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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

February 02, 2023

Just like most things, becoming a great pianist takes lots and lots of practice.

Making daily practice a part of your routine can help you achieve your musical goals.

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Petrof History

Petrof History

January 27, 2023

Petrof is a Czech piano manufacturer founded in 1864. It is the leading European piano manufacturer, exporting to more than 60 countries.

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Kioshi Silent System

Kioshi Silent System

January 20, 2023

Plug in your headphones, switch the lever and play your piano in silence with Kioshi. Practice whenever you want, without disturbing the peace. Kioshi Interactive Piano Silent System can be installed in almost any upright piano.

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Fazioli Pianoforti

Fazioli Pianoforti

January 12, 2023

Fazioli Pianos has been producing grand and concert grand pianos since 1981, when the company was founded by the engineer and pianist Paolo Fazioli. Passion for music, great artisanship, continuous technological research, and strict material selection: these are the elements required for building a Fazioli piano.

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CELVIANO GRAND HYBRID PIANOS

CELVIANO GRAND HYBRID PIANOS

January 05, 2023

Since 1980, Casio has been creating musical instruments using constantly evolving technology. Today, players of all levels enjoy Casio instruments at home, on stage, and in the studio.

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NEW PETROF Piano Name Announced!

NEW PETROF Piano Name Announced!

December 29, 2022

In November Petrof ran an international competition to name their new piano. With the winner announced on December 1st.

As a part of this competition, they were looking for a name for their newly redesigned P 131 M1 piano.

They received almost 13,000 name submissions from all over the world. The proposals they received were fantastic and it was a difficult task to choose only one name.

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PIANO FINANCING

PIANO FINANCING

December 23, 2022

So, you’ve just found the perfect piano that fits all your needs. The one that talks to you when you sit down to play it and would be absolutely perfect in your home.

 

Unfortunately, sometimes you find that perfect instrument and it just doesn't fit in your current budget to purchase it outright.

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Preparing Your Home for Your New Grand Piano

Preparing Your Home for Your New Grand Piano

December 16, 2022

Welcoming a new grand piano into your home can be an exciting time. You’ve measured out the space, you’ve purchased your dream piano, you’ve arranged delivery, and now it’s time to prepare your home for the arrival of your new grand piano.  

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A Piano for Christmas

A Piano for Christmas

December 03, 2022

Imagine arriving home to discover a shiny new Grand Piano in your living room. When Anthony P. walked through our doors last December, he had a vision of surprising his wife Susan with a gorgeous grand piano. His wife is an avid piano player who was only able to practice on the piano at their church a few times a week, as she played on the church’s worship team.

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Piano Buyer's Guide Pt. 2 - Piano Brands, where to start?

Piano Buyer's Guide Pt. 2 - Piano Brands, where to start?

November 26, 2022

When you begin looking for a new or pre-owned piano, the number of options can be intimidating. Owning a piano is an investment, and you want to make sure you pick the right model.

 

Before entering a piano store, knowing what size of piano your home can accommodate is important. Walking in with measurements and constraints is an important first step. If you’re low on space, consider looking at upright pianos.

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Piano Buyer's Guide Pt. 1 - What are the parts of a piano?

Piano Buyer's Guide Pt. 1 - What are the parts of a piano?

November 18, 2022

The piano is a stringed keyboard instrument in which the strings are struck by wooden hammers that are coated with a softer material. It is played using a keyboard, which is a row of keys that the performer presses down or strikes with the fingers and thumbs of both hands to cause the hammers to strike the strings. It was invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700.

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Customer Success Story

Customer Success Story

November 10, 2022

When this family from the greater Phoenix area came into Southwest Pianos, we started the exciting process of finding the perfect piano for them.

They were looking for a grand piano for their daughter to begin piano lessons with, we had the perfect piano for her! This certified Kawai Grand Piano felt just right.

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