1986 Yamaha 9' CF III Grand Piano

Manufactured in 1986, this CFIII spent its early years being enjoyed on a concert stage and, consequently, had a few “miles” put on it. To bring it back to perfection, this top-quality instrument has been thoroughly restored to performance level and is ready to be enjoyed for many more decades! The comprehensive restoration includes a new satin ebony finish, new pins and pinblock, new strings, the plate is refinished and detailed, new hammers […]

 

1900 Steinway Grand Piano

Exceptionally rare, turn of the century (1900) Steinway grand piano.  If a picture is worth a thousand words, we shouldn’t need to elaborate on this fine instrument whatsoever. Professionally restored from top to bottom with Steinway parts, this piece of art is worthy of placement in a world class museum or symphony hall. It is both visually and musically a masterpiece. This mahogany artcase 6’1″ Steinway model AII was meticulously handcrafted in 1900. Note the intricate ornamentation […]

 

Benefits of a Music Education

The Many Benefits Of Musical Education #musical #education Music learning involves active engagement and discipline, resulting in far-teaching benefits to the brain that may include: Improve reading skills, Better vocabulary and Stronger neural activation in native language. 90% of preschool children studied showed increase verbal intelligence after just 20 days of musical training! This infographic takes a look at the various positive impacts that music education has on both the […]

 

Signs Your Child is Ready for Piano Lessons

8 Signs That Your Child is Ready for Piano Lessons Here are the readiness signs that I look for when interviewing potential new students: Does your child know the difference between left and right?  Playing the piano requires the use of both hands, so being able to distinguish one hand from the other is an important skill. Does your child know the alphabet, specifically the first seven letters (A-B-C-D-E-F-G)? The musical […]

 

Piano Recipes

Piano Food Recipes PIANO CAKE RECIPE TUNE-A-PIANO SANDWICH RECIPE                        

 

DIY Piano Bookcase

BUILD YOUR BOOKCASE: Steps 1 – 12 PARTS: 1 FREE grand piano in poor-non functioning condition Assorted screws and TimberLock® screws. (amazing self drilling long screws. used in deck building!) Wood glue Tools for dis-assembly: Prybar small sledge hammer various wrenches and ratchets flat blade screwdriver Tools for building: Table saw Compound miter saw Circular saw Jig Saw Finish nailer Screw gun  

 

Learning the Piano as an Adult

If you think that piano lessons are only for kids, think again. There are many misconceptions and myths about learning the piano as an adult. The biggest myth about learning the piano as an adult is that you’re too old. And that’s simply not true.   Busted: The Biggest Myth About Adults and Piano Lessons The biggest myth about learning the piano as an adult is that you’re too old. […]

 

Learning and Teaching Tools

Off the Keys — Piano Practice Tips for Adults Listening – This one is obvious but easily overlooked. Find a professional recording of each piano song you are learning and make a playlist you can listen to in the car, around the house, or at work. You will reinforce tricky rhythms, changing tempos, dynamics, pedaling, and so on each time you hear it played accurately. Hand Shape – You should already know the […]

 

Halloween Sheet Music

Enjoy Sheet Music for Halloween! Hallowe’en Dance – Hans Engelmann Funeral March – Frederic Chopin Creak, Crunch, Scream! – David Bruce The Haunted House – Irving Berlin The Great Pumpkin Waltz – Vince Guaraldi Sheet Music from our Featured Composer Alexander Siloti

 

October Featured Piano

YAMAHA U1 PROFESSIONAL UPRIGHT Check out this new arrival to our showroom! The Yamaha U1 is a favorite of serious players and teachers alike due to its outstanding durability, incredible touch and classic Yamaha tone: clear and bright. Other highlights include a solid spruce soundboard and ribs, grand piano key travel, and the precision of a Yamaha balanced action. This U1 looks like a brand new piano and isn’t even […]