New Orleans Piano Works
Cell: 504-494-9937

About Dave Doremus, RPT

David Doremus

728 Pelican Avenue

New Orleans, LA  70114



Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA  

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Art History/Philosophy

Piano Training

Piano Technology-Tuning and Restoration (2 year program)
North Bennet Street School, Boston, MA

Steinway Factory Trained                           

Yamaha Factory Trained 

Disklavier and Piano Disc Specialist

Institutional Instrument Seminar,
Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin Ohio         

Registered Piano Technician, PTG      23 years

Past President of New Orleans Chapter

Taught PTG seminars of continuing education 

Attended 11+ Piano Technicians Guild conventions        



Algiers Piano Works, Ltd    
New Orleans, La

Owner, Master Technician and Restorer

Tune and restore pianos throughout the greater New Orleans area.  In business since 1998

Tulane University  
New Orleans, LA
Primary tuner since 1995

Werleins for Music, Bitsie Werlein Piano Co.
New Orleans, LA
Primary tuner since 1993   
Warranty service on site and in store, Concert tuning and Preparation of all Yamaha and Steinway pianos, clients included LPO, Baptist Seminary, Xavier, Dillard, Tulane and Loyola, NOCCA, Christ Church Cathedral, LSU School of Music.


Ken Eschete’s Grand Antiques

1994-1998,  New Orleans, La

Restoration of 19th century pianos for sale and for individual owners, tuning and maintenance of modern pianos in homes, churches, studios and concert venues.

Wolf Instruments: Harpsichord and Fortepiano Makers

1988-1994, Washington, DC and The Plains, VA

Built replicas of historic instruments, Restored modern and antique instruments

Tuned & Maintained pianos and harpsichords at Smithsonian and Kennedy Center, Spoleto Festival in Charleston, Lincoln Center, NY, Duke University, SUNY Stony Brook, Library of Congress, Strathmore Hall, Levine School of Music, Corcoran Gallery, National Gallery of Art.


David’s clients include:

St. Louis Cathedral, Louisiana Philharmonic, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, Bitsie Werlein, Dr. John, Allan Toussaint, Trinity Church, Terrance Blanchard, St. Augustine Church, Piety Street Recording Studios, Keil’s Antiques, Moss Antiques, Movie Production (Ray), Anne Rice, Delfayo Marsalis, New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra, Poydras Home, Elvis Costello and more.


Full fledged member of the Who Dat Nation.  Season ticket holder since 1997.


References available upon request.




Contact Me:
David Doremus
728 Pelican Ave. New Orleans, LA 70114
(504) 263-2923 |