News Release: Piano and Organ Exhibit at St. Benedict Center

Under the motto, “Keeping Time: An Exhibit of Keyboard Instruments,” piano technician and collector Steve Misenerfrom Stockholm, SD, will be sharing a portion of his unique personal collection of musical instruments at St. Benedict Center, 4 Miles north of Schuyler, from September 7 to October 14, 2018. This exhibition will focus on keyboard instruments, which either have a connection to a Classical or Romantic Era composer or are from those musical time periods. It is a great opportunity for students and for anyone who is interested to learn about the instruments that were used at these times. Visitors are also invited to play them!

Steve Misener offers the country’s largest hosted interactive exhibit of this kind. It presents the design, engineering, production and aesthetic beauty of pianos and other keyboard instruments, featuring antique working models dating from the 1700s to 1950s. Visit                                                                                                            

On September 30 and October 14, at 3:00 p.m.,you can experience the exhibition with Misener as host. Misener will intersperse stories about the music industry, composers, piano history, and colorful details of the instruments’ previous owners in past centuries with brief performances, as most of the instruments are in working condition. - Informal self-guided tours are possible as well; please contact us beforehand. There will be no charges for visiting the exhibit and for the presentations.                                                                  

For more information call St. Benedict Center 402-352-8819 or click here.