Piano Essentials FAQ: What You Need for Lessons

Piano Essentials FAQ: What You Need for Lessons

Q. Can I start lessons on a keyboard? The answer to this question depends on how you define the word “keyboard.” If you are considering a $100-$300 portable keyboard, you’re setting yourself up for failure. Toy keyboards – like what you find at electronics store or...
How to Select a Piano… Dealer

How to Select a Piano… Dealer

People often compare the piano retail business to used car sales and, frankly, I can understand why.  Over the years, far too many piano dealers have participated in misleading advertising schemes, unethical pricing practices, “bait and switch” tactics,...
Yamaha Announces New Piano Rebate Program!

Yamaha Announces New Piano Rebate Program!

In celebration of the Lunar New Year, Yamaha Pianos US just announced an exciting new rebate program on many of their incredible pianos – saving you up to $1000!  If you have been considering a new Yamaha baby grand piano, Yamaha upright piano, Yamaha Silent...

What do a Piano’s Pedals Do?

One of the most common questions we get at Riverton Piano Company is “What do the three pedals do?”  Well, put simply, the function of the pedals is to alter the tone of the piano in some way. In fact, the first piano didn’t have pedals at all.  Part...