Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Youngsters get to play Steinway concert grand piano

A restored Steinway piano has found a new home at a high school.
Great deals on musical instruments
Budding young pianists will get a chance to play a legendary piano that has been restored to its original glory.

The Steinway concert grand piano, which was built in 1939, was whipped back into shape after years of fundraising finally paid off, reported ksl.com.

It will now go to Olympus Jr High School in Utah, where youngsters will be able to grace the very same keys that were played by some of the biggest musicians of the 40s.

Principal Carole Harris said: "To play a piano of this magnitude is just huge."

The piano has a new set of strings and hammers, all topped off with a new finish that has done away with dints, chips and cracks.

Jayne Springman told the news provider: "I want it to be played. This gives the school and community such an opportunity."

Paulette Breault, a music teacher, has developed a new piano course called EZee Piano Systems.

It makes learning the complex instrument a much simpler and engaging endeavour, according to Ms Breault.

Buy Pianos & Keyboards Now

 ADNFCR-2133-ID-800758519-ADNFCR Posted on 14 Oct 2011 14:43 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Ever wanted to experience the full glory of your tube amp a low, house-friendly volume? Now you can with the revolutionary Two Notes Torpedo Captor unit.

19 Sep 2017 11:14
thumbnail

A premium grade instrument that helps the intermediate player develop to the next level, the HP601 Digital Piano expresses unprecedented tonal clarity.

14 Sep 2017 11:49
thumbnail

A great choice for those pianists looking to invest in a compact and cost efficient piano, the Roland RP-102 Digital Piano is the ultimate hybrid instrument.

14 Sep 2017 10:38
thumbnail

Combining a strong projection with a varied selection of tones and sounds, the FP-60 offers itself as the quintessential piano for the gigging musician.

14 Sep 2017 09:44
thumbnail

Made for the professional touring musician, the Roland SP-SX Special Edition Sampling Pad now boasts a massive increase from 2GB to a 16GB memory capacity.

13 Sep 2017 09:38

Recent Music News

thumbnail

A new take on a modern-day classic, the Pioneer DJ DJM-900NXS2-W Controller presents all of your favourite functionality in a striking, bold new finish.

19 Sep 2017 11:09
thumbnail

Available for a strictly limited time only, the Pioneer DJ CDJ-2000NXS2 Controller comes available in a striking white finish and unique custom plaque

19 Sep 2017 10:01
thumbnail

After an image of Yamaha's Genos Workstation made its way on to the web, the new workstation has set the internet alight with speculation as to its final form.

15 Sep 2017 12:29
thumbnail

The Fender '64 Custom Deluxe Reverb Amp takes all of the vintage tonality of 1960's Fender amps and reiterates them into a completely new modern format.

15 Sep 2017 11:53
thumbnail

Taking inspiration from the coveted NSX2 Mixer, the Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX2 All-In-One DJ Controller promises, even more, functionality and practical applications.

15 Sep 2017 10:26
thumbnail

A hybrid that combines digital functionality and auditory magnificence of traditional pianos, the Roland HP603 is a dream come true for the modern musician.

14 Sep 2017 12:57