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Phil Schoonmaker
Phil Schoonmaker, Piano Consultant

Phil has enjoyed a long career of over four decades in the piano industry—teaching, performance, technical service, wholesale and retail sales, management, consulting, appraisals, and restoration.

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He began his private piano studies in early childhood on into college through 15 years of classical lessons from distinguished conservatory professors and professional career musicians.

Holding both Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees, Phil’s primary objective is to educate customers to comprehend the essentials of the art of piano playing, to learn the musical differences between all types and brands of pianos, and to make an informed and wise commitment to invest in an instrument that can be grown into, not out of

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1069 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02465
Store Hours:
Monday - Friday: 11 am to 6 pm
Saturday : 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday: Noon to 5 pm


28 Damrell Street
Boston, MA 02127
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