Scott E. Thile
Piano and Instrument
Technician


Murray State University

Other Sites
Thile Related
College and University Piano Technicians

Christian Relfections
RadioMinistries

K4SET
MSU's Amateur Radio Club.
Our church PipeDreams

Piano Related
Manufacturers

Steinway
Yamaha
Kawai
Mason Hamllin

Fazioli
Margaret Hood Fortepianos
Links for All others
Of interest
The Piano Page
The Piano Technicians Guild

Strings
Knilling String Reference Guide
Guild of American Luthiers
Southwest Strings
Viola
The Viola Website

Double Bass
Upton Bass
International Society of Bassists
Great Bass Links Page
American School of Double Bass
Lemur Music

Winds
National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians NAPBIRT
Double Reeds
IDRS (International
Double Reed Society)

McFarlands
Nielsen Woodwinds
Manufactures
Covey Oboes
Yamaha
Selmer & Bach
Buffet
UMI (King, Conn, Armstrong, Artly)
Supplies
Music Central
Music Zone
Percussion
Manufactures
Yamaha

Pearl
Ludwig-Musser

Premier
Zildjian
Sabian
Paiste
Supplies
Lonestar

Fork's Drum Closet

More links to come
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Instrument Care Recomendations

As musicians we all have a tremendous investment in our instruments, whether our own, or on loan to us from MSU, we owe it to ourselves to ensure we are doing everything we can to avoid unnecessary wear and damage.

The instruments we play can be a joy or a curse depending on our treatment of them. Most costly repairs can be avoided through proper care and maintenance. Check out the tips for the family of instruments you play, or pick up a care and maintenance sheet from my shop. It could save you a lot of money and make you a better musician.

Instrument care recommendations for:

Coming soon: Please come back soon for expanded topics on instrument care and related links, for now these links should provide some good information.

Fretted Strings
Percussion