SCHOOL OF PIANO TECHNOLOGY FOR THE BLIND CLOSES
After nearly seven decades of teaching and training blind and visually impaired students to tune and repair pianos, the School of Piano Technology for the Blind - home of the Piano Hospital, has closed its doors. Although the school experienced amazing success over the years, the world has changed in ways that have impacted the organization's core programming. Most importantly, educational and employment opportunities for the blind and visually impaired have dramatically improved, opening doors that were previously unimaginable.
The community's support of the School of Piano Technology for the Blind and the Piano Hospital enabled us to positively impact the lives of blind and visually impaired students, enrich communities, and maintain a solid financial position allowing for the establishment of a Fries endowment Fund which will benefit organizations supporting blind and visually impaired individuals well into the future.