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Robert Goldstick has been playing piano since the age of eight, and has
loved every minute of it. He's played everywhere from elementary school
shows to Hollywood musicals; piano bars in New York City, Paris, and San to
1993, he played at Clint Eastwood's Mission Ranch in Carmel, California,
where he perfected the piano bar experience.

But the "work" he enjoys the most is the "work" he does when given the
opportunity to entertain our elders in convalescent hospitals/retirement
homes.  He has performed about 30 shows a month at these facilities since
1993, doing over 1500 shows at more than 200 facilities. You can read his
story
'How I Got Started' story.

Robert is first and foremost a gifted pianist able to perform every style of
piano music--from classical to jazz, show tunes to Dixieland.  Often it is his
technique and command of the piano that first astounds and then brings
smiles to the residents' faces.  This talent, combined with years of entertaining
and singing in piano bars around the world, guarantees that everyone will
enjoy the show.

Robert has also played more than his share of "fancy" restaurants for dinner
music and has developed a simple, effective style in presenting a song in a
melodic and rhythmic fashion without being too dynamic or intense. It turns
out that this style is particularly effective in creating a calming atmosphere in
care giving situations. After recording these songs and seeing the results on
long-term care residents with continuous exposure, he developed the Piano
Magic and Musical Memories Series that can be used to improve conditions in
all facilities and home care situations.
The Vision

The main goals of our website are:

  1. To provide needed tools and information for musicians and singers so they can perform
    entertaining shows
  2. To provide information and musical tools for caregivers so they can understand the
    power of music to improve their residents lives.
  3. To provide CDs and Videos that produce a peaceful, soothing environment and provide
    hours of pleasant experience for residents of nursing homes and those that are
    fortunate enough to be taken care of at home.
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