VANCOUVER, Jan. 26 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a
January 27th musical celebration and official designation of the University of
Victoria's new status as the first All-Steinway School in Canada. As part of
an agreement between Steinway & Sons and UVic, the university has purchased 60
new Steinway & Sons and Steinway-designed Boston Pianos from Tom Lee Music,
Steinway & Sons authorized representative for BC. Part of the shipment will
arrive on Tuesday, January 27.
UVic's status as an All-Steinway School means that Steinway-designed
pianos will now be available in all practice rooms, studios and concert halls
and will be maintained by Steinway-trained technicians. UVic is the 99th
All-Steinway School in the world, joining famous schools such as The Juilliard
School; Yale School of Music; China Conservatory, School of Piano and the
University of Melbourne. To learn more about how Steinway pianos will benefit
What: UVic/Steinway celebration ceremony including a photo opportunity,
designation ceremony and musical performances by UVic students
Who: Representatives from Steinway & Son and Tom Lee Music; UVic
students, faculty and staff.
Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Time: 4-4:20 p.m. photo opportunity of the delivery of Steinway pianos
(ramp outside of School of Music)
4:30-5 p.m. ceremony
5-5:30 p.m. musical performances by UVic students and staff.
Reception to follow.
Venue: Philip T. Young Recital Hall
MacLaurin Building, music wing, University of Victoria
For further information:
For further information: Media contacts: Simon Phillips (Tom Lee Music)
at (office) (250) 383-5222 or (cell) (250) 812-7493 or
Simon.Phillips@tomleemusic.ca; Maria Lironi (UVic Communications) at (250)
721-6139 or firstname.lastname@example.org