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My credentials include over 30 years experience and:

  • Certification by Yamaha, Baldwin, and Aeolian piano companies .
  • Attend the Steinway Service School in New York
  • Worked for Geneva International Petraf piano(Czechoslovakia) and Schimmel piano(Germany)
  • Certified by the Star, Mohawk, and Minuteman finishing companies
  • Member of the Musical Box Society (MBSI)
  • Automatic Musical Instrument Collectors Association (AMICA)

Awards and Recognition

Community Involvement

I have been an asset in bringing music into the community as I am a member of the following organizations

  • Black Hills Symphony Board
  • The Heritage Festival Board
  • Centennial Program Committee
  • Cultural Affairs Committee
  • Allied Arts Fund Drive
  • The Exhibit Advisory Board of the Journey Museum
  • Rapid City Flag Committee
  • Chamber Society Board
  • Graduate of the Leadership Rapid City

And Donated my time and pieces to the following

  • Black Hills Playhouse
  • Black Hills Community Theater Dahl Fine Arts Center
  • Rapid City Concert Association
  • Rapid City Children’s Chorus
  • Black Hills Children’s Home
  • Black Hills Workshop
  • Club for Boys
  • Girls Inc
  • New Horizons Band