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Grand Piano Construction
Joachim Leonardy, Klavierbau Meisterbetrieb, and
Michael Spreeman, RPT, Klavierbauer
Discover how grand pianos are constructed and the possible problems that can result from errors in this elaborate process. Some problems can be corrected in the field and some cannot. We will talk about both, and present some solutions. We will also discuss how procedures, materials, and designs vary among manufacturers.
Precision Touch Design Software Solutions
Wim Feldhaus, Frans Pietjouw and
David Stanwood, RPT, Precision Touch Design Academy Europe
The Precision Touch Design Academy Europe presents its comprehensive web-based subscriber software program for improving the playing quality of pianos based on the methods of David Stanwood’s Touch Weight Metrology. Find out how it provides analysis and specifications for smooth hammer and key weights, ratio matching, and dynamically refined touch weight.
How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business
Jamie Turner, 60 Second Marketer
Can tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Pinterest be used to generate new customers for your business? The answer is yes ... if you know how to use them. Join Jamie Turner, co-author of "How to Make Money with Social Media" in a fun, engaging and informative talk on how to use social media to grow your sales and revenues.