Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Early Colonial New York Piano Makers at CCHS

Presented by the Columbia County Historical Society Volunteers

Free and Open to the Public

The Columbia County Historical Society (CCHS) Volunteers present: “Early Colonial New York Piano Makers,”  an illustrated lecture by piano conservator and historian, Wally Stock. The lecture will include makers in Albany, Troy, and Nassau during the period from 1830’s through the 1890’s.

Location: Van Buren Hall – Upstairs at 6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook, NY 12106


Originally from Malden Bridge in Chatham, Wally Stock’s ancestors were some of the early Dutch settlers in Albany.  Mr. Stock taught a course on the ‘History and Development of the Piano’ at the New York State Museum In 1991. He services and restores antique pianos and pianos of all makes at his business, Stock’s Piano Services, founded in 1973.