Steinway & Sons has always been an avid supporter of music education. From the very beginning of Steinway’s history we have always believed that music education is of the utmost importance. We have enjoyed assisting students and their families in making the best decisions about their musical investment.
The Steinway Teacher & Educational Partner Programs (STEPs) are designed for piano instructors and affiliated studio partners to enhance their relationship with us and to further support their piano instruction. By becoming a “Steinway Educational Partner,” you will receive a number of benefits and unique opportunities.
why join Steinway
Steinway & Sons continues to produce the finest pianos available. The prestige that comes with being associated with a name synonymous for quality is beneficial and desired by many piano teachers. STEPs Partners will receive a Steinway Educational Partner certificate and a lapel pin to proudly state their partnership with Steinway & Sons.
The opportunity to utilize our concert instruments and showrooms as a premium performance space for your recitals is one of the most valuable reasons to become a STEPs partner! You also receive access to our exclusive recital planning tools to make your recital preparation as simple as possible.
Steinway & Sons has a comprehensive rental program designed for teacher, studios, and their students.* It has never been easier to outfit your home or studio with the world’s finest instruments.
* Rentals subject to availability
Through multiple means, Steinway will make every effort to refer new students to you! Please be in contact with your local representative to join our STEP program and be eligible for personal referrals.
Attend workshops, seminars, and special event opportunities specifically tailored to teachers. Check with your local Steinway retailer to find out about upcoming events!
The Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame is a prestigious designation recognizing the work of North America’s most committed and passionate piano educators. Every two years, teachers are selected from the United States and Canada to be inducted into the Steinway Teacher Hall of Fame. The ceremony includes special events hosted at the historic Steinway factory in Astoria, Queens. The Hall of Fame recognizes the talented educators who foster passion, creativity, and discipline in the next generation of piano artists.
the educational PARTNER STUDIO
Those piano teachers who run music schools with 100 or more piano students may apply for our Steinway Educational Partner Studio designation. Studios or music schools that offer piano instruction and have all steinway and Steinway-designed pianos for instruction, rehearsal, practice, and performance are the only institutions eligible for this prestigious designation.
Join the Steinway Teacher & Educational Partner Program
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