New Roland Piano App Controls Everything!

New Roland Piano App Controls Everything!

[Updated 2/16/2023]  In October of 2022, Roland announced that they would be discontinuing support for their “Piano Every Day” app at the end of December, 2022.  Piano Every Day was the control app for the following Roland pianos:  LX708, LX706, LX705,...
Are Old Pianos Worth Anything?

Are Old Pianos Worth Anything?

In the early-to-mid part of the 20th century, the piano was a staple in homes all across the country. It was an instrument, a social tool, and a main source of home entertainment.  During this period in America, manufacturers produced and sold hundreds of thousands of...
Hours Changes for the Holidays

Hours Changes for the Holidays

Our store hours will change this holiday season in order to give our staff more time with their families.  See below for details:   Christmas Eve Hours:  10am – 2pm Christmas Day:  CLOSED New Year’s Eve Hours:  10am – 2om New Year’s Day: ...
Practice Makes… Perfect?

Practice Makes… Perfect?

No doubt you’ve heard the old adage, “Practice makes perfect.”  …but does it really?  As the daughter of a North Carolina music teacher, I have seen first-hand that there is no such thing as perfection in music.  Of course practicing is vital to the mastery of any...
How Do Digital Pianos Get Their Sound?

How Do Digital Pianos Get Their Sound?

Before we can understand how digital pianos (pianos 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 by...
Can You Just be “Bad at Music?”

Can You Just be “Bad at Music?”

A few weeks ago, I was visiting with a friend about playing the piano. He had started taking lessons a few months ago and was a little frustrated with what he felt was “slow progress”. He said he enjoyed learning but didn’t think he’d ever be really good at playing....