What You Must Know Before Purchasing a Used Piano on Craigslist

Craigslist, or many of the other online platforms that sell used items, can be a goldmine for purchasing numerous things. However, you must be aware of who you are purchasing from and the condition of the item that you are purchasing. Therefore, we do not recommend telling someone that you will purchase their piano before you see it. After doing Continue Reading

Mozart – His Birthplace and the Music He Created

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as well as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg.  At that time, Salzburg was part of the Holy Roman Empire, but the location is in what is now the country of Austria. He was the youngest of seven children, however, only one of his siblings survived infancy, basically leaving Continue Reading

The 155th Anniversary of the Petrof Piano

After visiting the Petrof piano factory in May this year, I learned so much about Petrof's history and their passion for building high-quality pianos for music lovers.  I was grateful for the opportunity to visit their factory. Among all the beautiful pianos they made, what impressed me the most is their special edition "Ant. Petrof" WOW! No words can describe, Continue Reading

Enjoy the Music During Piano City Milano

Eight years ago, back in 2012, a festival type experience was proposed to appease to both local and tourist music lovers in Milan.  That was the year that Piano City Milano was born, and it has grown into a fabulous three-day event that is attended by thousands of people from around the world. Daniela Cattaneo Diaz and Titti Santini founded Continue Reading

The Sound Engineer – Andy Bradly

  This interview begins with Andy stating what he thinks the music industry is like in Houston. While hip hop is popular, no one really focuses on one genre in this city. He has many stories about artists that he has worked with over the years. One story that he talks about in this video is the one about Beyonce Continue Reading

The History Behind Blüthner Pianos

Julius Blüthner was born in March of 1824 and he founded the Blüthner piano in Leipzig, Germany in 1853.  Almost one hundred and sixty-six years later, this piano company is still going strong and continues to be managed by the Blüthner family to this very day. After founding the company, Blüthner worked very hard to create models that pianists would Continue Reading

Love Music? Visit One of These Cities During Your Next Vacation!

Summer vacation is near, music trip may be readily available all over the world, but there are certain cities that are perfect for those who love music of all kinds.  Each one of these cities features spectacular music venues, amazing music heritage, and a few even have the recognition of being the best area for specific music genres.  Here are Continue Reading

No Elimination Throughout the competition

For those who aim for the piano competitions, the New York International Piano Competition holds in New York City every two years in 2020.   This piano competition is open to all pianists that are between the ages of 16-21.  It has a unique feature of not eliminating any contestant during the four competitive rounds.  All contestants that do not win Continue Reading

The History of the Samick Pianos

Hyo Ick Lee began the Samick piano company in South Korea back in 1958 and in the beginning, the country was still facing heartache and challenges from the war, but he managed to use imported parts to manufacture vertical pianos during the 1960s. As soon as the economy improved in his country, Hyo Ick Lee expanded his operation and began Continue Reading

Everything Everyone Should Know About the Fazioli Piano

Paolo Fazioli was not destined to become a piano maker when he was born in the city of Rome in 1944, as his entire family specialized in making furniture.  However, he found that he had an ear for the piano and graduated with a diploma in piano from the G. Rossini Conservatory and a master’s degree in music composition at Continue Reading