In-Tune, the Piano World Piano Forums Newsletter
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Tour Some of the Finest Piano Makers in Europe with us in 2011.
Get your name on the list now. First payment is due by mid December.
If you are planning on joining us, please let our travel agent know.
This is your chance to see how some of the world's finest pianos are crafted. Plus it's a chance to meet other Forums Members, tour music museums, visit composers homes, and much more. And of course, it's a chance to see Europe!SAVE $530.00 PER PERSON!
We have enough people to move into the next lower price bracket. Saving $530.00 per person!
If you've been considering joining us for this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, please let us know now.
Although visiting top notch piano manufacturers in Europe is our central goal, the tour to includes much more than piano shops. For Example:
This musician plays in the subways of NY because he wants to share classical music with people. What I found interesting was that he feels love of classical music may be dieing out. As you might imagine, a number of our members chose to disagree.
What do you think? Bach in the Subway
Chandler (AZ) Symphony Orchestra Youth Piano Competition Chandler Piano Competition
Free Piano Concerts in DC Area by Famous Pianists (continues)
This thread continues as does the series... Free DC Concerts
12 Finalists Selected for January 8th piano competition in GOLDEN, Colorado.
A rare opportunity to hear 12 finalists selected from among this year’s applicants of the 2011 JSIYAC will occur on Saturday, January 8, 2011, at the final (live) round of the competition.
12 Finalist Piano Competition - Details
PianoForte Foundation December Events (Chicago)...
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3
ALEX PEH, piano
Schubert/Liszt: Winterreise transcriptions
Villa-Lobos: selections from A Prole do Bebê
Broadcast live on 98.7 WFMT and www.wfmt.com
Sherwood Community Music School, 1312 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5
WINSTON CHOI, piano
With guest MINGHUAN XU, violin
Works for solo piano and piano/violin duo by Schumann, Brahms, Saint-Saëns, Broberg, and Boucourechliev
Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., 8th Floor
$20 / $10 students & PianoForte Foundation members
For tickets: www.pianofortefoundation.org or (312) 291-0291
60th Wideman Piano Competition
December 3-5, 2010
Finals with Shreveport Symphony
January 8, 2011
60th Wideman Piano Competition Details
Remember, if you know of any piano concerts, competitions, or events ... let us know!
You can post in this section of the piano forums (and/or email us) Piano Concerts - Competitions - Events
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Here are a couple of shots of a piano party in Auckland, New Zealand New Zealand Piano Party
Wow I hope to get to New Zealand and Australia some day.
What is a Piano Forums Piano Party?
Miscellaneous stuff that didn't exactly fit any other categories...
Please note, any piano manufacturers or other businesses mentioned in this section did NOT pay for the mention, I just found the stuff interesting and wanted to share.
Steinway D in the Basement?
Would you put a Steinway D in your basement? Most of us would say no (I don't even have a basement).
But then, it would depend on the basement.
Here's a thread with pictures of a gorgeous restored D going to it's new home, in the basement. Our thanks to Forums Member Carol I. for the interesting story and pictures. Steinway D in the Basement
The: Let's See Pics of Your Piano Room thread
Just what it says, members posting pictures of their piano rooms.
This one continues to grow with some great pictures and stories. Worth checking out. Your Piano Room Pictures Includes some interesting discussions of room acoustics.
Bill Evans Master Class with Dave Frank
Forums member Dave Frank posts some wonderful tutorials for those who are up to the challenges. I gotta buckle down and try them soon. Check out the post here, then check out his (free) tutorials.
Bill Evans Master Class
National Piano Travelers Association (NPTA) Anybody know when and where the 2011 meeting will be?
NAMM SHOW 2011
It's Only 7 Weeks Away!
As usual I'd like to know who plans on attending the show.
We plan to be there the Jan 13-17. If anyone would like to meet up to say hi, grab a drink and/or food, or talk business (perhaps you'd like to advertise on the world's most popular piano web site, or bestow a huge grant upon us?), please let me know. NAMM 2011 Thread
Need a Laugh? The adventures in "Let's Talk Weddings" Continue...
If you haven't visited this thread yet, do yourself a favor, check it out. If you have been following it, make sure you catch up with the latest chapters.
Let's Talk Weddings
So This Woman Goes Back to Work After 30+ Years Away... Back To Work
Government Run Dental Plan? Yikes! - Funny Bit
Ok, it doesn't sound funny, but watch the clip. If the Government Ran Dental Plans
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