NEW YORK CITY - West Music Co., the exclusive dealer for Steinway, Boston and Essex pianos in eastern Iowa and western Illinois, has won a coveted Steinway & Sons Partners in Performance Award, the highest honor bestowed by the maker of what many music experts consider the world's finest pianos.
West Music received the award for overall excellence in each of eight qualifying categories. The award recognizes outstanding performance in such areas as Steinway concert-and-artist programs, product knowledge and customer service.
Also considered were distinguished and innovative promotional, merchandising and marketing programs on behalf of Steinway & Sons and for Boston and Essex pianos, both designed by Steinway.
Most important, West Music was selected for exemplifying The Spirit of Steinway that embodies the vision, integrity and spirit of company founder Henry E. Steinway.