PIANO SALES, REPAIRS, tUNING, rESTORATION & tRANSPORT

WS Pianos • Est 1919
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THE PIANO WHISPERER

Werner Stolze comes from a long line of Master Piano Builders and is a 4th generation legacy. His great-grandfather, Willy Kurt Hutzelmann, started the family factory in 1919 in Eisenberg Germany. His factory was the one of few Piano Factories in East Germany to survive World War II. The Stolze family immigrated and settled in South Africa in 1953. Kurt and Wilfried Stolze, father and son, continued their Piano trade in South Africa. Even after all this time, and with the establishment of his new company, WS Pianos.

Rebuilding

Rebuilding consists of restoring an entire piano structure, frame and moving parts.

RESTORATION

From fixing a broken string to replacing parts that are worn out or brittle.

TUNING

The act of making minute adjustments to the tensions of the strings of an acoustic piano.

TRANSPORT

We will carefully and lovingly move your piano to its new desired destination. 

SALES

We have a wide variety of New and Used pianos available.

EVaLUATIONS

To confirm repair cost, restoration, insurance value & sales value.

1926 HutZelmann Factory

Werner Stolze comes from a long line of Master Piano Builders and is a 4th generation legacy. His great-grandfather, Willy Kurt Hutzelmann, started the family factory in 1919 in Eisenberg Germany. His factory was the only Piano factory in East Germany to Piano factory in East Germany to survive World War II. The Stolze family immigrated and settled in South Africa in 1953. Kurt and Wilfried Stolze, father and son, continued their Piano trade in South Africa. Even after all this time, and with the establishment of his new company, WS Pianos

I am all about GREAT service. Thank you!!! WS Pianos just delivered by 67-year-old Piano! Hassle free end effortless. Highly recommended.

Lee Scott

Singer & TV Presenter

It is our honour and pleasure to write this for Naomi & Werner Wilfried Stolze owners of WS Pianos. They were a game changer in the World Choir Games 2018. Their commitment was phenomenal and was always available to assist when needed.

Ali Mpofo

Owner of Ukhamba Communications & Head of the local organising committee & CEO of the African Cultural Development

You made me so happy when you said you can save my piano while previous tuner wrote it off. Sorry for the tears it was tears of joy.

Wadee Renoto

Chairperson & Managing Director, Tshwane Music Industry Co-Operative Limited

Sponsorships

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In the news

Read up on what’s happening at WS Pianos

It was Beautiful

Publikasie: GetIt Uitgawe: December 2017 Deur:  WS Pianos The earlier part of October 1987 Spring was everywhere… in the air, in the birds, even in my father’s step. It was a time of new beginnings. Mother Earth was awakening after a long winter rest. She took out her...

Master Piano Builder

Publication: The South African Music Teacher 2015 – 2016 Issue 150 Bladsy:82 & 83 By Stef Schuurman 11/01/1941 - 27/11/2013 "A piano builder begins to learn his trade from the bottom up - not from the pedals of a piano but by sweeping and cleaning the floors in a...

About Children & Pianos

Werner Stolze is the fourth generation of the Stolzes who builds pianos, but it is not only his profession that is interesting. He and his wife experienced their own miracle.
It’s a nice spring day when I visit the Stolze family in Pretoria.

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Weekdays

8AM - 5PM

Contact

Phone

Cell: + 27 (0) 82 780 5632
Fax: 086 560 4745

Address

Head Office: 1162 Newman Avenue, Queenswood, Pretoria
Workshop & Showroom: 522 Steve Biko, Gezina, Pretoria
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