Of course you want your children to be able to use and enjoy your piano, but they need to understand how to take good care of it. Teach your children to always follow these rules around the piano:
No food or drink [...]
Age of your piano, the
Piano's year of manufacture, as well as
The circumstances surrounding the production of your piano, including factory history, manufacturing processes, and company ownership and oversight.
So, you don’t want to trust your “baby” to just anyone. And, determining what to look for in a professional piano mover can be a difficult process. There are many myths and misunderstandings about professional [...]
The piano may be the best known and loved of all musical instruments. It also has the broadest range of any instrument, so music for all other instruments can be composed on it. It can be played solo, but most[...]
An old piano is not only inferior to a new instrument due to its wear and tear over the years, but lacks so much innovative design and precision manufacturing.
Wear and tear aside, to focus on the [...]
What in the world am I talking about? Spec Blindness? Let me explain. Spec Blindness is a particular phenomenon that is often exhibited by the prospective piano buyer who feels overwhelmed by the task of selecting the [...]
A pitch raise is a preliminary piano tuning performed prior to a regular tuning. Also known as a “pitch correction” or a "pre-tuning", this procedure is often associated with the term “double-tuning”. A pitch [...]
One of the more difficult questions to answer when buying or selling a piano is "What's this piano worth?" Usually, the person asking this question is on the other end of a telephone line and can't remember the brand [...]
Is your piano difficult to play softly with ease, consistency, and accuracy? Do you feel as though you have to fight your piano to get the sound you want? These are symptoms of a piano that is “out of [...]
My piano technician says that my piano needs voicing. What does she mean?
Good question. First off, never be afraid to ask your technician what something is if you don't understand. We piano techs, like many other people[...]