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A PIANO FOR EVERY MOMENT

Willis Music has been talking and teaching piano since they began in 1899.   Shopping for your piano with Willis Music gives you access to a team of trained consultants that can help you find the perfect piano.  We can show you a full range of pianos for every level of student or professional.  Come and visit our piano showrooms at a location near you.

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Meet The Team

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Rick Fuchs

rickf@willismusic.com
(859) 283-6050
Florence, KY

Rick holds a BA degree in Marketing Management. Rick’s life long musical pursues started at a young age with piano lessons, than woodwind instruments and guitar. Rick joined the Willis Management team in 1991 and managed the Tri-County and Florence locations. In his current role as the Director of Steinway Concert and Artist pianos he helps pianists who come to play at the musical venues in the Cincinnati area. 

Richard Hopkins

Richardh@willismusic.com
(859) 283-6050
Florence, KY

Richard started with trumpet in the 4th grade, and moved on to piano, organ, guitar, and drums. He started working for Willis Music in the 70’s, at the 7th and Race location, was the first manager of the Florence Mall store, first manager at Eastgate, and then managed all the retail locations. He then became a recording engineer for many years, and is now semi-retired and works part-time for us at our Florence KY location coming full circle back to us selling digital and acoustic pianos. 

Dustin Austin 

dustina@willismusic.com
(859) 273-4063
Lexington, KY

Dustin studied music education at Morehead State University. He has studied the piano for 25+ years. His experience with the instrument includes teaching, musical theater, weddings, funerals, parties, selling & serving as a church pianist for nearly two decades. In his opinion, music is a language meant to be shared with everyone. It is extremely important to mold & encourage younger generations to have a passion for the musical arts. Let our staff help spread the joy!

Dustin studied music education at Morehead State University. He has studied the piano for 25+ years. His experience with the instrument includes teaching, musical theater, weddings, funerals, parties, selling & serving as a church pianist for nearly two decades. In his opinion, music is a language meant to be shared with everyone. It is extremely important to mold & encourage younger generations to have a passion for the musical arts. Let our staff help spread the joy!

Mathew Powell Piano Sales Manager

Matthew Powell

mattp@willismusic.com
(859) 396-4485
Piano Division Manager

Matthew studied music education and vocal performance at the University of Kentucky. He has played the piano for over 29 years and today teaches and performs locally with many groups including the Cantabile Vocal Ensemble. To him the piano isn’t just an instrument, it is the start of a journey which enhances everyday life. With over 15 years experience Matthew has worked with many different types of customers and institutions helping them generate ideas with a vision to meet their present and future needs.

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