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Taylor Roadshow 2016

Do you have a beautiful Taylor guitar? Maybe you have always wanted one? Or have you had your eye on that one special Taylor? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then we have one awesome night planned for you! Come join us Wednesday May 18th at 6:30 p.m. for the 2016 Willis Music Taylor Roadshow for a night of guitar talk and demos with the Taylor factory staff and guitar makers. What better way to spend a Wednesday night than talking about guitars and getting to ask the people who make those little beauties questions! You may even get to take that Taylor you have had your eye on for a little test drive!

If this sounds like something you don’t want to miss (believe us you don’t want to!) then click here to RSVP.
Make sure you RSVP quickly because spots are filling up fast!

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Taylor Roadshow

New Teacher Alert!

We are excited to welcome Krista Weiss as a new teacher in our Kenwood and Florence locations. Krista teaches Clarinet and Bass Clarinet. Read more about Krista below and click here to register for lessons today!

Krista Weiss currently serves as principal clarinet of the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic and second clarinet of the Richmond Indiana Symphony. An active freelancer, Krista has recently performed with the Cincinnati Symphony, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Indianapolis Opera, Lexington Philharmonic, Kentucky Symphony, South Bend Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and New World Symphony, as well as on dozens of recordings for the Hal Leonard Corporation. Krista attended Indiana University where she received both her Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Clarinet Performance. She has also spent several summers participating in music festivals, including the Aspen Music Festival, National Repertory Orchestra, Chautauqua Music Festival, Brevard Music Center, and Marrowstone Music Festival. During the 2010-2011 academic year Krista served as the clarinet instructor at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana, teaching a full studio of undergraduate and graduate students and performing with the ISU Faculty Woodwind Quintet. She currently serves as a Reserve Method Clinician for D’Addario Woodwinds and has traveled to dozens of schools across the Midwest to give clinics on clarinet fundamentals and equipment. Krista enjoys teaching clarinetists of all ages and abilities and maintains a private studio in the Cincinnati area.

 

Piano News March 2013

How can you inspire young piano students to continue lessons and achieve the most?

FREE CLINIC

Willis Music would like to invite you to a very special event…
Michael Chertock, Assistant Professor of Piano at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, will give a presentation entitled, “How to Inspire Young Piano Students.” This one time event will be held on Saturday, March 30th at 10:30 a.m. in the Steinway Piano Gallery within the Willis Music Kenwood store. Reservations can be made by calling or emailing Lauren Wallace, Piano Selection Executive for Willis Music (513 374-2440) llwallace@fuse.net.

Seating is limited.
Reservations will be taken in the order they are received.

Pianist Michael Chertock has fashioned a successful career as an orchestral soloist, collaborating with conductors such as Keith Lockhart, Jack Everly, Robert Bernhardt, Thomas Wilkins, Carmen DeLeone, and the late Erich Kunzel. His many orchestral appearances include solo performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, l’Orchestre Symphonique du Montreal, the Toronto Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, the Naples Philharmonic, the Detroit Symphony, the Chattanooga Symphony, the Utah Symphony, the Oregon Symphony, the Indianapolis Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra and the Dayton Philharmonic. Chertock made his debut at the age of 17, performing the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 with Andrew Litton conducting.
In June of 2004, Chertock was appointed Assistant Professor of piano at the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music, where he received his Master’s Degree as a student of Frank Weinstock. He has garnered numerous awards at major competitions, among them the top prize in the 1989 Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition (Brahms Division,) and the grand prize in the 1993 St. Charles International Piano Competition. He also shared the silver medal in the 1991 World Piano Competition of the American Music Scholarship Association. He received the Rildia B. O’Bryon Cliburn Scholarship in 1986.

OUTREACH: Mr. Chertock is Artistic Director of Cincinnati’s Peanut Butter and Jam Series performing programs for young children ages 2 to 5. He also is founder of a local prison outreach performance series in Cincinnati.

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Steinway & Sons and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

– CINCINNATI, OH – Please join Cincinnati’s Willis Music and Steinway & Sons for Wine & Cheese at our Steinway Music Gallery on Sunday, Jan. 13 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. A portion of the proceeds from any Steinway, Boston and Essex purchased will go to the CSO.

Meet Ron Losby, President of Steinway & Sons; Steinway Representative Dan Onnen; Willis Music President Kevin Cranley and his wife Debbi; and our Willis Music staff and Steinway Piano Selection Specialists.

Our Steinway Music Gallery is located in our Kenwood location at 8118 Kenwood Rd. in the Kenwood Galleria (near Half Price Books). For more information please call Robert Falcon, Store Manager, at 513-252-0445 or go to www.steinwaycincinnati.com.