We wanted to introduce you to the Dumas Piano team.
Portrait of 5 people with different backgrounds with one thing in common: the passion for pianos!
– Jean-François, can you explain to us what you do and what you like about your job?
I have been with Dumas Piano for about a year as a piano repairer. What I like is discovering how things work, finding out how it works, finding solutions. With pianos, I like to analyze the instrument, to study the technical problem that I encounter. I love making the missing pieces out of wood or metal.
– You have a rather special background, can you tell us about it?
I have always been trained with elders, recognized masters in their field. I worked in an automaton workshop, in a hunting horn workshop to learn to solder brass instruments, in a wind instrument workshop for restoration, in a watchmaking workshop for mechanical precision, in a mechanical music workshop. They are all passionate and it is contaminating. I also find this in Nicolas.
– Today are you the one transmitting?
I am still in a process of transmission. I like to learn by listening and seeing it done. The gesture your more than the words! I have as much pleasure in transmitting as in learning and I like to exchange technical points of view.
– How would you define yourself Jean-François?
I’m pretty straightforward; I am a reliable person, you can count on me. I like complicity, mutual aid, listening, the bond that we create. I also have a lot of patience, a great sense of observation and I am very meticulous.
– Do you have a favorite piano?
Yes of course, it’s the next one I’m going to save! 😉
A big thank you to our “Géo Trouvetou”!