John Butch

- Senior Piano Consultant

“I feel that any heartfelt emotion can be expressed and released when playing the piano.” – John Butch

John was a music major at the Duquesne University School of Music.  His father, a concert caliber pianist, instructed him in piano and instilled in him a love for music at an early age.  John has worked in the piano industry for over 35 years and remains dedicated to helping everyone find the piano that is just right for them.  John is also involved in piano performance but exclusively for his 6-year-old grandson who loves to sing and dance.

Favorite Song to play on the piano: A Case of You, by Joni Mitchell

Favorite Composers: George Gershwin, Igor Stravinsky, Ennio Morricone, Aaron Copland, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Billy Strayhorn

Most influential Musician in my life: Anna Fedorova

Favorite Book: Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Favorite Key: The key to knowing what is truly important

What makes me happiest?  Spending time with people but most importantly the people who I value and care about and who value and care about me.  Seeing evidence of good in others, myself and the world.  Being able to laugh at myself and most everything else.