Upgrading Your Piano

Upgrading Your Piano

It’s easy to become attached to your old piano. Many musicians have a soft spot for the first piano they ever played and tend to hang on to it for years. While the nostalgia-value of an old instrument is nice, you may wish to upgrade your piano if you’ve outgrown it. Read more

Piano Brands: A Beginner’s Guide

Piano Brands: A Beginners Guide

If you’re new to the world of piano, it can be difficult to differentiate between all the different manufacturers. Even walking into your local piano showroom can be an overwhelming experience, with dozens of different brands and styles wherever you look.

If you’re considering investing in a piano, it’s important to do your research. Some brands specialise in different styles of pianos and keyboards, and it’s a good idea to learn about the industry leaders. Read through our handy guide for a crash course on the best piano brands on the market. Read more

Moving House? Consider Your Piano

Moving House? Consider Your Piano

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of moving house! However, it’s important you consider your piano. Pianos are delicate instruments with hundreds of moving parts, but they’re also extremely heavy! To ensure your beloved piano arrives at your new home in one piece, you’ll need to do some careful planning. We’ve listed our top tips for moving house with a piano right here. Read more

Purchasing a Silent Piano

Purchasing a Silent Piano

A silent piano combines the feel and style of an acoustic instrument with the convenience of a digital piano.

Silent pianos can be played with headphones, making them very useful for people who want to practise in private or without disturbing others. But silent pianos still look and feel exactly like an acoustic piano. If you don’t believe us, visit your local piano showroom to find out! Read more

The Best Piano Tunes for Christmas

The Best Piano Tunes for Christmas

If there’s something we all love about Christmas, it has to be the music.

Everyone loves singing along to a Christmas carol or belting out their favourite festive song on the piano. If someone in your household plays the acoustic or electric piano, why not host a family Christmas concert? We’ve listed some of our favourite songs to play during Christmas time, including some traditional favourites and modern classics. Read more

Learning to Sing While Playing Piano

Learning to Sing While Playing Piano

 

Singing while playing the piano is a fantastic skill for any musician to learn. You can impress friends and family, expand your repertoire, and perform solo. But singing while you play is a challenge, especially when you’re first learning.

We’ve listed some great tips to help you become the next Billy Joel, Elton John or Carole King! Read more

How Often Should You Play Piano?

How Often Should You Play The Piano?

Like any new skill, the more you practice, the better you’ll get, and the better you are the more, you’ll enjoy doing it.

No one likes to be a beginner at anything, but we all have to start somewhere, and learning to play the piano is a lifelong skill that can benefit you and those around you.

So, how often do you need to practice playing the piano to get better at it? Read more

What is a Self-Playing Piano?

What is a Self-Playing Piano?

Also known as player pianos or Pianolas, older style self-playing pianos uses a pneumatic or electro-mechanical mechanism to play pre-programmed music on your piano using perforated paper or metallic rolls. The keys would move up and down as if the piano were playing by itself. Read more