Dale Probst is a Registered Piano Technician in the Piano Technicians Guild (PTG) and a member of the Music Instrument Technicians Association(MITA). He has been restoring, repairing, servicing and tuning pianos and organs in the Texoma area for over twenty five years.
A musician since the age of eight, Dale played in groups in Austin, Houston, and Wichita Falls,Tx. A native of Wichita Falls and graduate of Midwestern State University,he feels fortunate to have a vocation that combines his love of music, woodworking, metal working,and electronics.
He received training at the Baldwin Piano factory and is a graduate of the Yamaha "Little Red Schoolhouse". In addition, through PTG and MITA he has received training on most major brands of pianos and organs. He services and restores electronic organs, pianos and both pneumatic and electronic player systems.
He is proud to have served the Piano Technicians Guild (PTG) as President twice, Vice President twice, Secretary Treasurer twice, Regional Vice President twice and Institute Director four times and on various committees. He was elected President of the Texas State Association (TSA) of PTG three times, Vice President twice and Seminar Director three times. He has taught technical classes at the PTG Convention, TSA Conference, Mid Atlantic Regional Convention and the South Central Regional Conference in addition to various chapters. He served the Texoma Chapter of PTG in various offices, as instructor and PTG Council delgate. In 1995, Dale received the Jimmy Gold Award for service to the Texas State Association of PTG. Dale recived the PTG Crowl Travis Member of Note award in 2000. He also received a Presidential Citation from PTG President David Durben RPT in 2000. In 2011, he received a Presidential Citation from PTG President Allan Gilreath RPT. He is counts himself blessed to have been mentored by Jimmy C. Gold RPT and to be partners with Elizabeth Ward RPT.
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