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    John Foy

    Piano TechnicianFoy2Web.bmp

    • Office: Hill Hall 09
    • Email: jfoy@unc.edu
    • Phone: (919) 962-1039

    John Foy began his career in piano technology as an undergraduate piano performance major at Oberlin Conservatory, working as a student assistant in the piano rebuilding shop in 1977.  After earning a BA in Music from Oberlin, he completed the two-year program in piano technology at the North Bennet St. Industrial School in Boston, MA in 1981.  He established a piano tuning and repair business in Winston-Salem, NC maintaining instruments for Salem College and Wake Forest University.  In 1985, he opened a piano rebuilding business that is now located in downtown Greensboro, NC and has grown to include 4 additional piano technicians.  He has been a Registered Piano Technician (RPT) of the Piano Technicians Guild for 27 years and has taught numerous classes at both regional and national PTG conferences.  In 1998, John traveled to Cuba with Send a Piana to Havana -- a non-profit humanitarian organization that donates pianos and piano technology expertise to the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba.

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