Hannah Piano Company
Seven Oaks Shopping Center
6169 St. Andrews Road
Columbia, SC 29212
LEONARD HANNAH:Leonard began in the Piano business in 1965 with Pearson Music in Raleigh, NC, rising to store manager. In 1979, he purchased MausPiano Company, a Raleigh business that was operating since 1934. Under Leonard's leadership, the company opened stores in Durham and Greensboro, NC, and became one of Baldwin Piano Company's top ten dealers. In 2001, he and his wife, Lynn, opened in Columbia, SC as the new Yamaha Piano dealer and have become one of the leading piano dealers in the Columbia area as well as in the Augusta, GA market. They continue to operate the store in Raleigh. Hannah Piano Company has been a Top 200 Largest Music Product Dealer for many years, as well as winning VIP Awards from Yamaha in Columbia and from Kawai in Raleigh.
LYNN HANNAH: Lynn has been in the piano business since the 1970's and developed a widely used Adult Beginner Course called Play for Fun. It was published by Hal Leonard Publishing, and used by music dealers all over the US and Canada. Lynn still loves to teach beginner adults to play the piano, and Hannah Piano has a wonderful recreational piano educational program going on called Musical Moments. Learning in a Fun and Stress Free environment has helps adults to fulfill a life- long dream to play the piano. If you have always wanted to play the piano and never thought you could, or if you played many years ago and gave it up, please call Lynn at 803-798-7077. You will be playing the piano and learning in such a fun way, that you will be so glad you called. Join the many many Adults who took the plunge and added a whole new dimention to their lives.
JUD CLOSE: Jud started in the piano business in 1985 in Altoona, Pa. his hometown. He did many jobs including Outside Promotions Director and Manager of the Johnstown, Pa store.Jud moved his family to the Columbia area in 2005 to work here with Hannah Piano Company. His many duties include sales promotions and service manager as well as specializing in the installation of player piano systems. He also schedules deliveries and piano moving for the company.
DAVE LONGTON: Dave is Hannah Pianos Company's in-house piano teacher, floor piano tuner and class instructor. He is originally from The Boston area and was trained at The Berklee School of Music. After school Dave joined the Navy Band and traveled all over playing for various Naval functions. Dave has devoted his life to teaching children and adults the fun of learning music. His specialty is jazz, classical and ear training.
Sammy is our mascot and music director, in charge
of all songs performed in the key of D.