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Piano Play has had Thirty Years of Unparalleled Success

Piano Play Music Systems (S Corporation) is a minority woman-owned small business that has served the San Fernando, San Gabriel, Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena communities and surrounding areas in Los Angeles since 1987.


Piano Play Music Systems was a winner of the OPEN from American Express(SM) Make Mine a $Million Business(TM) Prize.

Piano Play Music Systems won in 2009 the Stevie® Award for Best Entrepreneur.

Piano Play Music Systems was voted by Family Magazine as the Family Choice Winner for Best Music Instruction and Best Piano Lessons in Southern California, and nominated by the Los Angeles Journal for the Small Business of the Year Award.


Piano Play Music Systems in March of 2015 was featured on ‘Raising Whitley’ associate producer of OWN televisions and The Univision Network Television.

In 2007, Sharon Shaheed (CEO) was a guest speaker at the California Governor’s Conference (hosted by Maria Shriver and other acclaimed guests) and was interviewed on Oprah & Friends radio talk show, hosted by Dr. Robyn Smith.

Piano Play Music Systems has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Our Times (sector of the San Fernando Valley Times), Best of LA (as the Best Music School in LA-millennium addition) L.A. Parent, Opera News and City Baby LA.

Other media attributes include, WTRV-AM Talk-Radio (Travis City, MI), KKGO-105.1 (for our community play “Nathan & the Time Machine”) a special segment on “Five Before Five”-KABC and a feature on Fox 11 News show on minority businesses entitled, “Makin’ It”.

What I like about this class, is that it’s 1/3 piano, 1/3 singing and 1/3 music theory.