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Michelle’s Piano Honored for 25 Years of Service in the Music Products Industry at Annual Industry Gathering

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Portland business recognized for milestone of service to community, advancing music making –

Portland, OR – November, 4th, 2019 — Michelle’s Piano of Portland, OR is being recognized in Anaheim, California at The 2020 NAMM Show for the company’s 25 years of service to the music products industry. Presented annually, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) recognizes music businesses that have flourished through changing business environments to reach a noteworthy anniversary.

We’re honored to receive this special recognition” said Lotof Shatout, owner of Michelle’s Piano in Portland, Oregon.

On behalf of all NAMM member companies, it is truly an honor to recognize Michelle’s Piano for their 25 years in service to both the music products industry and to their community,” noted Lamond. “Michelle’s Piano has demonstrated the perseverance and passion to stand the test of time, inspire countless others and create a more musical world for the benefit of all.”

The Milestone Awards are presented annually to industry leaders celebrating notable anniversaries during The NAMM Show, held during the month of January in Anaheim, California. The NAMM Show brings together over 115,000 industry professionals to preview the latest gear, attend educational sessions, and network with peers from more than 139 countries and regions.

Michelle’s Piano is a leader in piano service and support in the Pacific Northwest. Check out their web site at www.michellespiano.com or call them at 503-295-1180


About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,000 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation’s efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, visit www.namm.org, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Pianist Hailey Sun

Pianist Haily SunMaking her debut at Carnegie Hall at eight, and winner of the Steinway Competition in her age category at Michelle’s Piano, Hailey Sun has already done more than most could ever dream!

Hailey began taking piano lessons at her own request when she was three years old. Since 2015, Hailey has actively participated in Period Festivals of the Oregon Music Teachers Association (OMTA), consistently receiving “Winner” rankings each time. In 2018, Hailey won second place at the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition and had the honor to perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City in May 2018. In addition, she won first place in the Steinway Competition for the Oregon/Southwest Washington State region in Division I Category. Her current teachers are Dr. Renato Fabbro and Paula Watt. In addition to playing the piano and listening to classical music, in her spare time, Hailey loves to read, travel, swim and do arts and crafts.

Hailey’s family has also just taken ownership of a brand new Steinway Model B to further enable her to reach her artistic potential. Michelle’s is thrilled to be part of this happy event!