John P. Johanson – President
John hails from Austin, TX. He is an Eagle Scout and a 1992 graduate from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC with a degree in Additive Wood Sculpture and American History. He also graduated from the North Bennet Street School’s Basic Piano Technology Program in the year 2000. John is presently the secretary of the local PTG chapter.
John focuses on the structural side of the piano: soundboards, bridges, pinblocks, beam structures, etc.. He’s an expert damper installer.
John is a whizz when it comes to rebuilding anything…if it ever worked, John can make it work again.
Louis del Bene, RPT
Louis is a California native and grew up in the Bay Area. He earned an Advanced Piano Technology degree at the North Bennet Street School, and moved to Greensboro upon graduating from the school in 2007. He is a Registered Piano Technician (RPT) with the Piano Technician’s Guild (PTG).
Louis is relocating to the West Coast where he plans to continue riding bikes and working on pianos under the name Brevet Piano Service.
In his time here he was in charge of the action department at Mosaic Piano Service and was deeply involved in the construction and installation of soundboards. He also spent a fair amount of time in the office, keeping up with customers and suppliers.
He will continue to be involved with Mosaic Piano as a consultant, sharing his experience and knowledge in action design and rebuilding, wire scaling, business operations planning, and whatever else comes up.