Specializing in the creation of fine custom retrofit piano keyboards
Richard T. Cromwell
Detroit Pianoworks Owner and Chief Technician
Tuning the Steinway D concert grand at Northwestern University.
Tuning a Bosendorfer B170.
Richard at the Steinway NY Factory in 2000. He is standing next to the 1836 "Kitchen" piano. It was the first Steinway ever made by the firms founder, Henry Steinway, whose portrait is hanging on the wall.
Richard kneeling next to the only known Steinway "GI Piano" in existence. These pianos were air-dropped in WWII to allied troops behind enemy lines. The included a tuning kit in the crate.
Richard with the legendary Steinway concert technician Franz Mohr.