Tips on Buying a Used Piano

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Are You Looking at Buying a Used Piano?

While it’s human nature to sometimes want to go for the shiniest and the newest, there are sometimes advantages in purchasing something that is used. Many choose this option when searching for a car. Considering cars that have had previous owners is often a good choice.

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Yamaha Has a New Trio of Premium Digital Pianos

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Check Out these Pianos East Bay!

Yamaha, a leading name in the piano industry, announced the introduction of a new series called Clavinova CVP-800. This series of three pianos offers inspiring accompaniment styles and realistic-sounding instrument voices that musicians, students, and teachers of Bay Area piano lessons are sure to enjoy.

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Bay Area Piano Lessons Learned the Hard Way

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Are You Looking at Yamaha Pianos to Purchase?

Having a piano in your home to play or practice anytime you want can be highly beneficial. Even so, buying Yamaha pianos or another piano brand is a big investment that people sometimes fail to plan for adequately. Not only is purchasing a piano a significant financial commitment, it also requires regular upkeep and repair in addition to taking up a lot of space in your home. Below we discuss several common piano-buying mistakes and tips for making the best purchasing decision.

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Tips on Choosing the Right Piano for You

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Have You Been Browsing Bay Area Piano Stores for a Piano?

When you’re looking to buy a piano for your family, it will be a major decision that you don’t want to get wrong. You’ll probably have a completely different experience playing on several different pianos, so it’s worth your while to take some time and make the right choice. As you explore Bay Area piano stores, here are some of the things you should consider before settling on a specific piano.

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A Short History of Yamaha Piano 

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Bay Area Yamaha Piano Stores – History of Yamaha Pianos

It was in 1887 that Torakusu Yamaha first began producing pianos, for a company which he named Nippon Gakki, which translates to ‘Japan Musical Instruments’. The demand for pianos in America quickly began soaring, and by 1902, Yamaha had already produced his first Grand Piano. For the next several years, Yamaha pianos were exhibited in a number of competitions, and won numerous prizes for their craftsmanship and for their superior sound. Continue reading

Hybrid Pianos Like the AvantGrand by Yamaha Pianos Live Up to the Hype

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Yamaha Pianos AvantGrand Digital Piano is Pretty Great

The piano scene has changed over the past decade. Sadly, traditional pianos, uprights and grands, are not as popular as they once were. Digital piano sales on are on the rise, but you don’t often get the same sound and feel. If you’re a musician looking for an option that combines the nuances of an acoustic piano with the features of a digital piano, look for a hybrid model, such as the Yamaha piano AvantGrand. Continue reading

Cleaning a New Yamaha Piano: Do’s and Don’ts of Piano Cleaning

A Yamaha Piano Requires Periodic Cleaning, But Take Caution

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Owning your own Yamaha piano means more than taking Bay Area piano lessons and practicing every day. You also need to know how to take care of the instrument and keep it clean. As always, there are right ways and wrong ways of cleaning a piano, and we’re going to go through what you need to know to keep your own piano clean and in good playing condition. Continue reading

Piano Improvisation Skills To Help You Get Jamming

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Get Jamming On Your Yamaha Piano With These Improv Tips

There’s more to playing the piano than reading sheet music and recreating it. Improvisation is a great skill for piano players whether you want to add your own touch to music, write your own songs, or jam with other musicians in an improv setting. But improvisation is a skill that needs to be learned to use it effectively. Here are some tips you can use to help improve your improvisation skills so that you can play your Yamaha piano with others (or on your own!) just the way you want. Continue reading

How To Play Piano and Sing at the Same Time

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Do You Have Trouble Singing And Playing Piano At The Same Time?

If you sing or play piano, you know how much concentration each task takes on its own. Doing both at the same time takes even more focus and practice. Luckily, there are several ways you can make playing piano and singing easier to tackle. Take it from our teachers at our Authorized Yamaha piano store.

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This Yamaha Piano Has Bluetooth Connectivity and App Integration

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Check Out This New High-Tech Yamaha Piano

Yamaha has been creating pianos for over 100 years. The founder pioneered Western instruments in Japan and built his brand on sharing passion and performance while creating beautiful pianos and organs. It should not surprise anyone that Yamaha is on the cutting edge of technology by debuting an acoustic, hybrid piano that combines the sound and action of a grand piano with digital components. If you are looking for pianos in the east bay, keep reading to learn about our new favorite model.

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