Course Coordinator

John Lord

By Newark College
John Lord


Course Coordinator and Teaches Piano Tuning and Restoration at Newark College since 1990.

John has been in the piano trade for nearly fifty years, originally completing a full Craft Apprenticeship in all aspects of piano tuning, restoration and repair. 

He is a renowned concert standard technician, having tuned for all of Britain’s leading concert pianists and whose tuning has been described as “perfect” by no less than the great John Lill. 

During his time at Newark, he has trained numerous piano technicians working in both the UK and overseas, including many who have gone on to work for companies such as Yamaha and Steinway amongst others.