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APPI: Association of Professional Piano Instructors

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Association of Professional Piano Instructors, or APPI for short! Schmitt Music is proud to be a supporter and advocate for this small but growing organization of dedicated professionals.

Pictured (L-R): Doug Schmitt, VP, Schmitt Music; Maura Klimisch, APPI Board President

For 20 years, APPI has been a great resource for area piano instructors. Schmitt Music has proudly offered support and assistance in a multitude of ways over the years, and we look forward to continuing our partnership! Click here to learn more about APPI.

As an acknowledgement of our support and advocacy, APPI Board President Maura Klimisch recently presented Doug Schmitt, and Piano Specialist Sue Freeman Dopp, with a token of gratitude. Watch the video below:


This presentation was recorded on International Sheet Music Day, and Maura announced two new pieces of music that were specially commissioned for APPI’s anniversary:

Dancing Through Musical Eras by Wynn-Anne Rossi, and The Journey by Melody Bober, are available at your local Schmitt Music store or online!

Educators can SAVE 20% on all sheet music & books orders through September 30th! Visit your Schmitt Music store today or shop online and use code SAVE20 at checkout.