603 Watervliet Shaker Road
Latham, NY 12110
As the owner of Artist Pianos, I hope your visit with us is fun and relaxed and that you enjoy being served by our professional and courteous staff. Representing STEINWAY & SONS is truly a dream come true for me, personally, because they are the finest pianos in the world and we have always strived to provide the best possible service to our customers. Our management team, Paul Jennings and Scott Schroeter, each have over 20 years experience serving every facet of the piano business. They take pride in their work and you can count on them to give you honest advice, with no pressure to buy, and thoughtful, professional service. Enjoy your visit and please let us know if there is anything we can do to improve your experience with us.
For over 20 years, Paul has been helping people succeed in becoming lifelong piano players. He is a piano enthusiast who has toured piano factories overseas and in the U.S., including those of Steinway, Yamaha, Mason & Hamlin, and Baldwin and received training from over a dozen manufacturers. Paul is an advocate for music education and actively supports both the New York State Music Teachers Association and the Piano Technician's Guild. He currently serves as President of the Capital District Council for Young Musicians.
Dane began taking classical piano lessons when he was just 5 years old, eventually developing a talent and affinity for jazz and contemporary music. He performed with jazz ensembles in high school and through his college education at SUNY Geneseo. Dane recently graduated from Steinway University, where he toured the famous Steinway Factory in Astoria, NY and received in-depth knowledge about the history, design, and production of Steinway pianos.
Daniel is a classically trained pianist and violinist who currently performs as a violinist with the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with the Catskill Symphony Orchestra and the Sound Symphony and West Islip Symphony Orchestras in Long Island as well as pit orchestras and ensembles for various music, theater, and operatic productions. Daniel holds a Bachelor's degree in Music industry from SUNY Oneonta and is earning a Master's degree in Music Education Studies at University of Buffalo.
Jonathan is a professional piano technician with over 20 years of experience. He services the pianos of many prominent area venues, including Troy Music Hall and Proctor's Theater and oversees the inventory at Artist Pianos, Latham. Jonathan attended Berklee College of Music and has received specialized STEINWAY & SONS training and attended the Yamaha Little Red School House technical school.
Brian Axford is an accomplished musician with a broad range of performance experience including solo and ensemble work, serving as accompanist for stage plays and church choirs, and numerous recording projects. He holds a Master of Music from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Music from the prestigious McGill University in Canada. Brian is equally adept with children and adults and can teach a wide variety of musical styles, including classical, jazz, blues, and other popular styles of music.
Terrilyn hails from a family of educators in Saratoga Springs, where her mother has taught piano for many years. Terrilyn holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor degree in Music from Russell Sage College and continues to study with top piano pedagogists. Equally adept in teaching children or adults, Terrilyn focuses on developing a strong foundation of music theory and technique in order to foster lifelong musicianship, while keeping students inspired with personalized music selections.
Sophia is currently on the music faculty at the College of St. Rose and has over a decade of experience teaching all ages and levels. She holds a Master of Music degree in piano performance at Manhattan School of Music and received her Bachelor of Music in piano performance from Indiana University. Sophia grew up with two professional pianists as parents and as a professional musician, she has traveled and performed on three continents. As an educator, she works to instill a lifelong musical curiosity in her students.