Odessa College and the UT Permian Basin Recognized as Steinway Spirio Institutions

Odessa-Midland, Texas/April 14, 2024-Odessa College recently hosted representatives from Steinway and Sons during a special recognition ceremony at the college. OC is recognized as one of only a few institutions in the U.S. to earn the distinction as an “All-Steinway Spirio Institution. 

(Pervis Evans, Senior Dean for the School of Liberal Arts and Education-Odessa College/Odessa, Texas) 

The Steinway Spirio demonstration included a collaboration with New York pianist Michael Cabe, who performed live from New York City. 

(Bryan Elmore, Director of Institutional Sales/Educational Services-Steinway and Sons) 

The Steinway Spirio presentation also featured an Odessa College music faculty member, and an OC music student who performed an excerpt from Waltz in C sharp minor by Chopin. 

The University of Texas of the Permian is also recognized as an All-Steinway Spirio Institution. UTPB became an All-Steinway Spirio school in 2012 and acquired three pianos in 2022. 

(Dr. Oliver Lucero Institutional Sales/Educational Services-Steinway and Sons/Dallas, Texas) 

The Spirio system is billed as the world’s finest high-resolution piano, capable of live performance capture and playback. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera. 

Author: Danny Barrera

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