How “good" of a piano should I buy is a question probably asked since Bartolomeo Cristofori made his second piano. It is actually a pretty easy question to answer with the standard "buy the best one you can afford" retort, but that seems a smug answer to the uniformed. In most cases the "uninformed" is the non-playing spouse of a player, and the non-playing parents of a student. And what is a "good" piano anyhow? For most individuals it IS the best piano you can afford. Let me explain in simple terms, the first rule is that you can only play as well as the piano you must practice on performs. If a beginner is forced to play on an instrument that will not hold a tune, a couple of notes do not work or are sluggish, and does not respond well (bad action), their learning process will be severely stunted, and they will probably quit. A good piano for them would be a particularly good sounding instrument with a smooth well-regulated action that would encourage a student to play it. These pianos tend to cost a more than the "entry level " piano shaped objects out there. For intermediate to pro level players a good piano for them is one that meets and even may surpass their skill level. These pianos go up in price as the tone and touch quality rises, but you will play better on a better piano without a doubt. So, the bottom line? Get the best piano you can afford; it will be money well spent.
Take a brief scroll through the history and journey of the six generations of the Petrof family. We are the proud merchant for Petrof in the area and look forward to showing you their magnificent pianos. Come into our store to play and enjoy this wonderful brand.
Children benefit a lot from piano lessons. Piano lessons help mold and shape their brain to be more musical and in return help them focus better. Your child will have to hold their attention on every single note and maintain the required rhythm at the same time, its amazing!
“Why does the world need a Piano Day? For many reasons. But mostly, because it doesn’t hurt to celebrate the piano and everything around it: performers, composers, piano builders, tuners, movers and most important, the listener.” – Nils Frahm