Whether working on a concert grand for the stage or a cherished family piano in your home, Doug Chapman aims to provide an outstanding level of workmanship.
Doug has over 12 years of experience and has trained at the London Metropolitan University (previously the London College of Furniture) under some of the world's most accomplished technicians. In 2017, Doug received certification for Advanced Concert Preparation from Steingraeber und Söhne of Bayreuth, Germany, one of the world's most highly esteemed piano manufacturers.
Doug currently holds the position of Head Piano Technician for the ground-breaking Phoenix Pianos, one of only two piano manufacturers remaining in the UK.
Doug is also the Chief Concert Technician at Fairfield Halls, Croydon.
At the forefront of piano design, Phoenix Pianos are currently creating the world's most technologically advanced pianos. They are based on Hurstwood Farm, in Kent. To find out more about these truly wonderful instruments, visit www.phoenixpianos.co.uk, or follow them on Twitter or Instagram @phoenixpianos.
Doug currently tunes all over London & the South East for many clients including concert halls,showrooms, recording studios, schools, theatres, bars, country estates & private customers. Doug also has top level concert experience, having prepared some of the world’s most prestigious pianos for top artists & orchestras in London & elsewhere in the South East. References are available on request, but in the mean time please see the Testimonials page.
Doug is also writes a regular column for US-based website "Piano Addict". In the feature "Piano Maker's Corner" he writes about the work he does for Phoenix Pianos and also the new technology shaping the future of piano design.
Doug is DBS checked and has Public Liability Insurance of up to £1,000,000.