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IUP Music Program

IUP Music Program

Did you know that we had such a caiber of music education programs right in our own back yard? Anyone interested in studying music should certainly consider the Indiana University of Pennsyvania. 

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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

If you are in need of something exciting to do this weekend, come experience Beth Center Drama Club's Beauty and the Beast. Shows will be held Friday, March 13th through Sunday March 15th. 7:00 PM is the curtain call both Friday and Saturday and at 2:00 PM on Sunday....

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Connellsville Middle School Presents Frozen

Connellsville Middle School Presents Frozen

Save the date!  Get ready for another outstanding performance. Directed by Ben Haines, Connellsville Area Middle School Presents Frozen Jr. on March 13th, 14th, and 15th. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:00 PM. Sunday's show starts at 2:00PM. Tickets can be...

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Celebration of 50 Years of Connellsville Musicals

Celebration of 50 Years of Connellsville Musicals

An outstanding Celebration of 50 Years of Connellsville Musicals. Honoring Merle L. Stutzman the man who started the tradition in 1970. Also, honoring the late Mr. Henry Molinaro for his contribution and caring attitude for his students. Current director Michelle...

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The Addams Family

The Addams Family

Tis the season for school musicals and here is another you won't want to miss! Saltsburg Middle High School is presenting The Adams Family, School Edition THIS weekend, February 27, 28 and 29. All showtimes are 7:00 PM. Tickets are $7 and available at the door or in...

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Don Giovanni at IUP this Weekend

Don Giovanni at IUP this Weekend

Presenting! Don Giovanni, Don Juan - Mozart & Da Ponte, by Indiana University's College of Fine Arts.  Located at Waller Hall Mainstage Theater, show times are as follows: February 27, 28 and 29 at 7:30 pm then once more on March 1st at 2:00 pm. You won't want to...

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Piano Moving Tip

Piano Moving Tip

Sometimes a client will decide to move a piano from one room to another in their home. As they go through a doorway often times they bump the front key slip portion of the case going through the doorway as illustrated in this photo. The white mark is paint from the...

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Connellsville Area School District – Little Mermaid

Connellsville Area School District – Little Mermaid

Dan Alberts Piano proudly announces Connellsville Area School District's 50th Anniversary of Musicals. Presenting The Little Mermaid, folks can come be entertained on February 27th, 28th, 29th and once again on March 1st. You won't want to miss this amazing...

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Clara Shumann Memorial Recital

Clara Shumann Memorial Recital

Clara Schumann Memorial RecitalCelebrating the 200th Birthday of "The Queen of 19th Century Pianists" Featuring Matt Baumer, pianist and lecturer - Jane Potter Baumer, mezzo-soprano Henry Wong Doe, piano Linda Jennings, cello - Casey Williams, violin Shelby Williams,...

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Piano Monster Concert

Piano Monster Concert

February 8, 20202:30 PM Cogswell Hall 121Indiana University of Pennsylvania DirectorsHenry Wong DoeandEvan EngelstadIndiana MusicaleIndiana Chapter - Pennsylvania Music Teachers Associationpresents the sixth PIANO MONSTER CONCERT The Indiana County chapter of PMTA -...

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Piano Regulation

Piano Regulation

What is piano regulation and why is it important? Read DAPS' latest blog post to find out and to have many other questions answered concerning piano tuning. Your piano will love you for learning these facts!

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Sticking Piano Keys

Sticking Piano Keys

There are a number of things that can cause a key to stick. In this case, you might notice the hammer alignment. Notice that the first picture depicts very little to no clearance in relationship to the neighboring hammer. As the hammer travels towards the string the...

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Happy 80th Birthday to Tina Turner

Happy 80th Birthday to Tina Turner

Hard to believe that Tina Turner is 80 Years old today. Happy Birthday Tina! Thank you for all of the years that your have entertained us. Wishing you the best this year can give. Photo credit: Tim Zankert via Unsplash

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More than “Just Piano Tuning”

More than “Just Piano Tuning”

Just like an automobile, a house, or a washing machine wear and tear occurs and things break down. When this happens they must be repaired. A good professional service of your piano includes a watchful eye from a technician who wishes to keep your piano going and...

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Veterans Day Program

Veterans Day Program

The McKeesport Music Department has developed a rich history for their Veterans Day Program. Veterans were recently honored on November 11, 2019 at The McKeesport High School. The annual celebration was launched in 2006 under the joint direction of choral director...

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Bench Repair

Bench Repair

A routine piano service should include more than just piano tuning. A good technician will inspect many things on your piano including the bench. When I arrived at this new client's home, the top of the bench had sustained damage from the child rearing days. The top...

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Raising Pitch

Raising Pitch

Should anyone have questions about their pianos, feel free to visit our FAQs page where many insightful facts are being listed. One of the topics posted so far is concerning pitch and whether you should raise it.  Has it been awhile since you have had your piano...

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Piano Day Pittsburgh

Piano Day Pittsburgh

Join us downtown in the cultural district at PPG Place, Market Square, Heinz Hall, and Katz Plaza and experience a full day of music of all genres! FREE and OPEN to the public, as well as family friendly, so make a day of it and get downtown! Bring friends, take...

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Atkins Music 50 Years of Service

Atkins Music 50 Years of Service

 Saturday July 20, 2019 the City of Connellsville honored Atkins Music for 50 years of business in the city. Denise Friel took a position as a clerk just after graduating high school in 1969. She has spent her entire life devoted to promoting the positive benefits of...

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Entertaining Guests

Entertaining Guests

Levi Graft entertains guests at SMH Illustration & Design's ribbon cutting celebration. This is just a small taste of the great music that was played. Thank you Levi!

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