August Featured Piano

Knabe WGS54 Grand Piano A beautiful combination of vintage style and modern piano construction, the Knabe WGS54 is the product of more than 200 years of unique history, with famous patrons from Francis Scott Key to the King himself – Elvis Presley! No cabinet demonstrates this better than the WGS54, with a two-tone cabinet of both the classic polished ebony and striking burled mahogany on the fallboard and inner rim of the […]


'Treemonisha' as It Was Intended To Be

Scott Joplin is best known for his jaunty piano rags, including “The Entertainer,” “Solace” (works later featured on the soundtrack to the 1973 film “The Sting”) and, above all, “The Maple Leaf Rag.” But one of the most tantalizing and enigmatic portions of the composer’s legacy was his 1910 opera, “Treemonisha.” Reputedly all that remained of “Treemonisha” at the time of Joplin’s death in 1917 was a piano-vocal score, which […]


August Sheet Music

Enjoy famous sheet music from our Featured Composer Scott Joplin! Maple Leaf Rag The Entertainer Solace Bethena Sugar Cane The Easy Winners Elite Syncopations  



Scott Joplin (c. 1868 – 1917) Joplin’s Legacy Scott Joplin played an essential role in the development of ragtime music. His work also laid the groundwork for jazz, another distinctly American musical form. Through his performances and compositions, Joplin gave the world a unique form of music that combines classical structures and techniques with African American melodies and rhythms. He also opened the door for other black musicians and artists […]


Mid-America Piano 30th Anniversary Giveaway Winners List

Winners List 8/18/16: $10 Gift Card to Panera Bread – Matt Palisch 8/19/16: $10 Gift Card  to Panera Bread – Patricia Youngmark 8/20/16: $10 Gift Card to Panera Bread – Janet Bartel 8/20/16: Wurlitzer Console Piano – Melinda Grafel 8/22/16: $10 Gift Card to Panera Bread – Joy Horinek 8/23/16: $10 Gift Card to Panera Bread – Carey Zeak 8/24/16: $10 Gift Card to Panera Bread – Misty Waits 8/25/16: […]


Mid-America Piano 30th Anniversary Giveaway Prize Schedule

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“Mid-America Piano 30th Anniversary Giveaway” Sweepstakes Official Rules

Official Rules for the “Mid-America Piano 30th Anniversary Giveaway” Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE, CONTRIBUTION, DONATION, OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ELIGIBILITY: The “Mid-America Piano 30th Anniversary Giveaway” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia (excluding Rhode Island). […]


Sheet Music

Enjoy sheet music to some of the most famous patriotic songs in America! You’re a Grand Old Flag – George M. Cohan Star Spangled Banner The 1812 Overture – Pyotr Tchaikovsky God Bless America – Irving Berlin Battle Hymn of the Republic – Julia Ward Howe A Patriotic Medley


Featured Piano: Yamaha S400 Grand Piano

July Featured Piano 1987 Yamaha S400 Grand This hand-built Yamaha is one of the best deals in our entire showroom!  Crafted by Yamaha’s most elite technicians, this grand piano is one of the finest instruments of its size, featuring a finely-tuned action and a thunderous sound that will have you believing you’re playing a concert grand!  This piano has a rare attention to detail that truly sets it apart, even […]


Shifting the Focus of Piano Lessons

Teaching a Varied Lesson = More Focused Students Piano teachers often fall into one of two traps: 1) We try to be so amazingly fun and full of activities and ideas that we miss out on “good ol’ teaching” or 2) We fall into routines and forget that our little students need to move and re-focus no matter what their disposition. Finding a balance that allows for frequent changes of […]