Welcome to Bentside Arts

   Bentside Arts is the brainchild of Ken Eschete, a registered piano technician certified by the Piano Technicians Guild. Based in Spokane, WA, Bentside Arts is a one-stop shop for all your piano inquiries and requirements, serving the Inland Northwest with services including piano tuning, regulation, voicing, repairs and complete restoration. Bentside Arts aims to also bring you the best in used piano sales deals.

Ken has tuned and prepared pianos for nearly 3,000 concerts and recitals, and worked with most of the leading pianists of our time, including Daniel Barenboim, Emanuel Ax, Richard Goode, Yefim Bronfman, Andre Watts, Stephen Hough, Misha Dichter and Phillippe Entremont.

Most recently, he has restored the historic Moldenhauer Bluthner grand piano for the Washington State Capitol.  Ken is a regular instructor at regional and national PTG conventions and has taught technicians in New Zealand and Australia.

Other important restorations have included the Prince Albert Erard grand piano at the Smithsonian; Abraham Lincoln’s White House grand piano at the Chicago History Museum and the art case Steinway at the Vanderbilt Historic Mansion.

Ken Eschete

Listen to recent restoration of Steinway B :