The theme of this year’s festival is “Truth” so we begin by taking a sideways look at this concept.
A brief answer to “How on earth did you get involved in building pianos?” is followed by a view of our products and a crash course on how to build your very own piano!
Founder of Cavendish Pianos
Adam Cox is the founder of Cavendish pianos. His company handcrafts pianos in the beautiful setting of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
After a degree in modern languages at Leeds University Adam studied piano technology at Leeds College of Music. Before leaving college he set up Headingley Pianos in 1994. Starting with one piano the business gradually grew. In 2012 the company relocated to Bolton Abbey and became Yorkshire Pianos. Housed in a converted forge the premises incorporates the factory for building the award-winning Cavendish Pianos. Now in its sixth year Cavendish pianos are sold throughout the UK and exported to China.