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Renting Vs. Buying Band And Orchestra Equipment

When to Rent or Buy Band & Orchestra Equipment for Your Budding Musician.

So the day has come when your child realizes that listening to music just isn’t enough; he or she wants to PLAY music.

Nancy Bachus

Alfred Piano Workshop

Presented by Nancy Bachus

Date and Time

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Registration at 8:30 am


Meyer Music
1512 SW US Highway 40
Blue Springs, MO 64015

Register Today

Contact Linda Simpson
816 228-5656

Nancy Bachus Biography

Nancy Bachus biography

A teacher, recitalist, and music historian, Nancy Bachus has been a featured clinician at numerous piano teacher organizations and music conventions. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Nancy studied with pianist Eugene List and accompanist Brooks Smith, and more recently she coached with Fernando Laires. Nancy was one of the performers in the original “Monster Concerts” in New York City (Lincoln Center, Radio City and Carnegie Hall), the White House and on the two “Monster Concert” recordings.

Nancy is Associate Editor for Repertoire and Performance for Clavier Companion magazine. Her articles have been published in Clavier and Keyboard Companion (now Clavier Companion), and her series of 18 articles appeared in the “Athletes at the Keyboard” column for Junior Keynotes, the magazine of the National Federation of Music Clubs. In 1990 she co-authored The Technic Companion, a book for beginning pianists. She is also the author of the highly acclaimed The Baroque Spirit, The Classical Spirit, The Romantic Spirit, and Beyond the Romantic Spirit piano anthologies, the Exploring Piano Classics series, and co-authored Great Music & Musicians, an outline of music history.

Certified as a Master Teacher by MTNA, Nancy has taught at the National Music Camp at Interlochen, Michigan and has 27 years of teaching experience at the college and university levels. She served on the Board of Directors of the American Liszt Society and was editor of its newsletter for many years. Currently Nancy is on the faculty at Cleveland State University and maintains a private piano studio in Hudson, Ohio. She is married and has two daughters.

High School Students Performing at Summer Band Camp

Band Camp 101

Tips for Surviving (and Enjoying) Band Camp

Twenty years from now, some of your best memories from high school will probably include the time you spent at summer band camp. But right now, you’re just thinking about how hot it’s going to be and making sure you arrive with everything you need.

a great Ming violin and viola ensemble

Ming JZ Handcrafted String Instruments Available At Meyer Music

We’re honored to add Ming JZ violins and violas from highly acclaimed Zhu Ming-Jiang to our stringed instrument selection. Ming JZ handcrafted string instruments are some of the highest-quality instruments available in the world today.

a young beginner paino player sits and reads sheet music

Notes For Parents Of Beginning Piano Students

Have A Beginner? Digital Pianos May Work.

For many years, piano teachers recommended that their students learn to play on an acoustic piano only, rather than an electronic/digital piano. 


Interesting Information About Pianos

Frequent Questions We Answer About Pianos

Buying a piano can be a daunting task, simply because there are now so many new models from which to choose; so, following are some facts that might be of help.

a small child takes piano lessons and her hands move quickly.

The Many “C’s” Of Piano Lessons

Concentration, coordination, correctness, confidence, creativity, capability, competence:

All are traits developed by piano students as they travel their musical journey to reach full potential and achieve many rewards as pianists, whatever their ages.

A piano from a piano dealer showroom sets in the middle of the floor

The Midwest’s Leading Piano Dealer

Kansas City’s Piano Dealer For Nearly 50 Years!

At Meyer Music, the belief is that there’s a perfect piano for every aspiring pianist. That’s why we hand-pick the brands that appeal to the unique and diverse needs of piano players in Kansas City and all across the Midwest.

A piano from a piano dealer showroom sets in the middle of the floor

Annual Fall Piano Sale

The time is now to own a piano! We invite you to our Annual Fall Piano Sale, Friday and Saturday, November 8-9 at all three Meyer Music locations.

Soloist Program 2

Is it Time to Consider a Step-Up Instrument?

“Participating in the band at my school is both an exciting and beneficial experience. I’m now a firm believer that ‘Making Music makes you Smarter,’ commented a local woodwind student.