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2012-06-12 23:00:22

JAV Recordings, a music label that specializes in recording the pipe organ, has released one of the first audiophile high resolution surround sound recordings of a pipe organ (96khz/24bit, Multichannel 5.1) that is also available as an internet download. The recording features Frederick Teardo in his first solo recording playing a historic Johann Andreas Silbermann instrument in Strasbourg, France New York, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Dr. Frederick Teardo, a 31 year old rising star in the...

2012-05-17 23:02:56

Dedication ceremony marks largest one-time university acquisition of award-winning performance reproducing pianos. LEXINGTON, Ky. (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Marked by a dynamic ceremony celebrating the delivery of an exquisite new fleet of Yamaha pianos, The School of Music in The University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts has procured the largest, one-time acquisition of Disklavier performance reproducing pianos in academia anywhere in the world. The ceremony took place on Monday, May 14, 2012...

2011-08-12 00:00:01

New hybrid instrument is the most compact piano available that channels the sound and action of a nine-foot concert grand. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 The AvantGrand N1, an entry-level version of the company's acclaimed AvantGrand hybrid piano technology, is now shipping. Delivering the tone and touch of a nine-foot Yamaha CFIIIS concert grand piano, the N1 is the most compact and affordable addition yet to the AvantGrand family, which includes the N2 upright and the acclaimed,...

2011-07-16 00:00:35

Empowering pianists to reach the height of their musical creativity and potential, Yamaha Pianos will be featured on the stages and in the practice rooms at 19 prestigious music festivals throughout the summer of 2011. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Empowering pianists to reach the height of their musical creativity and potential, Yamaha Pianos will be featured on the stages and in the practice rooms at 19 prestigious music festivals throughout the summer of 2011. Joining forces with...

2011-03-06 00:02:32

Hohner announces the introduction of a revolutionary new app for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch: the Hohner SqueezeBox. Mimicking the layout of Hohner's iconic Corona Classic diatonic accordion, this intuitive virtual accordion app feature a super responsive, three-row fingerboard that plays and sounds like the traditional instrument. Glen Allen, VA (PRWEB) March 4, 2011 Hohner announces the introduction of a revolutionary new app for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch: the Hohner...

2011-02-11 00:00:45

Thirteenth Oldest Institution of Higher Education In United States Procures Yamaha's Exquisite New Flagship Concert Grand Charleston, SC (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 College of Charleston is the first institution of higher learning in the United States to acquire Yamaha's CFX Concert Grand Piano. Following the recent construction of a five-story addition to the College's School of the Arts, an anonymous donor generously decided to buy a new piano for the recital hall. After weighing all...

2011-02-02 00:00:42

Seeking out the talents of Yamaha Clavinova and arranger keyboard users nationwide, Yamaha Keyboards USA is thrilled to launch the Yamaha Freestyle Performance Contest. Buena Park, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 01, 2011 Seeking out the talents of Yamaha Clavinova and arranger keyboard users nationwide, Yamaha Keyboards USA is thrilled to launch the Yamaha Freestyle Performance Contest. The contest will demonstrate how the Style content found in Yamaha instruments like Clavinova CVP digital...

2008-10-14 03:00:21

By Sandra Emerson UPLAND - Dorothy Kang's love of playing the piano has provided her with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity - hosting a popular television show. In an award-winning essay chosen out of 5,000 submissions, the 10- year-old Valencia Elementary School student proposed that PBS' "Curiosity Quest" film an episode about making pianos. The selection of Dorothy's essay gave her the chance to co-host an episode, which is set to air at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 on channel 24. "I always...

2008-10-10 18:00:34

By CRAIG SMITH Major assembly required On Feb. 24, nearly 100 congregants of First Presbyterian Church came together to help unload a huge present they had given themselves, the city's musical community, and the future. It was packed in an equally huge gray metal box on wheels: a semi parked on Grant Avenue between the church and the unfinished Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Like a bicycle on a long-ago birthday, it came in pieces, though it had been previously assembled -- after...

2008-09-21 12:00:20

By Edward Reichel Deseret News Each year the Eccles Organ Festival at the Cathedral of the Madeleine attracts organists from around the world. Since the festival spans only five concerts (spread out over two months), it's not easy deciding on whom to invite. But each year, the festival brings Salt Lake audiences the widest possible group of performers representing the widest range of styles and repertoire. And this year's festival is particularly appealing, according to cathedral organist...