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Documentary follows creation of Steinway piano

July 27, 2017 - Robbie Goodrich
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and the Friends of the Visual Arts will present a free, one-night screening of "Note By Note: The Making of Steinway L1037 " at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

A feature-length independent documentary directed by Ben Niles, "Note By Note" follows the creation of a Steinway concert grand #L1037 - from forest floor to concert hall.

The film explores the relationship between musician and instrument, chronicles the manufacturing process, and investigates what makes each Steinway unique, according to information at imdb.com. "Note By Note" is the first documentary to portray the patience, craft and personality built into each Steinway.

This screening is part of the School of Art's monthly Friday Film Series and is sponsored in part by William Arscott, Nacogdoches Film Festival, Karon Gillespie, Mike Mollot, David Kulhavy, Brad Maule, John and Kristen Heath, Galleria Z, Jill Carrington, Jean Stephens, Jim and Mary Neal, Richard Orton and Main Street Nacogdoches.

The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.