Tim Thompson (formerly with Kurzweil) joins Lippens Keyboard

We are happy to announce that Tim Thompson has joined with us to develop a unique sound engine and user interface for the Lippens Keyboard. Tim Thompson studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and Lowell. He worked for many years...

Pier Luigi Salami takes on the Lippens Keyboard

Pier Luigi Salami is a pianist, keyboardist, composer, and producer. A dedicated leader of original projects such as the modern jazz ensemble PLS.trio, and an in-demand session musician both in studio and on the road, Pier’s versatility can be appreciated in the music...

CC Sunchild receives a Lippens Keyboard on loan

With the purity and sensibility of one who spends much time basking in the glowing rays of the Sun, Colette Coward, also known as CC Sunchild, embodies everything her name suggests. Musically, she captures a whimsical innocence and simplicity, underscored by a...

Omar Soriano test drives the Lippens Keyboard

We loaned a Lippens Keyboard to Omar Soriano for evaluation and feedback. Your classic nerd-turned-cool, Omar Soriano was a cellar-dweller making Hip Hop beats out of classic records, and eventually graduating to keyboards in order to recreate the Funk and Jazz the...

Terrance Shider receives a Lippens Keyboard on loan

Terrance Shider was born with Autism and has a mild form of cerebral palsy. He is legally blind and plays entirely by ear. Terrance is 29 years old and lives in Springfield, MA. He works at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and often plays gigs with his Aunt,...

David Hart visits Paul Hirsch to evaluate the Lippens Keyboard

David Hart made the trip from Scotland to Clairac, France to test drive the Lippens Keyboard. David primarily plays the accordion and this is his very first sampling of a whole tone keyboard. Below is a video of his initial testing:...

The “Musical Autist” acquires a Lippens Keyboard

The Musical Autist hosts Sensory Friendly Concerts®, where people on the autism spectrum can hear great music in an accommodating and respectful environment, without the social restraints of having to sit perfectly still like in a typical concert venue. These are also...

Howman Engineering contracted to manufacture custom sensor boards

We welcome Howman Engineering to our development  team. Under the supervision of Sal Treppiccione, Howman Engineering will be developing and producing the sensor circuits needed to shorten the octave span of the Lippens Keyboard. These will have a very precise...

Americad Technology to Manufacture the Lippens Keyboard Case

We have contracted with Americad Technology in Norwood, MA to produce our cabinet. The cabinet will be made of polymerized urethane poured into silicone rubber molds. The cabinet is then primed, sanded and given a high quality and durable finish. Americad Technology...

Stevens Institute of Technology

A Lippens Keyboard has been delivered to the Stevens Institute of Technology located in Hoboken, NJ. The keyboard will be evaluated by students and staff under the supervision of Carlos Alomar. After 32 International gold and platinum records, Carlos Alomar’s place in...