Steinway Appoints Donna Lucente VP -- Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

Steinway Appoints Donna Lucente VP -- Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

PR Newswire

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 5, 2013

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Steinway Musical Instruments,
Inc. (NYSE: LVB) announced today the promotion of Donna M. Lucente to Vice
President – Controller, the Company's principal accounting officer. In this
role, Ms. Lucente is primarily responsible for the Company's compliance with
U.S. GAAP, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and all financial statements filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. The appointment was effective February 1,

Ms.Lucente has served as Corporate Controller since she joined Steinway in
2001. Prior to that, she spent five years in public accounting with Deloitte &
Touche. From 1992 to 1997, Ms. Lucente was employed by the Massachusetts
Office of the State Auditor where she gained experience across a wide range of
businesses. She holds a B.S. in accounting from Bentley University.

Commenting on the appointment, CFO Dennis Hanson said, "Since joining Steinway
twelve years ago, Donna has consistently demonstrated an exceptional command
of all technical aspects of GAAP. In addition, she has been invaluable in
assisting the Company to navigate its way through the increasingly complex
financial regulations that public companies face today. Donna has the skillset
we need to continue to build world-class accounting functions throughout our
global organization."

About Steinway Musical Instruments
Steinway Musical Instruments,Inc., through its Steinway and Conn-Selmer
divisions, is a global leader in the design, manufacture, marketing and
distribution of high quality musical instruments. These products include Bach
Stradivarius trumpets, Selmer Paris saxophones, C.G. Conn French horns,
Leblanc clarinets, King trombones, Ludwig snare drums and Steinway& Sons
pianos. Through its online music retailer, ArkivMusic, the Company also
produces and distributes classical music recordings. For more information
about Steinway Musical Instruments,Inc. please visit the Company's website at

Contact:   Julie A. Theriault
Telephone:   781-894-9770

SOURCE Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc.

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