magna cum laude with a degree in music, he completed a technical apprenticeship in England and at Steinway & Sons
– New York, and was for several years an independent concert piano technician and rebuilder.
Chandler has been an independent piano dealer in Austin, Texas and has
subsequently held technical and marketing positions in the wholesale piano industry, including that of Technical Director for Kawai America from
1987 to 1998 and subsequently as district sales manager until 2000. He was appointed Sales and Technical Director for Bösendorfer USA in
January, 2000 (sub. L. Bösendorfer Klavierfabrik GmbH, Vienna Austria).
Chandler is currently employed by Yamaha (present owner of Bösendorfer) as senior technical manager.
A past vice-president of the National Piano Foundation, he is listed in Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in California, and International Men of Achievement.
“Servicing the Bösendorfer”
A brief background on the Viennese tradition of piano building along with a brief factory
slide tour, following which we will discuss several tips for maximizing the famous Bösendorfer “Klang und Berührt” (“sound and touch”)
We look forward to hosting this event. If you have any questions, please email or call…and don’t forget to RSVP.
1451 Wycliff Ave.
Dallas, TX 75207