Upcoming Events

How to Play Piano by Ear

Piano by ear

  • Saturday – October 18, 2014 at 10 AM
  • Located at Greene Music
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Do you feel like you can’t play without sheet music? Want to be the life of the party? Ken “The Professor” will teach us his tricks for playing popular songs and having more fun at the piano!
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The Piano of the Future!DisklavierTV home2_jazz in TV

  • Saturday – October 25, 2014 at 10 AM
  • Located at Greene Music
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In the future, how will the traditional acoustic piano change and how will we use it?   Join us to see what the next new and exciting generation of Disklavier pianos can do for you. We’ll show you how Yamaha has incorporated the latest technology to do incredible things such as controlling a piano from your iPhone, or stream live performances to your piano and TV from across the world.

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Secrets of a Steinway Restoration & Mini-Concert

  • Sunday – October 26, 2014 at 4 PM
  • Located at Greene Music
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Restoring a vintage Steinway can take weeks or even months of meticulous work and attention to detail. A true craftsman will take the time to restore the piano back to factory specifications and make it look and sound just as it did the day it came from the factory.

Greene Music’s lead rebuilder Russell Berkley, will give you an inside look at the restoration process and will share stories of his most notable Steinway restorations. Special guest Karen Joy Davis will be performing and showcasing Russell’s restorations and will also share some insight on each piano.

KarenJoyDavisMeet the Artist | Karen Joy Davis

Karen Joy Davis comes from a musical family and began playing the piano at the age of three. She made her debut with the National Symphony in Washington, D.C. playing Mozart Concerto in d minor when she was twelve and later went on to attend the Juilliard School after winning the National Society of Arts and Letters Competition. Other first prizes include the Bartok Competition, the Baldwin Competition and the Inter-American Festival Competition.

Ms. Davis has performed in recital and with orchestras throughout the U.S., Canada, South America and Europe at the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Heinz Hall, the Strathmore Center and the Kravis Center. Ms. Davis currently resides in San Diego and is a member of the Juilliard National Council and is the Executive Producer of the Salk Science and Music Series.

IMG_4886Meet the Rebuilder | Russell Berkley, R.P.T.

Russell Berkley is the master craftsman behind Greene Music’s Steinway restorations. Russell received training at the Steinway factory in New York as well as Yamaha’s Little Red School House. He is a Registered Piano Technician here in San Diego and has had over 35 years of experience as a technician. Russell owns his own complete piano service where he rebuilds, services, and repairs all makes and models of fine grand pianos.