Piano Specialists | Kansas City

Blair Penney

Blair Penney

Phone: 913-663-4756 ext. 203

Blair comes from a piano teaching and performing background. He studied piano with Linda Ross Happy and Paul Reed and earned a BM in piano performance at Wichita State University. Jazz studies were with Kansas City’s John Elliott. He has taught hundreds of students while also performing solo and with local bands. He is currently serving as music director at Lenexa United Methodist Church and is a proud member of the Kansas City Music Teachers Association, KMTA, MTNA, the Suzuki Association of the Americas, and the Federated Teachers of Music and Fine Arts. He understands how integral music is and lives by this mantra: music is not the marks on paper, but the feeling within your heart.

Harry Reed

Harry Reed

Phone: 913-663-4756 ext. 201

Harry began his career in the piano business in 1979. His commitment to his work has taken him to several piano factories around the world – most notably the famous Steinway & Sons factory in Queens, NY. Harry is uniquely qualified to assist all piano customers from the most selective professional to the casual student who wants to have fun with music for their own health and well-being. He has helped thousands of individuals, families, and institutions find just the right piano. Call him today; he would love to help you, too!

Mike Vaccaro

Mike Vaccaro

Phone: 913-663-4756 ext. 202

Mike Vaccaro served five years in the U.S. Navy, three of those years with the Navy Band in Washington D.C. “Port Authority”, the group he played with, performed at the White House and the Pentagon, along with touring the United States and Europe. Mike began his career in the piano business 38 years ago with Clark Music Co. in Syracuse, New York. After leaving Syracuse (“more snow than I care to deal with”), Mike moved to the Midwest as manager of Topeka Piano and Organ in Topeka, Kansas and followed that with a career at Jenkins Music where he started in sales and departed as president of the company. He owned his own business, Vaccaro Piano & Organ, from 1995-2012. Over the years, he has helped countless teachers, colleges and other institutions, and performers. Mike is married, past-president of UNICO (a group that helps the needy), and he belongs to St. Thomas More church.

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