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Shigeru pianos are making news around the globe. Take a moment to read about some of the exciting happenings in the world of Shigeru Kawai pianos.


  • Artisan Tunes Longmont Museum’s Shigeru Kawai Piano

    Master Piano Artisan Takanori "Terry" Otake gently placed his fingers on a few white piano keys, letting them linger and letting their tone echo through Longmont Museum's Stewart Auditorium...

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  • Shigeru Kawai SK-EX

    The Shigeru Kawai SK-EX is Kawai's world-class concert grand, receiving praise from a wide range of pianists across the world. You may not be able to house such a piano, but it demonstrates the expertise that influences every Kawai piano...

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  • Piano Technicians Get Hands on Experience at Colburn

    As part of an ongoing partnership between the Kawai Piano Company and the Colburn School, 10 seasoned piano technicians seeking enhanced skill training will arrive on campus this week to begin an intensive seminar and training program to prepare them to service Shigeru Kawai pianos, the manufacturer's higher end instrument...

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  • Search for piano pays off with a Shigeru Kawai for Barrie

    The search for a new piano for Barrie Concerts and the Colours of Music festival began with a generous gift from the Molson Fund of $75,000 to help in the purchase of a nine-foot concert grand piano...

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  • Announcing the Shigeru Kawai International Piano Competition

    The inaugural Shigeru Kawai International Piano Competition will coincide with Kawai's 90th anniversary, and 50 years of Kawai music competitions. The new competition aims to contribute to the development of music, and to promote international cultural exchange by nurturing the next generation of pianists from around the world...

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  • 9th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition: 1st place Prize Winner Alexander Gadjiev Selects Shigeru Kawai SK-EX Full Concert Grand Piano

    Kawai has provided instruments for official selection in the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition since the inaugural event was held in 1991, with top prize winner Victor Liadov selecting the EX concert grand piano at the 2nd competition held in 1994...

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