Brothers Play Piano in Hospital
Two young brothers of 11 and 14 have taken to volunteering once a week at Saskatoon City Hospital in Saskatchewan, Canada. The Shevkenek brothers are both home schooled so they enjoy the opportunity to do something different. The brothers’ volunteer sessions at the City Hospital last for an hour every week and consist of them playing the piano for the residents. Continue reading “Brothers Play Piano in Hospital”
Lara Melda Plays in Nottingham
If anyone in Nottingham finds themselves at a loose end this morning then consider going to see Lara Melda play an exciting programme of piano music at the Royal Concert Hall (NG1 5ND). The concert starts at 11am and tickets are priced at £10. The price of the ticket includes tea, coffee, and cake so there is no good reason not to go! Continue reading “Lara Melder Plays in Nottingham”
Piano Factory Tours
At Chase Direct you can find an amazing range of top quality digital pianos from various brands including Chase’s own brand, Yamaha, and Kawai. Interestingly, both Yamaha and Kawai offer factory tours where you can go and see where the magic happens and watch the process of a piano being built. Continue reading “Piano Factory Tours”
Many people know that when it comes to acoustic grand pianos, Steinway is considered by most people to be the crème de la crème. Steinway pianos come with prestige and the name alone commands respect. Of course, there is a reason for this – Steinway pianos make an unbelievable sound and are crafted by expert piano makers. Continue reading “A New Piano From Steinway”
Digital Piano Speakers
Acoustic and digital pianos produce their sounds in completely different ways. With an acoustic piano, as with any acoustic instrument, it’s all about the physical reactions – hammers hit strings inside the body of the piano, which then reverberate through the cabinet to produce the piano sound. Digital pianos, however, often use a simple set of speakers, which can struggle to project a convincing sound. Continue reading “Digital Piano Speakers”
Yet another heart warming piano story hit the papers recently with news of Ruth Lockwood playing the piano for church services held for the resitdents of her care home every week at the ripe old age of 102.
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The Piano Guys
Since their rise to fame a number of years ago, the Piano Guys have continued to release new songs and videos and their number of fans has continued to rise. They are currently underway with a US tour and many fans in the UK are hoping for the release of European tour dates in the near future. The Piano Guys continue to be one of the most popular classical and popular music mash up groups on the internet and hold much promise for the future. Continue reading “The Piano Guys”
Sporting fans will probably have seen the new video released by Manchester United last month to announce the arrival of newest player, Chilean Alexis Sánchez. The video cuts between showing Sánchez on the piano paying ‘Glory Glory Man United’ and him preparing for the pitch. There is no doubt that this announcement video from Manchester United is somewhat different and inspired. Continue reading “Manchester United Announce the arrival of Alexis Sánchez with a Piano”
Last month the Landmark Arts Centre in Teddington celebrated the arrival of a brand new concert grand piano. This was a big event for the centre which is a registered charity, as they had dreamed of having a piano for many years and had set up a piao fundraser four years ago.
The Fundraising Target for the Grand Piano
The target to be raised was a whopping £22,000 and the majority of the funds that were raised came from locals and individual donations. This was a fundraising cause that the local people were truly invested in and wanted to see through. Continue reading “Teddington Centre gets a Grand Piano”
Are you struggling to think of a gift for your loved one this Valentine’s day? Surprise them with the gift of a digital piano!
A digital piano is the gift that keeps on giving and it will last for a whole lifetime. An electric piano is one of the most loving things you could possibly give, and it will also inspire and benefit the whole family. There are few gifts to give this Valentine’s day as thoughtful as a digital piano.
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