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Interview: Pianist McMillen's "blind date" every performance

SITKA, ALASKA Blair McMillen describes the life of a concert pianist as a series of “blind dates,” depending on the instrument. He says there are “great Steinways and very great Steinways.” McMillen and piano technician Peter Sumner will host a screening of the documentary “Note by Note” at 7 PM tonight (Thu 1-17-11) in the Sitka Performing Arts Center. A Q&A will follow. The pair discussed pianos with KCAW's Robert Woolsey.
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