How Many Keys on a Piano? 11 FAQ on Piano Keys Answered

Asking “how many keys on a piano” might sound silly to pianists. But we don’t believe in silly questions! There are many questions about the piano’s keyboard that beginners might have. So let’s take the time to answer them. From the...

9 Unique Pianos that Redefine the Instrument

When you think of a piano, what do you think of? A 6’ long shiny black instrument that ties your space together? Maybe the piano you grew up playing at your grandparent’s house? However, the world of pianos is incredibly vast and diverse, highlighting innovation and...

How to Quit Piano

As a lifelong piano player and owner of a piano store, I’ve probably “quit” piano at least a dozen times over the years. I’m certainly not alone – it’s incredibly common for piano students of all ages to go through periods of frustration, boredom, or scheduling...

Can You Learn Piano on a Keyboard?

Since pianos take some effort to buy and own, some people may wonder if they can learn piano on a keyboard instead. When you search on Google, it seems like the answer is a resounding “yes.” Even the School of Rock, a big music lessons franchise, claims:...

How to Get Rid of a Piano: Selling, Donating & Removal

You might be surprised to learn it’s a challenge figuring out how to get rid of a piano. While it may seem like everyone would want a piano, that isn’t always the case. And it doesn’t help that there are many available for free, or that it’s...

The Spinet Piano: Is It Really That Bad?

We think the spinet piano gets a lot of undeserved hate. Sure, some were made cheap. And its indirect blow action is “technically inferior” to that of a grand or upright piano. But some make fine pianos for many beginners! Plus with how cheap they...