Getting tuned up

December 31, 2009 | 5:51 p.m. CST
Michael Butterworth of Butterworth Music tunes one of the two baby grand pianos that will be used in Thursday's duel between Sutu Forte and Ken Kehner, as part of the First Night New Year's Eve festivities at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts. Butterworth began playing the piano at age 4 and has been tuning pianos since he was 14, when his father began teaching him the trade.

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