Southeastern Piano Festival

June recognized as Columbia Music Month with events across the city

Columbia’s City Council declared June as Columbia Music Month during Tuesday’s council meeting. The proclamation by City Council recognizes the contributions of music to the culture of the Midlands as well as its ability to stimulate the local economy and tourism. Make Music Columbia is encouraging people to come out June 21 to create music at designated places across the…

Southeastern Piano Festival returns with rising stars of classical music

The 2016 Southeastern Piano Festival kicks off in Columbia next week, and the event’s signature opening concert will feature what organizers call the world’s smartest player piano. This year’s Piano Extravaganza Gala Concert will feature the Spirio, the latest, technology-advanced piano by Steinway and Sons. (Photo provided) The Piano Extravaganza Gala Concert on June 12 will feature Spirio, the newest…