Concord Girl to Perform at Carnegie Hall

She may only be 9 years of age, but Emma Servadio has been learning to play the piano since five years old. Since then, she has already composed three piano pieces of her own. Now, she has been asked to play “Shimmer”, one of her original compositions, at...

Piano Prodigy Progresses in Leaside

She might be only 13 years old, but don’t be fool by her age. Coco Ma has already passed the Royal Conservatory’s second highest test for the piano, known as the ARCT. The young piano prodigy hails from Leaside in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She claims to be like...

Nelson Trio Hoping to Bring Piano to Streets

Nelson music aficionados Joe Gibbons, Joe Rifici, and Neville Claughton are currently in the process of setting up a “public piano” in central Nelson in New Zealand. Joe Gibbons, the head of Great Plains Stainless, a Nelson-based worldwide specialty...

Staunton Pianist Has No Prior Training

Michael Robertson has never taken any piano lessons before, yet he is still able to unravel a soft rendition of Beethoven’s “Fur Elise” by ear. In fact, he is also able to personalise the song with his own melodies. The 23-year-old first started playing the piano at a...

95 and Still Playing

Despite being 95 years of age, Joe Vento is proud of it and will always smile his widest whenever he reveals his age. Till this day, the gray-haired showman is still seen performing on a Steinway in the 1960s-themed lobby of the off-Strip Royal Resort each weekend. He...

Pleyel to Close Factory

Pleyel has been one of the world’s oldest and most iconic piano makers for a pretty long time. However, their factory doors in Paris will close by the end of 2013. The French press concluded that the bankruptcy was pretty much inevitable due to the way cheaper...