TROY, AL – Sitting behind the smooth, flawless keys at one of Troy University’s new Steinway pianos, Marcus Roberts gently smiles as the jazz ensemble winds things down with a Big Band refrain.Read More
ODESSA, TEXAS – After reviewing the outdated piano inventory at Odessa College, administrators didn’t parse words. Requiring students to use such low-quality instruments bordered on “educational malpractice,” they told Eric Baker, Chair of Visual and Performing Arts.Read More
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – There was nothing carved in stone, but seven years passed as the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary embarked on a faith-filled journey to become an All-Steinway School. Anything more or less just wouldn’t feel right to those intimately familiar with the biblical number of completion.Read More
OBERLIN, OHIO – Elisha Gray’s torrid obsession with electricity began at Oberlin College. In the spring of 1877, the relentless inventor was demonstrating how he could send long distance music over telegraph wires at New York’s Steinway Hall, strengthening an institutional bond that made the Oberlin Conservatory of Music America’s first All-Steinway School.Read More
On October 13, 1924, Mary Louise Bok opened the wrought-iron doors of the Curtis Institute and offered talented young musicians the fulfillment of a dream, to prepare for careers as performing artists at the highest professional level. She would dedicate this brand new conservatory on Philadelphia’s prestigious Rittenhouse Square to her father, Cyrus H.K. Curtis, whose vast publishing empire included The Saturday Evening Post and Ladies Home Journal.Read More
WINCHESTER, VA – Michael Stepniak, Dean of Shenandoah University’s renowned Shenandoah Conservatory, would be the first person to admit the All-Steinway School campaign was anything but a piece of...