Joe is the Owner of Mobile Piano Service and the Company Director of Leaver Pianos Australia Pty Ltd.
With more than 20 years’ in the piano industry, Joe has amassed a wealth of technical knowledge and experience in pianos and piano restoration. He is recognised as an expert in his field and is South Australia’s only member of the Master Piano Tuners, Repairers and Restorers Association of Australia Inc.
Joe’s qualifications include:
- 4-year apprenticeship in Piano Tuning, Repairs and Restoration, completed with Restored Piano Pty Ltd, Hobart, Tasmania.
- Bachelor of Arts majoring in History, University of Tasmania; and
- Qualified Tuner and Technician, through Samick Pianos, Australia;
Joe has been asked to provide expert advice on ABC891’s ‘Ask the Experts’ program regarding piano tuning, repairs and restoration (2016) and has appeared in a number of feature articles in the Advertiser Newspaper including:
- In 2013, an article regarding his restoration of a 1924 Steinway Piano;
- In 2015, an article regarding his restoration of an 1890’s Bosendorfer Grand Piano;
- In 2016, an article regarding his restoration of an 1860’s French Bord Piano.
Joe is a Geelong Cats supporter and plays Cricket for Glenunga in his spare time.