Steinway & Sons Welcomes Gulf Coast Dealership

Long Island City, NY (July 9, 2012) – Steinway & Sons is proud to announce the addition of Broussard’s Piano Gallery and Academy of Music to its exclusive family of Steinway-authorized dealers. Broussard’s, headquartered in Mobile, Alabama, will join an elite group of hand-selected dealers who bring the world’s finest pianos to artists, students and institutions around the globe.

Broussard’s will handle sales and service of Steinway pianos—from majestic concert grands to traditional uprights. The dealership will also offer Steinway-designed Boston and Essex pianos, ensuring buyers will find the right instrument for every budget and price point. The addition of The Family of Steinway-Designed Pianos to Broussard’s offerings marks a new era for a business known throughout the region for its expertise in piano sales and service.

“Our business has been in the family since my grandparents founded it in 1945. We are absolutely honored and thrilled that Steinway has asked us to be an authorized dealer,” said Christy Broussard Myers, Gallery Manager. “This is a very prestigious designation. My grandparents, my father and I have worked very hard to build our business, and this partnership is tremendously meaningful to us. We’re proud to bring American-made Steinway pianos to our customers.”

“The Gulf region is a wonderful market for Steinway, rich in America’s musical heritage and home to some of the most memorable musicians and venues in the world,” said Todd Sanders, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Steinway & Sons. “The addition of Broussard’s to our family of dealerships marks a new commitment to this region. We’re very pleased with the new partnership and are looking forward to seeing our pianos in the gallery.”

About Broussard’s Piano Gallery
Since 1945, Broussard’s Piano Gallery and Academy of Music has served the Gulf coasts of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana. The company was founded by Otis and Amida Broussard as a piano boutique in the Evangeline Hotel in Houma Louisiana, and now has locations in Mobile, Alabama and Slidell, Louisiana. The gallery also hosts piano lessons and recitals and a wide range of musical performances. Broussard’s headquarters is located at 1541 East I-65 Service Rd., S. in Mobile. For more information, please call (251) 344-8856 or visit www.broussardspianos.com.

About Steinway & Sons
Since 1853 Steinway pianos have set an uncompromising standard for sound, touch, beauty and investment value. Steinway remains the choice of 9 out of 10 concert artists, and it is the preferred piano of countless musicians, professional and amateur, throughout the world. For more information, visit www.steinway.com.

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