Mr Gibbs MABPT, Dip AEWVH, C&GLI

Mr Gibbs MABPT, Dip AEWVH, C&GLI

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  • Castle Bromwich, West Midlands B24 0BA
    England
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I qualified as a piano tuner in March 1988 having undertaken a rigorous three-year full-time course in Hereford. Whilst most of my work is private I also tune pianos in churches and Schools. I currently have School contract, for which it is necessary to be CRB checked.

I have tuned grand pianos in concert venues, such as, symphony hall and Adrian Bolt hall in Birmingham Garrick theatre in Lichfield, and Sutton Coldfield townhall.

 

Mr. W. Gibbs provides the following services:

•     Tuning in Homes, Schools, Theaters and Concerts Venues
•     Minor on site repairs
•    Replacement broken strings
•     Advice on purchasing a new or second-hand piano
•    Piano Life Saver Installer

Appointments:

Monday to Friday
First appointment is 9:00am
Last appointment is 5:00pm

Saturday
By Arrangement only

Mr. W. Gibbs has been vetted by the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and approved to work in situations with vulnerable adults or children

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Disclosure and Barring Service: yes

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Piano Tuners

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Did You Know Piano Facts

1711
John Shore was the inventor of the tuning fork. He became a royal trumpeter in 1688 and rose to sergeant trumpeter in 1708. He was also lutenist to the Chapel Royal, appointed in 1706. A lute is aguitar-like instrument with a long neck and a pear-shaped body,much used in the fourteenth to seventeenth centuries. The instrument is notoriously difficult to keep in tune, and Shore devised the tuning fork to help him tune his lute. He died in 1752.