Ever Wondered How Often You Should Tune Up Your Piano?
A piano that doesn’t sound quite right can do more than make musicians wince a little. It can make other instruments or voices sound off too when they perform together. This phenomenon can also confuse newer piano students as they begin to learn what the correct notes should sound like.
Owning a piano is an investment that can pay you back hugely in terms of enjoyment and relaxation. Like any investment, however, your piano needs attention and care. You need to maintain the instrument’s value and protect it from mechanical wear and tear. Continue reading →
Tuning your piano can be disruptive and potentially costly. And there’s always the possibility that the tuner might unearth serious problems that will require lots of money and time to fix. It may seem easier to languish in ignorance, cross your fingers, and hope the instrument will somehow “tune itself.” But burying your head in the proverbial sand can cost you money over the long term – particularly if you need a high quality piano to record, practice or compose. Continue reading →