Welcome to Bentside Arts

   Bentside Arts is the brainchild of Ken Eschete, RPT certified by the Piano Technicians Guild. Based in Spokane, WA., Bentside Arts offers complete services including piano tuning, regulation, voicing, repairs, complete restoration, and restored pianos for sale. Ken has recently been certified as a Stanwood Precision Action Design installer.

Ken’s 40 years of concert tuning experience began with Andre Watts and the New Orleans Philharmonic, and continued at Northwestern University in Chicago and at Town Hall in Aukland, New Zealand.  Artists have included Daniel Barenboim, Emanuel Ax, Richard Goode, Yefim Bronfman, Andre Watts, Stephen Hough, Misha Dichter, Menahem Pressler, Frank Sinatra, Randy Newman, Lisa Minnelli, George Winston, and YoYo Ma.

Ken’s restoration work can be found at the Smithsonian Institution, the Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, NY, and the Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia, Wa.

A recent testimonial from pianist Charles Metz in Palm Springs,CA:
“Howard and I can not say thank you enough for your wonderful work on our pianos.   We are spending many hours a day now, uninterrupted and for the sheer joy of it.    Having such well regulated instruments is a joy. “

The best way to schedule is to the SCHEDULE ONLINE BUTTON at the top of this page.  It is helpful to include your street address and times that work for you.  Or, just call!


Listen to recent restoration of Steinway B :