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#1052125 - 12/20/08 02:05 AM Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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I found this very amusing--and now I'm tempted to bump up from an upright to a floor model ;\)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8Yi6ITZtHg
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#1052126 - 12/20/08 09:01 AM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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No floor models for me. That looks like work!
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#1052127 - 12/20/08 07:01 PM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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Playing the piano isn't "work"...?

That's news to me
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#1052128 - 12/20/08 09:09 PM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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A great way to stay in shape (or try to get back there \:D ). Price is a bit steep, however.
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#1052129 - 12/20/08 09:15 PM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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#1052130 - 12/20/08 09:16 PM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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Given that my "natural" talent is dancing, not piano playing, I think I missed my calling. Thanks for the link!

Cathy
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#1052131 - 12/21/08 12:36 AM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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$250 is the cost of some low-grade, non-weighted keyboards...

I'd rather have a floor model, TX-Dennis \:\)
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#1052132 - 12/21/08 02:43 PM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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Originally posted by ll:
$250 is the cost of some low-grade, non-weighted keyboards...

I'd rather have a floor model, TX-Dennis \:\) [/b]
I may have misunderstood the price; I thought he said it was 250 thousand[/b]. I'm listening again now to double check. YUP, HE DID SAY THOUSAND. \:D
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#1052133 - 12/21/08 11:36 PM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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He didn't say thousand. He said $15,000. Then he said $250 without mentioning the thousand.

I guess I was just too optimistic to notice the inflation comment :'(
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#1052134 - 12/22/08 01:58 AM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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Exactly, the thousand was implied based upon the inflation comment.
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#1052135 - 12/22/08 04:09 AM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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Exactly. That's when I thought "jerks!"

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#1052136 - 12/22/08 07:03 PM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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Wow! It is just as well..... I have too many miles on this body to give this floor keyboard a home. A two hour practice session on that............And I'd be in the bed for a week.
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#1052137 - 12/22/08 07:16 PM Re: Thought a degree in piano can't get you a job? Think again after this video!
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Yeah but I bet it's action has Chinese parts. I'll wait for the version with a Renner myself.

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