Email: email@example.comMaster Technician Dennis Chupp founded Chupp’s Pianos in 1975. Trained by the Michiana area Steinway service rep and concert tuner. He also received training at the New York Steinway & Sons factory and had many private training sessions with Fred Drasche, head service rep. and a 75 year veteran of the Steinway company. Dennis has over 40 years of experience in the piano industry. He has served as the head technician for the University of Notre Dame and is the head technician for Goshen College. Dennis has sold over 2,000 vintage Steinway & Sons pianos and specializes in the piano rebuilding process. Dennis is also fluent in Spanish.
Office Manager & Book Keeper - Wife
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCarol Chupp is the highly qualified office manager and bookkeeper for Chupp’s Piano Service. She assists in scheduling and helps keep everything on track around the rebuilding facility. Carol has been married to Dennis for over 37 years and she has helped manage the growing business since 1977.
Media Assistant & Final Assembly
Juliana Alves da Silva-Chupp
Email: email@example.comJuliana Alves da Silva-Chupp serves as our Media Assistant and Final Piano Assembly technician. A graduate of Goshen College, Juliana currently assists in our marketing en-devours, graphic arts projects, office management and inventory as well as many final aspects of our piano rebuilding process. This includes soundboard repair, key restoration, action construction, hardware restoration, plate lettering and overall final assembly.
VP of Operations - Son
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTim Chupp serves as VP of operations and as the Master Refinisher for Chupp’s Piano Service. Specializing in the premium refinishing process and touch up he also serves as the head woodworker. He also is in charge of all piano moving and scheduling. Tim also fabricates our new custom pinblocks, re-bronzes plates and completes soundboard repairs. He started at the business at the age of 12 and has over two decades of experience at Chupp’s Pianos, He is a graduate of the Renner Academy and the Kawai Keyboard Academy.
Refinisher & Plate Bronzer
Email: email@example.comKyle Munson has many years of experience with us here at Chupp’s Pianos. Kyle specializes in piano plate refinishing, piano cabinet refinishing, expert soundboard repair/refinishing and more. He also assists with our piano moving and setup operations and is a vital part of the team.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgJoel Horner’s main focus at Chupp’s Pianos is the heart of the piano itself, the action. A graduate of Goshen College, Joel specializes in action regulation, piano tuning, ivory and keyboard restoration as well as expert piano moving. Joel assists with almost every aspect of piano rebuilding. He has been at Chupp’s Piano Service for over 5 years as a piano technician and continues to further his expertise and dedication to his craft.
Email: email@example.comPhilip Balke is a piano technician who specializes in action regulation, action weigh-off and concert level, precision tone regulation. Philip received extensive training from Registered Piano Technician Larry Merriman, a highly respected piano technician for the Fort Wayne, Indiana area with five decades of experience. He has been a musician for over 15 years and he is the main pianist for our numerous videos and audio recordings on our website and YouTube channel. He is also an expert piano tuner.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBenjamin Rogers serves as the media director for Chupp’s Piano Service. With a degree in Visual Communications, he manages the website, the numerous social media accounts and takes care of the photography and videography for the various pianos we sell. He does his best to highlight the visual and acoustic qualities of our restored pianos. Benjamin comes to us with a background in television production. He also assists with piano moving and setup and continues his education as a piano expert.
Woodworker & Technician - Son
Email: email@example.comDaniel Chupp served as the head woodworker here at Chupp’s Pianos for many years. He currently assists with sales, marketing, office management, expert piano moving and many aspects of the complete piano rebuilding process. Daniel earned a degree in biochemistry from Indiana University. He continues to work here at Chupp’s part time while working full time as a biochemist.