Isaiah Dowds Isaiah was born in Germany but has spent most of his life in the Midwest. Isaiah apprenticed with Gary Telleen, RPT in piano technology. Isaiah is actively involved as an associate member of the Piano Technician's Guild and has traveled and studied across much of the United States in his technical education. Isaiah has been in the Army Reserves for 12 years in addition to working on pianos.
Nathan Rau Nathan is a Registered Piano Technician in the Piano Technicians Guild. He studied music at Wichita State University and earned a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance and pedagogy. While a student at Wichita State, he pursued an interest in piano technology by working for area piano technicians and becoming active in the Piano Technicians Guild. He then earned a Master of Music Degree in pipe organ technology from the University of Oklahoma. He has built, restored, and serviced pipe organs as a technician for Red River Pipe Organ and as the service manager for the University of Oklahoma’s American Organ Institute.
Gary Telleen Gary is a Registered Piano Technician who has over 35 years experience in Piano Technology. He received his Bachelors in music from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas and his Masters from Northern Arizona University in Arizona. He owned and operated Classic Piano Restoration in Arizona for 21 years before moving to Kansas. In Kansas Gary founded both Craftsman Piano Service and Wichita Piano Services. Gary is a member of the Wichita chapter of the Piano Technicians Guild.
Josh Hermes Josh is a native of Hutchinson, KS. Surrounded by music at a young age, he decided to seek a Music Education degree at Fort Hays State University. After graduating, he moved with his wife to Kansas City where he received a Master’s degree in Trombone Performance. He taught music and band briefly in the Wichita area before pursuing a career as a piano technician with Wichita Piano. He has enjoyed learning from mentors Isaiah Dowds and Gary Telleen, RPT. Josh is also a member of the Wichita chapter of the Piano Technicians Guild.
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Rebecca (Telleen) Dowds Rebecca is a homeschool graduate and holds a Bachelors in Business Management from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas. She has been around the piano industry since birth. She has spent many years helping out in the rebuilding shop with Gary (her dad!) as well as going on piano moves - her favorite part of the business! Rebecca, in addition to working with Wichita Piano, is a homeschooling mom to four young children,