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Piano Services Request Form

The piano technician on staff is Stephen Houk. In the event of an emergency, call him at 225-578-3808 (answering machine) or 225-405-8287 (cell phone). You will still need to fill out the form below in addition to calling Stephen.

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Please describe the nature of the piano problem. Be as detailed as possible.
Tips for Preventing Piano Problems
Basic guidelines for the proper care of our Steinway designed pianos

  • Keep the lid clear and clean at all times. Food, drinks, coats, instrument cases, etc. all cause significant damage and do not belong on the piano.
  • Maintain proper humidity and consistent temperature in this room. Always close the windows (if present) and never put the piano near a heating unit. Avoid direct sunlight.
  • Never remove the piano or bench from this room unless directly authorized by school administration. You could hurt yourself as well as cause damage to the piano.
  • Pen and pencil marks can scratch the finish. Never write on paper that is making direct contact with the piano. Certainly, never write on the surface of the piano!
  • Do not take apart the piano in any way.
  • Always keep the key cover up, even when the piano is not in use. This allows air to circulate and helps to prevent sticking keys.
  • Never sit or stand on the lid of the piano.
  • Make sure the piano is tuned regularly.
  • Report any necessary repairs immediately by using the form above.