KJPIANOS Academy of Piano Technology is a piano tuning academy based in Sydney Australia.
As a student of KJPIANOS APT, you will receive up to 12 to 24 months of expert personalised tuition from highly experienced concert technician Keven Jenkinson.
Thousands of pianos are imported into Australia each year, yet we have a shortage of qualified piano technicians to service them.
KJPIANOS Academy of Piano Technology is run by concert technician Keven Jenkinson who has over 30 years industry experience.
The comprehensive course provides the opportunity for students to be trained in high level tuning and acoustics as well as developing the skills required to run a small business.
– Tune a piano aurally and electronically within time and accuracy constraints
– Follow safe working policies and practices
– Develop control of tuning hammers
– Tune unisons aurally to a beatless condition
– Tune a temperament
– Understanding piano tuning fundamentals, basic acoustics and electronic tools
– Regulate action keys and pedals of upright and grand pianos
– Repair upright and grand piano action, keys, strings and pedals
– Pitch raise and tune a piano
– Develop knowledge of piano industry
– Voice a piano
– How to run a small business
Students receive personalised tuition from one of Sydney’s leading piano technician, Keven Jenkinson.
There is one intake in January each year. Bookings essential.
Students graduate from the course up to 12 to 24 months after their start date by completing the APTTA exam (cost included). Some students may complete the course faster depending of dedication and skill.
Training is an open classroom which is carried out at various locations on a wide variety of pianos. Students are engaged in study and attend one on one practical training up to 3 days a week between the hours of 9am – 5pm. Days may vary according to our schedule but are arranged in advance with each eligible student.
There are no formal academic requirements but prospective students should have excellent fine motor skills, a musical aptitude, commitment to study, able to lift up to 20kg, completed school certificate, have own transport and be self motivated.
Student will be required to live in Sydney Australia for the entire duration of the course.
Student will benefit more by having their own piano to practice on after hours.
The student must be totally committed to the course with the outcome to run own business.
The course costs $22,000 inc GST, which must be paid in full 3 weeks before course starts. The course includes a comprehensive tuners tool kit and all relevant course text material.
Please note: due to high expenses and commitment on both the teacher and student required, there are no refunds should you change your mind and drop out.