Shawn's Piano - West Hartford, CT - 860-953-8885


Visiting Pearl River Piano Factory in
May 2017

On his most recent trip to China, Shawn Hoar and Glen Barkman toured the Pearl River Piano factory. Read the article Glen wrote to learn more about the quality and care taken to build these wonderful instruments and why these pianos are one of the best investments you can make.

The Growth of a Giant: How Pearl River Pianos Became An Industry Behemoth in Musical Merchandise Review
January 2015

Pearl River was established in 1954 through the consolidation of several piano-making facilities. From those humble days, grew a giant in the piano industry. In 2013, Pearl River Piano Group opened the world's largest piano factory. Read about their history and what Shawn has to say about them in this article.
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The Synergy of Old And New in The Music Trades
September 2006

Located in West Hartford, Connecticut, Shawn's Piano provides a compelling example of how one retailer parlayed exceptional talents and a strong, distinctive identity into a highly profitable business strategy.
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