From New York City’s Carnegie Hall to venues all around the world, classically-trained musician Margaret Leng Tan performs concerts on her collection of toy pianos… as well as toy drums, catfood cans, soy sauce dishes, and other would-be instruments. Called “the doyenne of toy pianos” by The New York Times, she was the first woman to graduate with a doctorate from Juilliard in 1971.
Boomwhacker Bach and what does the huge Octobass sound like?
She follows the credo, “Poor tools require better skills,” and says that playing the toy piano beautifully has taken her years to master.
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