Steinway Piano Gallery Austin
On June 13 2015 special needs students at Hurley Piano gave a piano recital at Steinway Piano Gallery in Austin Texwas. Students range from speech delay to aspergers, down syndrome, sensory processing disorder, cerebral palsy and dyslexia. It was more of a piano party than a concert. As we saw it, nobody would be expected to sit still and kids would be running around the hall, playing with their friends and having fun. This is key to running a special needs concert. Make sure that standard rules of decorum do not apply. Not even at Steinway. Twenty balloons (got them from www.Partycity.com) floated above the concert grand piano and as each kid finished their performance, each took a balloon with them as they left the stage.