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School of Piano Technology for the Blind

The Vancouver-based “piano hospital” has been teaching blind adults the art of piano refurbishing and tuning since the 1940s. We follow South-African student Dewald van Deventer as he tunes and restores a piano for Vancouver’s “Keys to the City” – a program that places pianos around town for the community to play.

Producer - Jule Gilfillan
Videographer & Editor - Tom Shrider
Videographer - Greg Bond
Audio - Randy Layton
Young Pianist - Kevin Nguyen

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Michael Curry Now; School of Piano Technology for the Blind; Pink Martini and Storm Large (1501)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1501
Most Recent Broadcast: October 10, 2013