What Are Hybrid Pianos?

What Are Hybrid Pianos?

Broadly speaking, “hybrid pianos” are keyboard instruments made from a combination of electronic parts taken from digital pianos and mechanical parts taken from traditional acoustic pianos.  The resulting instruments deliver the convenience and excitement of modern...
My First Piano – What You Need to Start Lessons

My First Piano – What You Need to Start Lessons

If you’re reading this, you’re probably like about 90% of our clients.  You or someone in your family has decided to begin taking piano lessons, but you don’t have any idea what kind of tool you (or your student) needs to succeed.  “Piano Shaped Objects” (or “PSOs”)...
Anyone Can Learn to Play with Follow Lights!

Anyone Can Learn to Play with Follow Lights!

If you’ve ever played Guitar Hero; tried Dance, Dance, Revolution; or followed “the bouncing ball” while singing karaoke, you know how easy it is to rock along with your favorite songs.  Now imagine your PIANO can do that!  It’s true.  With the...
How Do Digital Pianos Get Their Sound?

How Do Digital Pianos Get Their Sound?

Before we can understand how a digital piano (a piano that uses electricity) gets its sound, we have to first understand how an “acoustic piano” (a traditional piano that does NOT use electricity) produces sound. The rich sound of a traditional grand piano is created...
Caring For Your Piano’s Cabinet

Caring For Your Piano’s Cabinet

A fine piano is not just a great instruments to play and enjoy, it’s also a beautiful piece of furniture – a centerpiece to any room.  The final touch of a well-made piano is the finish… and – like the rest of your home furniture – that...