USC Aiken to Unveil New 9 Foot Steinway D Grand Piano

Turner's Keyboards is proud to announce USC Aiken will be unveiling its new 9-foot Steinway & Sons D grand piano on the USC Aiken Etherredge Center stage.  Thursday, January 25th, 2018, at 7pm at the Winter Nocturne concert This beautiful instrument will benefit students of music and a community that enjoys live music through groups such as Masterworks Chorale, Joye in Aiken, Aiken Symphony Orchestra, Aiken Civic Orchestra and others. South African pianist Petronel Malan will present a program on the Steinway that begins with a tribute to Mozart, whose birthday is [...]

2018-09-10T11:28:30+00:00January 18th, 2018|Love of Music, Pianist, Store News|

7 Strange Facts About 7 Famous Pianists

Much like the celebrities and reality stars of our era, famous musicians, have historically been, a little bit strange.  Grand gestures, bad decisions, and pianists are no exception!  Read on and learn some strange facts about these famous pianists! Ludwig van Beethoven Beethoven’s deafness was the result of lead poisoning, and so too, was his death in 1872. While the cause of his elevated lead levels is unclear, some speculate that because of his love of wine, which contained higher-than-normal lead levels during that time period, [...]

2017-05-25T16:01:31+00:00May 15th, 2017|Composers, Pianist, Piano History, Strange Facts|