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In March of 2013, after nearly 20 years of operating independently, Christian Hearford, RPT and Nate Mattison, RPT formed a partnership under the name Piano Forte LLC - a company focused on expertise in piano tuning, voicing and touch regulation.
Christian has been tuning in music schools, concert halls and homes for over 20 years. He is a graduate of the Steinway Technical Academy and serves as a Certified Tuning Examiner within the Piano Technicians Guild - a distinctive role reserved for the finest aural tuners in the country. Christian enjoys flying lessons and playing piano in church and local jazz groups on the weekends.
Nate is an alumni of Concordia College and has been servicing premium quality instruments in the Fargo-Moorhead area for over 8 years. He is a certified graduate of the Randy Potter School of Piano Technology in Bend, Oregon, and has trained with leading technicians from around the United States, Europe and Japan. Nate enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids as well as playing the trumpet and violin in his rare spare time.