‘We have encountered many gifted students with small hands who have had to overcome great difficulties when playing standard-sized keyboards. Their special needs frequently are ignored, misunderstood or underestimated by teachers who have never had to personally grapple with issues of hand size.’
Dr Lora Deahl, Texas Tech University, & Dr Brenda Wristen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA, 2003.

Universities and Music Schools

NORTH AMERICA

Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, DS5.5® (7/8) keyboards in upright and grand pianos, and DS6.0® (15/16) keyboards in grand pianos — eight alternatively-sized keyboards in all. http://www.smu.edu/Meadows/AreasOfStudy/Music.aspx

University of North Texas, Denton, Texas: DS6.0® keyboards in upright and grand pianos.  http://music.unt.edu/

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas: DS5.5® keyboards in grand pianos. http://www.depts.ttu.edu/music/

Salem College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina: DS6.0® keyboards in grand and upright pianos. http://www.salem.edu/music

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska: DS5.5® keyboards in grand piano. https://arts.unl.edu/music

St Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota: DS5.5® keyboard in grand piano. https://wp.stolaf.edu/music/

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin: DS5.5® and DS6.0® keyboards in grand pianos. http://www.music.wisc.edu/

University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma: DS6.0® keyboards in grand and upright pianos. http://www.uco.edu/Cfad/academics/music/index.asp

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, DS6.0® keyboard in upright piano. https://www.ohio.edu/fine-arts/music

San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance: DS6.0® keyboard in concert grand piano and DS6.0® keyboard in upright piano. https://music.sdsu.edu/

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. DS6.0® keyboard in upright piano. https://umich.edu/

University of Colorado Boulder, CO. DS6.0® keyboard in grand piano. https://www.colorado.edu/music/

University of Memphis, TN, DS6.0® keyboard in grand piano. https://www.memphis.edu/music/academics/mused.php

Appalachian State University, Boone, South Carolina. DS5.5® keyboard in upright piano. https://music.appstate.edu/about

Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada. DS6.0® keyboard in grand piano. https://musique.umontreal.ca/en/home/

Stanford University, Stanford, California. DS5.5® keyboard in grand piano. https://music.stanford.edu/

Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, New York. DS6.0® keyboard in grand piano. https://www.esm.rochester.edu/

Piano Preparatory Department of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas: DS5.5® keyboards in upright and grand pianos. https://www.smu.edu/Meadows/AreasOfStudy/Music/WorkshopsAndSpecialPrograms/PianoPrep

Gray School of Music, Dallas, Texas: Dr Eri Yoshimura teaches on a DS5.5® in an upright piano. 
http://grayschoolofmusic.com/groups/piano/

Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Dallas, Texas: DS6.0® keyboard in grand piano. https://www.dallasisd.org/bookert

Musical Arts Center of San Antonio, Texas, DS5.5® and DS6.0® keyboards in upright pianos. https://www.sanantoniomusicschools.com/

EUROPE

State University of Music and Performing Arts, Stuttgart, Germany: Two 6.0 inch octave keyboard in grand pianos. https://www.hmdk-stuttgart.de/facilities/sirius-60/?L=1

Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester, UK. DS5.5® keyboard in grand piano. https://chethamsschoolofmusic.com/

Nuremberg University of Music, Germany: 6.0 inch octave keyboard in grand piano. https://www.hfm-nuernberg.de/studium/musik-und-gesundheit/sirius-6

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

Australian National Academy of Music, Melbourne, Australia. DS6.0® in grand piano. https://anam.com.au/

Performance venues

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada: ​DS.5® in Yamaha grand piano.  https://www.banffcentre.ca/

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