The Magic of a New Piano

Have you experienced the magic of a new piano?  Sometimes it’s the feel of the keys and the melodic sounds that stir the emotions in your heart.  Other times, it’s the love behind the gift of music, or even the gift of a piano, that sparks the magic. We are honored to share Carol Grady’s story here about her loving husband and magical piano. “I finished practicing and walked over to my husband, my eyes welling up with tears.  ‘I can’t believe I can put [...]

“Nobody has ever told me they were happy they quit” ….. 

Hardly a day goes by that someone doesn’t walk through our doors and tell me they were sorry they quit taking piano lessons.  “Just imagine what I could be playing now” as they look wistfully at the pianos. Regardless the specific details the answers to why they quit are all generally the same, too.  “I thought playing the piano was for sissies,” “I wanted to be outside playing sports,” or “My piano teacher was mean.” (which almost always meant the teacher only expected them to [...]

2019-04-15T11:21:01+00:00March 29th, 2019|Love of Music, Piano Students, Summer Piano Lessons|

Steinway & Sons recognizes Tara Scheyer as a 2017 Top Music Teacher

We would like to take a moment, here on our blog, to personally say: Congratulations to the amazing Tara Scheyer on the recent receipt of the 2017 Top Music Teacher award! The program was designed, by Steinway, to formally recognize those music teachers who demonstrate outstanding instruction and leadership in piano and music education. Steinway also wanted teachers who were truly passionate about their craft and exhibited the same degree of excellence their hand-made pianos provided, to their students. When we sat down to make our [...]

2018-09-10T11:28:30+00:00February 16th, 2018|Love of Music, Store News|

10 Reasons WHY learning to play the piano, as Adults, is AWESOME!

According to NAMM Global report, 82% of adults who don’t play a musical instrument wish they did. Instead of wishing, hoping, thinking and praying (see what I did there…lol) adults should realize that it is never too late to learn to play the piano.  In today’s blog article we take a look at 10 reasons WHY learning to play the piano as an adult is AWESOME! Reason #1 – Because learning to play the piano at a young age ISN’T always awesome.  Far too many parents force [...]

2018-09-10T11:28:32+00:00February 28th, 2017|Love of Music, Piano Students|

Benefits of Learning the Piano as an Adult

We’ve all heard the adage “youth is often wasted on the young,” but I’m willing to bet a lot of piano lessons are too. I’m also willing to bet you’ve said at least once to yourself, “I wish I could play the piano…but I’ve never had lessons.”  Why not start now? I know, I know…you’re busy, you can’t read music, you’re too old to begin playing the piano, you’re afraid you’ll look silly, and so forth. Maybe your dream involves sitting at a grand piano, [...]

2019-03-14T19:52:10+00:00August 30th, 2016|Love of Music|

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