What the Media Says...
The following is a list of some of the articles and television broadcasts that have featured Piano Finders and its owners. Where we have a copy of the article, you can click on the article title and it will take you to the article. Where we do not have a copy, the link will take you to the Newspaper or Media source.
About Piano Finders:
- "Call Your Tune", Kiplinger Finance Magazine by Kimberly Langford, April 2000 Issue. (Do a search under "piano")
- "Fine-Tuning a Niche in Music", Contra Costa Times May 2, 1997
- "Hope For Budding Pianists Bransford School Gets New Piano", Daily Republic, February 26, 1993
- "Brokering Pianos An East Bay Specialty", San Francisco Chronicle, March 11, 1991
- "Piano Broker Helps Bay Area Kids Discover Joys of Piano Playing," Music Inc. Magazine, October 1991
- "New Life for Old Keys," Contra Costa Times, Time Out Front Cover Story.
- "Knowing the Piano is One Mans Key to Harmony," Contra Costa Times, December 26, 1990
- "Couple Tickles Keyboard Enthusiasts", San Francisco Business Times, February 13, 1989
- "Couple Team Up on Finding Pianos", Contra Costa Today, February 1988
- "In Tune With the Times Piano Business Thrives in Slump", The Daily Review, June 26, 1986
- "Piano Entrepreneurs", Contra Costa Times, February 11, 1985
About Kendall Ross Bean
- "A Man Who Makes Classical Music Fun for Kids", San Francisco Examiner, December 11, 1990
- "Composer’s Symphony in a Suitcase, Synthesizer is Bean’s Chorus and Orchestra, "Contra Costa Times, May 21, 1987
- "Fiedlers Favorites marks many firsts for Walnut Creek Pianist", Contra Costa Times, Time Out, July 19, 1985.
- "Hes "Bringing Classical Music to Shopping Malls", Oakland Tribune, May 8, 1985
- "Get Ready for Chopin on Video", San Francisco Examiner, July 23, 1986
- "Roll Over, Chopin, Music Video Takes Cue from MTV", Orlando Sentinel, July 24, 1986
- "A Classical Dilemma" Contra Costa Times, January 16, 1986
Misc. articles quoting Karen E. Lile and/or Kendall Ross Bean
- "Kids Help Draw Line on Hitting," Contra Costa Times, April 3, 1996
- "No Money Down, More Small Businesses Find Bartering a Great Way to Buy Items", Contra Costa Times, December 16, 1998
- "Non-Violent Walnut Creek Hosts Violence Prevention Month", Walnut Creek Journal, April 4, 1996
- Kendall Ross Bean Children’s Concerts. (Broadcast from PBS - 1992 and 1994, KCSM, San Mateo, CA)
- Classical Music Video featuring soloist Kendall Ross Bean, A&E, 1986
- News - Channel 5, KSL TV , Interview of Kendall Ross Bean, 1986
- News - Channel 7, KGO, feature on Kendall Ross Bean Classical Music Video. Interview by Cheryl Jennings, July 1986