Brooklyn Ballet Purchases Seiler Grand Piano
August 22, 2011
Seiler USA is proud to announce the purchase of a grand piano by the Brooklyn Ballet, a not-for-profit dance company dedicated to artistic excellence, education and serving Brooklyn’s diverse communities.
The Brooklyn Ballet is excited to acquire a piano with the impeccable craftsmanship of a Seiler, and the company looks forward to many performances throughout the upcoming season. “On behalf of the Brooklyn Ballet, we’re so grateful for the help in selecting the Seiler grand piano, and in time for our new season,” said Lynn Parkerson, Artistic Director. “It is such a beautiful instrument and our pianist Julius Abrahams was particularly thrilled to be playing on such a wonderful piano. The New York Times critic loved the music."
Seiler looks forward to showcasing its worldwide reputation of being the industry benchmark. “Marketing the Seiler brand is a global initiative for Samick,” stated Jay Cross, Vice President, Piano Division, Samick Music Corporation. “With great success already achieved in Europe and Asia, we are now focusing on North America, and what better place is there to make a statement about our flagship brand than New York City?”
“We are confident that this grand piano will give the Brooklyn Ballet many years of musical enjoyment,” added Don Glasgow, Director of Sales, Seiler USA. “It is especially gratifying to know this "Made in Germany" handcrafted Seiler grand piano will be frequently played by many of the world-class pianists in and around the New York area.”
The Seiler grand piano was sold to the Brooklyn Ballet by Frank and Camille’s West/Symphony Piano, located in Hartsdale and Queens, NY. For more information on Seiler pianos, visit http://www.seilerpianousa.com.