Steinway Piano Gallery of Detroit Commerce Township, MI
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Philip Wesley live in concert!
Philip Wesley is coming to Michigan! Do not miss this opportunity to see him perform live!
Solo piano artist/composer Philip Wesley will be performing his music at the Steinway Piano Gallery of Detroit on Sunday, September 15 from 3pm-5pm.
Steinway Piano Gallery of Detroit 2700 E. West Maple Road Commerce Township, MI 48390 248-560-9200
Doors open at 2:30pm, concert starts promptly at 3pm. There will be a brief 15 min intermission, CDs and songbooks will be available. Plus there will be an opportunity for a meet and greet with Philip Wesley after the concert for pictures and autographs.
Tickets are $10 in advance on this ticket page for general admission and Steinway Society Members. Or $20 at the door day of the show.
So get your tickets here now and save!
ABOUT PHILIP WESLEY www.philipwesley.com
Philip Wesley is a best selling solo piano artist. His album 'Dark Night of the Soul' continues to dominate the iTunes charts in his genre, recently peaking at #1. And is a best seller on CD Baby, the world's largest online independent music store. Philip's emotionally charged piano music is described as hauntingly beautiful. Ranging from tender and romantic, to introspective, powerful and intense.
"For me, playing the piano is the most gratifying form of self expression. Where words fail there is music."
The road to the piano for Philip Wesley has not been a straight path. You could say the piano actually found Philip Wesley. Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, Philip Wesley grew up in a middle class household heavily involved in sports both soccer and football. An avid fan of music during his youth, Philip surprisingly did not begin playing music until the age of 16 when he received his first guitar as a Christmas present. Enraptured by rock music, Philip dove headlong into independent study. He taught himself to read and write guitar tablature, then poured over guitar books, learned songs note for note, and perfected blistering guitar solos.
When Philip entered college a few years later, he decided to major in Music Therapy. During his studies of music and music theory, he was serendipitously introduced to the solo piano music of David Lanz and was instantly mesmerized by it. At the tender age of 20, Philip began his long relationship with the piano. Once again, Philip poured over music books, this time the piano. "People hear that I didn't start playing the piano until age 20 and they are almost always amazed. I tell people that it's not too late to learn something new. When you have the drive, the passion, the dedication and the curiosity to learn something, new doors will open for you."
Upon graduation from college, Philip worked as a board certified psychiatric music therapist for nearly 10 years. During that time he began writing his own soulful piano music, developing his musical voice, and subsequently releasing his albums. To date he has released 6 albums of solo piano music including
'Heart to Hands' A Solo Piano Retrospective: 2002-2012
'Dark Night of the Soul'
'Comfort & Joy'
'In a Lifetime'
"The piano continues to challenge and inspire me; I can play my whole life and still not master this magnificent beast. I'm not a virtuoso pianist by any stretch of the imagination, just an artist that takes great satisfaction in having a positive impact on people's emotions."
Philip Wesley's music has been featured in radio, TV, and print, and has been nominated by various publications including 'Wind and Wire', 'Solo Piano Publications', and 'Mainly Piano' as some of 'the best of' solo piano albums. His album 'Dark Night of the Soul' continues to be a best seller on the iTunes charts, recently peaking at #1 in his genre. And it continues to be one of the best selling albums on CD Baby, the world's largest independent music store.
Steinway Piano Gallery of Detroit (View)
2700 E. West Maple Road
Commerce Township, MI 48390