Articles by Stacy Smollin Schwartz, Contributing Writer at Grand Piano Passion™

Stacy Smollin Schwartz is a digital marketing consultant, an adjunct marketing professor at Rutgers Business School, and a beginner piano player. She has held leadership positions at Virgin Mobile USA, Hospital for Special Surgery, and DoubleClick. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, three young children, and a 1960s upright she acquired from an estate sale two years ago.
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Musical Mirages

While on a beach vacation, this adult beginner piano student missed piano practice so much that she began to see mirages of the piano and music everywhere. »

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My First Piano Performance

Stacy Schwartz's first piano performance isn't in a recital hall, but on a whimsical Sing for Hope Piano in Central Park in front of strangers and tourists. »

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A Vigil for a Beginner Piano Student

Stacy Schwartz, runner and beginner piano student, unexpectedly held her own vigil for the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions at her upright at home. »