Mr P Kennedy

Mr P Kennedy
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Piano Tuning

A large proportion of Phil's tuning work is carried out in private homes across Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, Monmouthshire and areas of mid-Wales. He also visits Birmingham city on a regular basis. Phil tunes pianos regularly for professional concerts, rehearsals and recording sessions. He works for music festivals, theatres and concert halls, as well as for schools, colleges and churches.

Minor repairs and regulation work are also undertaken including hammer voicing. Phil can also provide advice and guidance about the care of your piano. Therefore, he is confident that he can provide the best quality service to attend to both the tuning of your piano and to the minor technical work that may be required from time to time.

 

Piano Servicing

The piano's action (its playing mechanism), like all things mechanical, will need a regular service from time to time to keep it in peak performance condition. A professional service is available for work required to both upright and grand pianos. This includes complete refurbishment of the action and the replacement of worn materials and parts. Regulation of the action and adjustment to the pedal mechanism can also be carried out. This type of work can normally be undertaken with the removal of only the piano's action and keyboard to the workshop. Detailed written estimates are given for all recommended work, which also carries a warranty.

Please contact Phil to arrange an inspection visit where it will be possible for him to assess the condition of your piano and to offer informed advice on the work that he would recommend should be carried out.

Contact Information

  • Hereford, Herefordshire HR1 1BH
    England
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Did You Know Piano Facts

1730
The firm of Kirkman piano makers was founded in 1730, according to the Pierce Piano Atlas. However, Kirkman inherited the business from Tabel's wife, whom he married one month after Tabel's death. Tabel was a harpsichord maker who trained with Ruckers. He came to London in 1680 and set up making harpsichords. Abraham Kirkman, who was born in 1710 inBischweiler near Strasbourg, came to work for Tabel. In 1742 hemoved to Great Pulteney Street. These are some later dates and locations for him:
(1817) (Grand Pianoforte Maker to Her Majesty and H.R.H. The PrinceRegent)
(1818-1832) (Grand Pianoforte Maker to His Majesty) 19 Broad Street,Golden Square
(1822-1896) Kirkman, Joseph (Junior) 67 Frith Street, Soho
(1831) 3 Soho Square
(1846) 9 Dean Street
(1848) DuLour's Place, Golden Square
(1864) 21 Broad Street, Golden Square
(1894) 12A George Street, Hanover Square
They had associates with Collard who were based at 50 Bond Street,London, the same as Chappell. There is a fine example of a Kirkmanharpsichord at the Colt Clavier private collection. In 1896Georgiana Kirkman sold the business to Collard's at cost.