Monday, August 21, 2006

An American Piano by way of China

"There's always been a wish on our part to be able to bring our brand back," manager Tim Oliver said during a tour of Cunningham, whose offices and showroom occupy a former Masonic Hall on Germantown Avenue. The company plays host to occasional recitals and concerts in the Masons' old second-floor meeting room, up a marble staircase. Bowing to 21st-century economic realities, the new Cunningham pianos, which sell for $2,700 to $10,000, are being built in Shanghai, China."

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Hope this proves a sucessfull venture for all.

You can visit th company's website here and get a peek at that glorious 19th century steinway mentioned in the article. One drop dead gorgeous piano.

2 comments:

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Bart Collins said...

Thanks Kevin. I'll check it out.