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Competition Open to all High School Students. FREE Family Event November 12/13

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Start Date: November 10, 2016
End Date: November 13, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Location: Grace Music School at Steinway and Sons, 505 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747

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NOVEMBER 12 & 13

grand-opening-flyerGrace Music School will hold a press conference on November 10 at 1 PM to launch a first-of-its-kind piano competition featuring classical works from Billy Joel’s album “Fantasies and Delusions.” along with a  a performance by Wade Preston from The Broadway Play Movin’Out.
Grand Opening Weekend to follow November 12 & 13 with special FREE performances from Broadway Star Henry Haid , free music lessons, refreshment and raffles OPEN TO ALL, Family Friendly!
Schedule of Events:
Press Conference and Piano Competition Registration Kickoff –
November 10 at 1 PM
Location: Grace Music School at Steinway and Sons, 505 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747
1:00 PM – Press conference
Performance By Wade Preston from Broadway Musical Movin’ Out
1:30 PM – Performances by Long Island School For The Arts
2:00 – 3:00 PM – Registration for Piano Competition
Grand Opening Celebration 
November 12 and 13 from 1 to 5 PM
Location: Grace Music School at Steinway and Sons, 505 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747
•Student Performances each hour on the hour starting at 2 PM
1:00 – 5:00 PM – Registration for Piano Competition
  • FREE Performance by Henry Haid from the Broadway Musical Movin’ Out Saturday, November 12 at 2PM.
2:00 – 5 PM – Trial music lessons
•Door prizes/raffles/refreshments
  • CBS’ Live It Up Live Host Donna Drake will be on site November 12th from 1-3
The winner of the competition will earn a $1,000 prize and perform at the school’s Carnegie Hall concert on June 2, 2017.  The aim of this competition is to increase the awareness and appreciation of these extraordinary compositions and their contribution to the body of great classical works, as well as celebrate Long Island Music Heritage!
This is also a celebration for Grace Music School, as this is the FIRST time a music school has been integrated into a Steinway & Sons Showroom. Grace Music School on Long Island was chosen with over 400 schools in the running!
The Grand Opening Celebration will take place over the weekend of November 12 and 13 from 1 to 5 PM each day.  The event will feature a performance by Henry Haid from Broadway Musical Movin’ Out, student performances, door prizes, an opportunity to win 6 months’ free piano lessons along with a free piano rental, free 30-minute trial lessons, and refreshments.
This is open to the public and all are welcome.  Individuals specifically interested in registering for the piano competition must be between the ages of 13 to 18 and can do so immediately after the press conference and at the Grand Opening Celebration.
Competition will be held at the Steinway and Sons Showroom April1st & 2nd 2017, time TBD.
Winner of that competition will perform at Carnegie Hall in June 2017.
Note: Piano competition is open to all students ages 13 – 18 years. Must register to compete. For more information and details on the competition call: 631-239-6169  505 Walt Whitman Rd, Melville, New York l 631-470-9705


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Event categories: Festivals/Fairs and Music.Event tags: Family/Kids, Free, Music, Piano, and Students.

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