As part of its mission to ignite the cultural conversation, STEINWAY & SONS embraces and enables cultural connections the world over — spanning music, the visual & performing arts, the written word, film & television, architecture & design, craftsmanship & artistry.
After Americanizing the family name to “Steinway“, and Henry Engelhard Steinway and his sons founded Steinway & Sons in a Manhattan loft on Varick Street.
The physical and mental benefits of playing music have long been recognized. The piano, in particular, has been an unparalleled outlet for those seeking escape, creative expression, and simply fun and joy.
Selecting the right piano is an intense, personal, and highly rewarding process, and to ensure that your decision brings you joy for many years, you owe it to yourself to do some research.
Performing artists and music teachers know that not all pianos are created equal. A high-quality instrument is a must-have for anyone passionate about piano study and performance. Parents researching options for young piano students will often struggle with an important question: should they opt for a digital keyboard or an acoustic piano?
“G.I. pianos.” Also known as “Victory Verticals,” the instruments were parachuted to awaiting troops in what the advertisement terms “far places of the world — England, Australia, New Guinea, and elsewhere.”
A difficult question — to compete or not to compete? Parents and piano teachers often challenge their children and students to go beyond casual practice and studio recitals by participating in piano competitions.
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