Mastering the Art of the Piano Action

Announcing the next Renner Academy

This is a full week “Immersion Course” with the Industry’s top instructors who provide detailed course material and hands-on training in the art of replacing and regulating the grand piano action and underlever system

The next Renner Academy will be conducted the week of May 27 – June 1, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  For additional questions about the program, email us at, or phone our office at 480-575-1700 to enroll.

The week long technical school is a very comprehensive course designed for beginning, intermediate, and advanced level piano technicians who want to expand and perfect their knowledge in all areas of grand piano action replacement, repair, regulation, advanced hammer selection, preparation, voicing, back action replacement, and damper regulation.The class is limited to 15 students in order to provide personalized, hands-on, experience with each student able to work with their own piano action.Students are also trained to operate the various jigs and machinery in the Renner USA technical shop which are used to prepare hammerheads and action components for installation.

The course includes a full week of intense training, a tour of the world famous Musical Instrument Museum, Renner USA headquarters, and Spreeman Piano Innovations where the Ravenscroft piano is handcrafted.

What They Are Saying

Nick del Palacio
“The minute an opportunity for this class comes about, jump on it.”

Paco Morales
“I feel that this Academy has been a great investment in my career as a piano technician.”

Crystal Fielding
“The lineup of top notch industry instructors is a combination you can’t really get anywhere else.”

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