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Charles Chuen Piano Recital Winner of the 2015 Leeds College of Music Piano Competition for Conservatoire Students - Sunday 18th September 2016 at 14:00 at Besbrode Pianos
Made In Leeds: The Book-it List Jonathon Straight for Made In Leeds TV interviews Mik Artistik about his upcoming portrait exhibition - 05 May 2016.
Yorkshire Evening Post: How Leedsís own Mik Artistik swapped biros and brown paper bags for canvas and paint Mik Artistik tells Sarah Freeman why heís displaying a new collection of work in a piano showroom - 04 May 2016.
Graham Walker's fantastic 360 degree photo of Mik Artistik's exhibition at Besbrode Pianos Mik Artistik paintings exhibition at Besbrode piano shop in Holbeck, Leeds until June 6, 2016. #theta360 - 04 May 2016.
Sheffield Star: Mik Artistik hits right notes with piano shop painting exhibition Digital Editor, Graham Walker talks to Mik Artistik about his portrait exhibition Magic People - 04 May 2016.
Besbrode Pianos on Look North 04/05/16! Ian White interviews Mik Artistik about his upcoming portrait exhibition "Magic People" at Besbrode Pianos - 04 May 2016.
Leeds-List: The Story Behind Mik Artistikís Magic People Sometimes, an art exhibition comes along that has such an interesting story behind it, that you just have to tell it. Ali Turner reports - 02 May 2016.
Besbrode Pianos on The One Show 18/01/16! Theo Paphitis interviews Melvin Besbrode and Wenbin Wu on selling pianos to China. 18 January 2016.
Yorkshire Evening Post: Be prepared to negotiate, drink during dinner and hire an interpreter: Ten things you should know about doing business with China 11 November 2015.
Yorkshire Evening Post: How Melvin made an art out of a worldwide sales pitch for pianos 08 September 2015.
Yorkshire Evening Post: Pianos pop up in Leeds city centre!24 August 2015.
Yorkshire Post: Meet the Leeds man for who piano restoration is big business21 August 2015.
We're on Calendar News! Piano-lovers' paradise in Leeds: 11 August 2015.
Me and My Piano - an exciting art installation coming to the city of Leeds this summer : Leeds International Piano Competition in association with Besbrode Pianos Leeds, is proud to present Me & My Piano, an exciting art installation coming to the city of Leeds this summer. Running from 22nd August-10th September 2015, 12 pianos will be placed around the city free for the public to play and engage with
'The Eyes of a Mistrusting Elephant' Emma Pettifer and Jackie Waterhouse An Art Exhibition at Besbrode Pianos Leeds 22nd November to 30th December 2014
Leeds College of Music Piano Competition in partnership with Besbrode Pianos November 2014 The competition is open to all LCoM students. The winner will be awarded a professional recital fee at Besbrode Pianos
Joshua Kelly and Gavin Doyle Classical Concert at Besbrode Pianos Joshua Kelly and Gavin Doyle Classical Concert Prior to appearing at the International Chopin Music Festival at Besbrode Pianos 16th February 2014 at 14:00
Baltica Charity Concert 28 October 2012 Baltica Charity Concert of Russian Classical Music In Aid of The Russian School Baltica
Yorkshire Evening Post: Pianos take centre stage as exhibition?provides a counterpoint to competition Friday 10 August 2012
Art Diary: Will Marriott: Christmas charity concert in The Atrium at the Bexley Wing, St James's Hospital Friday 04 December 2009
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 09. Kristoffer Zegers Piano Phasing (UK Premiere). 50 pianists and 25 pianos come together in this exciting large-scale performance. Produced by hcmf// supported by Muziek Centrum Nederland, NFPK+ and Besbrode Pianos Leeds UK. All photos by Brian Slater.
Pianos on move for musical extravaganza 24 November 2009
Steinway Clearance Sale 2009 Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th September: In association with Steinway & Sons, Besbrode Pianos held a Steinway Clearance Sale of the rehearsal pianos lent to Leeds International Pianoforte Competition
Leeds International Piano Competition 2009: Besbrode Pianos in the Souvenir Programme.
Pianist Magazine No 49 August - September 2009 : 16 page guide to the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition including Besbrode Pianos Advertorial.
Leeds College of Music Prospectus 2009/10 : Besbrode Pianos Leeds used as location for front cover photo shoot and is promoted as a venue "Where music happens".
Matthew Bourne SOngs of a Lost Piano: Unearthing the history that's lost in music 20 February 2009
Matthew Bourne Presents: "Songs from a Lost Piano" : Calling on ghostly memories of hymns, music hall songs and pub sing-a-longs, the brilliantly maverick pianist Matthew Bourne breathes life back into some of Yorkshire's forgotten instruments. He brings with him discarded gems from his search, including the decaying elegance of a piano passed down from mother to daughter, a legless carcass from a Wesleyan Methodist chapel and the faded glamour of a white cocktail grand from Besbrode Pianos.
The Independent Music Reviews. Sunday 18th May 08: Album: Dave Stapleton & Matthew Bourne, Dismantling the Waterfall (Edition)
Play me I'm yours! : Fifteen pianos have been delivered to the streets of Birmingham as part of a community music project. Besbrode Pianos Leeds supplied the pianos.
"HELLO FRIENDS" Sculpture unveiling 10th December 2007: The Sculpture "Hello Friends" was installed in 2007 in the atrium at Bridgewater Place, Leeds. Artists Bryan and Laura Davies were commissioned in 2006 by the building developers Landmark Development Projects Ltd and St James Securities Ltd, designing and making the work in one year.
The Travelling Apprentice : "An 800 year old tradition still thriving in Germany."
Yorkshire Evening Post Monday 25th September 2006 : "How Leeds resonated to the sound of more than 1,000 pianists."
Yorkshire Evening Post Friday 22nd September 2006 : "Youngest swinger in town"
The BBC's big piano party : "Pianos Everywhere"
Yorkshire Evening Post Wednesday 6th September 2006 : "Yorkshire jazz star helps Leeds go piano crazy"
Yorkshire Evening Post: "Five Minutes of Fame" - BBC films youngsters as part of Leeds International Piano Competition
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST: "Angela Barnes meets the ivory kings" MONDAY 28th MARCH 2005
Fine tuners: Yorkshire duo Melvin Besbrode and Steven Leeming have provided pianos for some of the biggest names in music Monday 28 March 2005
KEVIN JAMES : "Jazzman Kevin Pens Musical Self-Portrait"
The Future Sound of Jazz - Observer Music Monthly - NOV 05
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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