While looking at the photos you might ask yourself, “Is computer-generated production demonstrably superior to human craftsmanship? Are there still secrets left in piano building
that can be heard and felt?”
To be sure, even mass-produced pianos have reached a high standard. However, when it comes to instruments of exceeding excellence, nature and the artisanship play a central role. To the true instrument maker, machines can only assist in the process, and excessive departure from the use of natural materials would detract from the sound ideal. Luxury that you can feel, see and, above all, hear!
Please don't miss our virtual tour or to visit us "live" with a guided tour through our Steingraeber factory. Guided tours: monthly, every first Thursday at 16.00 h. Adults 3,- Euros, children up to 14 years free.
Steingraeber & Sons is a family enterprise since 1852. Our staff is part of this family. Our 35 colleagues are highly qualified and closely connected to our firm. Best example is Mr. Adam Bauer. In 2008 we celebrated his 60th (!) anniversary at Steingraeber.
Alois Adelhardt, sound board making Oskar Botschek, piano maker (Apprentice) Peter Cerveny, concert service Thomas Dörnhöfer, carpenter in our capinet making Kerstin Engelbrecht, piano maker/head of upright piano action dept. Matthias Feilner, piano maker/voicing Ingrid Fischer, housekeeper Barbara Freitag, grand piano maker Behzat Hacioglu, carpenter Tobias Hacker, master carpenter/cabinet making Michael Heinlein, carpenter in our cabinet making Gerhard Jakob, grand piano maker/head of grand piano action dept. Andreas Kaul, marketing & communications Alexander Kerstan, head of production Anja Kraus, industrial clerk (Apprentice) Debra Lewis, correspondence Roland Mann, carpenter/head of finishing department Christian Mockschan, piano maker Felix Ramming, grand piano maker Adelheid Raschke, managing director Alexander Reul, piano maker Rudolf Rühr, carpenter/grand piano maker Wolfgang Schäffler, master piano maker, with Lothar Thomma Martina Schmidt-Gyra, foreign language correspondence clerk Alban Schmidt-Steingraeber Cordelia Schmidt-Steingraeber Fanny Schmidt-Steingraeber Magdalene Schmidt-Steingraeber Udo Schmidt-Steingraeber Jürgen Schmitt, master carpenter Claus Schultheis, master locksmith Jordan Schwarz, piano maker (Apprentice) Elmar Seeber, carpenter/head of cabinet making Marina Suttner, artist management Daniel Tschampel, technical service & best boy Vincent Weiß, piano maker David Will, piano maker (Apprentice) Thomas Zeilmann, piano maker/head of restauration dept.