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    Hitting the high notes with Charles Ball

    By Marsha Miller
    Published: May 4, 2010

    From telescope operators to piano tuners, The University of Texas at Austin recognizes the dedication of its staff during Staff Appreciation Week. Today we feature Charles Ball, head piano technician in the Butler School of Music. Ball reflects on a lifetime working with some of the finest instruments and some of the best pianists in the country.

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      Julian Joseph said on Aug. 9, 2010 at 12:31 p.m.
      great interview... NPR style I've wanted to work in the piano technician department for a while now :-D thanks for sharing
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      Brenda J.Hohman said on May 19, 2010 at 8:38 p.m.
      Congratulations Charles on your recognition ... you deserve it! Charles has been my piano technician extraordinare for many years ... you are the best!