Welcome to chopin952's Home Page

Hello all, this is Amilcar M. Ubiera (chopin952). I am a computer game programmer with Vicious Cycle Software, Inc in Morrisville, North Carolina. I am also an amateur classical pianist interested in meeting local and online musicians.

Here are links to various sites and links of interests:


Games Development


My Piano Search

  • Comparison Chart: Pianos I tested during my search.
  • Test Pieces: Pieces that I used to test piano action and sound. 
  • Brand Impressions: Brands I tested and my impressions.
  • Showrooms: Showrooms I visited.
  • My Piano: New York Steinway & Sons Model B (1997).
    • My Technician: Phil Romano: Concert Steinway Technician.

Admired Pianists

Sheet Music



Piano Shopper Links

Local to North Carolina

Miscellaneous Links


  • I will be playing a Steinway. I love it more than any other. It is more mellow, more like the human voice.
    --Vladimir Horowitz
  • Steinway & Sons - A Diamond in the Rough