24 Steinways in Cardiff

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has become an ‘All Steinway’ music school. The Cardiff-based conservatoire joins the ranks of several music schools and universities who already enjoy this prestige. The RWCMD  is understandably excited by this recent development, and one of their fourth-year students (and my ex-student), Amy Reynolds, participated in the…

Fazioli Factory and Venice Visit

Here’s a wonderful trip for all those who love the piano and particularly Fazioli; Jaques Samuel Pianos of Edgware Road in London are organizing a special visit to Fazioli’s Factory in Sacile, Italy. The trip, which has been held several times since 2007, will be of interest to pianists, piano teachers, and piano tuners, as…

Sheargold Music Interview

A few weeks ago I spoke to Steven Palmer at Sheargold Music as part of their new video-blog series, about my career and my new book. I was delighted to have the opportunity to chat on camera about So You Want To Play The Piano?  Sheargold Music own two large piano and music shops; one in Maidenhead, Berkshire (from where…