The Conservatory of Piano celebrated September as National Piano Month at the first annual National Piano Month Festival.

The Conservatory of Piano celebrated September as National Piano Month at the first annual National Piano Month Festival.

The festival featured two concerts performed by central Ohio pianists of all ages. The concerts were held Sept. 21 and 28, in the recital hall at Graves Piano and Organ.

Upper Arlington residents who participated in the annual piano festival include: Leah Mills, Sean Mills and Greer Hall.

Upper Arlington resident John Gilbert has been promoted to CEO of DHL Excel Supply Chain Americas.

Gilbert joined Excel in 1994, and previously served as president of the company's Consumer and Life Sciences Americas business units.

In his new role, Gilbert will be head of DHL Exel Supply Chain's global consumer organization.