Oral History Information
Taylor Mackinnon grew up in a very musical family and his father played a key role in introducing Taylor to a variety of instrumental music. Taylor was a choral music major and earned a masters degree in music before teaching for nearly a decade. In 1974 he moved to Oregon where he began working as a piano technician, a skill his father and uncle taught him. Taylor became very involved with the Piano Technicians Guild and in fact served on the organization’s board, becoming president of the PTG from 2000 to 2001.