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Andrey Gugnin takes out Sydney International Piano Competition

The Australian - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The Hungarian composer Bela Bartok declared that competitions were for racehorses, not musicians. He had a point. Look at the prizewinners' lists from previous Sydney International Piano Competitions of Australia and you'll recognise few names who've ...

Top 10 tips to tackling and transforming piano technique

OUPblog (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
Although the fortepiano (the eighteenth-century instrument) had a lighter, quicker, and more responsive action with a more immediate attack and decay than today's piano, much of the technical approach is directly applicable to the modern piano.

Weird Al played a weird piano in our weird city this afternoon.

Willamette Week - ‎16 hours ago‎
In the Twitter photo, he's playing a piano from local nonprofit piano rescuers Piano. Push. Play., an organization that takes old pianos and places them around Portland. Yankovic's piano—named Fiona, after Fiona Apple—was stationed outside of the ...

Third Cobourg street piano is ready to play

Peterborough Examiner - ‎21 hours ago‎
Decorated by local artist Wendy Gail Woroch with Aboriginal icons and symbols (including the striking Alderville cenotaph), this piano in Rotary Park is the final one to be unveiled as part of Cobourg's 2015 Keys To Our Town street-piano program ...

Sydney Symphony Orchestra grand pianos up for sale

ABC Online - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The piano has been played by some very famous fingers, including those belonging to Vladimir Ashkenazy, Lang Lang, David Helfgott, Harry Connick Jr, Paul Lewis, Stephen Hough, Yuja Wang, Rufus Wainright, Diana Krall, Piers Lane, Roger Woodward, ...

SIPCA: Discord for four pianos

The Australian - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The past two weeks have been a boon for lovers of the piano and those keeping an ear on exciting musical talent. The Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia has been an immersion in piano music and an education about the artistry and ...

Watch: Five year-old plays Mozart piano concerto

Slipped Disc - ‎8 hours ago‎
Evan Duy Quoc Le, known as Evan Le, was born to Vietnamese parents on May 31st, 2011 in Torrance, California. He had his first piano lesson a year ago and can now get through the first movement of Mozart's eighth piano concerto, K246.

PS: singing billionaire Lindsay Fox and his luxury haul of unplayed pianos

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The octogenarian enjoys perching by a piano into the wee small hours, listening to others play while warbling to favourite ditties such as That's Amore, Volare, My Way and Click Go The Shears.

Six things to know as World Piano turns 60 - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Cincinnati World Piano Competition has undergone some key changes since Canadian pianist Gloria Ackerman established it in 1956.

Finalists announced for Australian National Piano Award

ABC Online (blog) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Not every regional city gets to host to a world-class event, but every two years Shepparton proudly welcomes some of the best young pianists in the country for the Australian National Piano Award. The top 13 finalists for 2016 were announced recently ...

World's first mobile piano bar in Toowoomba today

Toowoomba Chronicle - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
AAT Kings has gutted one of its luxury coaches and replaced the seats with a grand piano, lounge chairs, lamps and a mini bar.

ISU piano teacher heads to international competition - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Piano experts from around the world are heading to Washington, D.C. for an international competition. One of the pianists who will be competing is Natalia Lauk, an Idaho State University choir pianist and piano teacher. Growing up with parents who were ...

Community piano sings out from Muskogee Main Street

KOKI FOX 23 - ‎16 hours ago‎
A red community piano now sits in front of the Stuff store in downtown for anyone who has a song in their heart they just want to get out.

Developer plays another tune for piano factory site

Boston Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
A Boston company is switching development plans for a former South End piano factory to a mixed-use building with 18 residential condos.
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Nathan Sykes turns Pokémon Theme into a soulful piano ballad - watch here

Digital Spy - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Think again, because now the franchise's restored popularity is even spawning new versions of its iconic TV theme. Nathan Sykes has jumped on the Pokéwagon and transformed the 'Pokémon Theme' into a soulful, piano-led ballad. If this doesn't inspire ...

World's first mobile piano bar coming to Toowoomba

Toowoomba Chronicle - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The latest crazy and wonderful idea comes from AAT Kings as they embark on a road trip across Australia in the world's first mobile piano bar. The coach - used as one of the travel company's luxury guided holiday vehicles in its former life - has been ...

A piano and sounds from a didgeridoo

Blacktown Sun - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The highly talented trio of Bonnie Brown, Louisa Breen and Russell Smith will come together for the performance of piano and didgeridoo, featuring the world premiere of 'Bird Morning', a new Ross Edwards composition written especially for this ...

Mint condition Steinway piano could give a Newcastle charity a six figure boost

ChronicleLive - ‎5 hours ago‎
A vintage piano is set to give a cancer charity a six-figure boost if it goes for a song on Sunday. The Steinway 1912 B grand piano, which is in mint condition, was gifted to a Newcastle-based hospice in an anonymous woman's will. It is being sold ...
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Selena Gomez Releases a Teaser for Piano Version of 'Kill Em With Kindness' - Listen!

Just Jared Jr. - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
In the new version, Selena ditches the fast paced beats and puts her emotions on full display with just the accompaniment of a piano. No word on when the full version of the song is going to be released, but here's to hoping it's coming sooner rather ...

Pianos on the Street program returns

North Shore News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
An upright piano was placed outside the library on July 13 as part of the annual Pianos on the Street program, which invites members of the public to take a seat and tickle the ivory for the pleasure of passersby.