Van Cliburn's Steinway at Schmitt Music

Play Van Cliburn’s Steinway for a Limited Time!

Van Cliburn Steinway Certificate
Schmitt Music is excited to offer a unique opportunity to play the Steinway piano owned by triple-platinum recording artist and 20th century legend, Harvey Lavan “Van” Cliburn!

This historic piano is now available for students, teachers, and all Steinway lovers to actually see, touch and play for FREE! You can also get a “Van Cliburn” certificate and have your picture taken at the piano!

The Van Cliburn Steinway will be available during regular business hours NOW through Sunday, September 15 at Schmitt Music Kansas City.

Contact a Schmitt Music Piano Specialist to reserve your spot! Click here to visit our Specialists page, call 913-663-4756 or today!



Get an inside look at a Steinway piano!

Join us for a fascinating presentation with the redesigned Steinway Construction Tour Display! You’ll get to see the features that distinguish Steinway pianos from all other pianos and discover what makes Steinway “the standard by which all others are judged.” See a cut-away Model B, completely assembled, showing each major component – soundboard, inner & outer rim, plate, wrestplank, key bed, radial bracing and more! Contact us at 913-663-4756 or today!


Don’t miss Van Cliburn’s Steinway!

Harvey Lavan “Van” Cliburn, Jr., was an American pianist who achieved worldwide recognition in 1958 at the age of 23, when he won the first quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War.

Van Cliburn was a Steinway Artist, and he was the first classical recording artist to have an album. His recording of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 sold more than 1 million copies. Sadly, Van Cliburn passed away in February this year. Click here to learn more about his legacy.

We invite you to reserve time slots to play Van Cliburn’s Steinway during regular Schmitt Music Kansas City store hours.  Please call 913-663-4756 or 800-734-3447 or to schedule a playing time. Or contact us through our Piano Specialists page – click here.