About Simon

About Simon

Simon is a fully qualified piano technician from the UK, now living and working in Minneapolis, with over 15,000 piano tunings under his belt. He has extensive piano experience from working with small spinet pianos to leading the team that rebuilt the Steinway B for the Governor’s Mansion in St. Paul. He is a fully qualified technician and installer for QRS and PianoDisc. He is also a Field Expert for the Dampp Chaser Humidity Control systems.

Simon moved to the US in late 1997 after attending a 3 year degree course at Newark Technical College in the UK, gaining certifications from the Piano School there. Once in the USA, he has worked extensively for one of the largest piano dealerships in the USA, Schmitt Music – both as an independent piano tuner technician as well as serving for a while as Technical Service Manger. He continues this relationship to this day.  Simon also makes regular trips to China to inspect pianos for Schmitt Music and also for the Jordan Kitts company on the east coast.