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Sanitizing your Pianos (Covid-19)

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Sanitizing your Pianos (Covid-19)

 The Corona Virus (COVID-19) is having a major impact throughout the world and that includes the world of music teachers and piano owners. Special care should be taken when using disinfectant products on a piano.  Viruses tend to last longer on plastic coated surfaces than on wood. For those of you with plastic keys, make sure you are extra vigilant when disinfecting your piano. The New England Journal of Medicine suggested in March that the virus is detectable for up to 24 hours on wood and up to two to three days on plastic and stainless steel. In terms of making sure germs...

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Children playing a musical instrument really benefit ?

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Children playing a musical instrument really benefit ?
At Heuer Pianos, for the last 65 years we have had the privilege of witnessing the benefits of children playing a musical instrument.  Welcoming testimonies from parents and music teachers, makes our profession worthwhile. Here are some motivations as to why it makes so much sense to offer your child the opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument from a young age.

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History of W Heuer

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History of W Heuer

Recently the TV show Kwela came to visit us to film a short documentary on the history of W Heuer in Stellenbosch .  You can watch the video here :     

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