The World of Pianos

Piano Maintenance - Tuning is only the start!

Piano Maintenance - Tuning is only the start!

Piano tuning is the minimum maintenance you must do to your piano - akin to changing the oil in your car. A top notch piano technician can keep your piano playing beautifully and prolong it's life. This blog explains common maintenance procedures including voicing, regulation and repair.

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Piano Sizes

Piano Sizes

SIze does matter! Read about the various models of uprights and the differences in the internal mechanisms of how they play, plus the difference between the various sizes of grand pianos.

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The Perils of Used Pianos - by Hannah Beckett, President of the Piano Technicians Guild of DC

The Perils of Used Pianos - by Hannah Beckett, President of the Piano Technicians Guild of DC

Recommendations on what to look for and what to avoid when searching for a used piano by Registered Piano Technician, Hannah Beckett.  From why a "FREE" pianos may be the most expensive investment to how to assess the condition of the piano you are looking at, Hannah leads you through a process most people only ever go through once in a lifetime.

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