The Prestige and Exclusivity of a Steinway Piano

Since 1853, Steinway & Sons has been handcrafting high-quality pianos that are a favored choice of concert halls, theaters, and schools around the world. Though it commands 98 percent of the concert venue market, this market segment does not drive … Read

How to Identify Steinway Pianos

Steinway & Sons has been making pianos for since 1853. Each piano is hand-built using a process that takes almost a full year to produce an instrument. The company maintains a showroom and concert venue in New York City, and … Read

How to Select Your Steinway Piano

To begin, it is important to understand that no two Steinway pianos are alike. As individuals, we each have special characteristics that appeal to others. Each Steinway has its special Characteristics too. Since 1853, Steinway & Sons has hand-crafted every … Read

How Should I Choose a Used Piano Dealer?

This section deals with how to choose a dealer for your used piano needs. We encourage you to find a dealer with an in-house restoration facility — one that you can actually see, by the way — not a mythical … Read

How Much is My Piano Worth?

Get it appraised. It’s really the only way, unless you know what you’d like to get for it, regardless of its actual market value. It is an impossibility to begin to discuss even a “ballpark” range for most used pianos … Read

Steinway Pianos

Steinway is the priciest of the U.S.-made pianos, and the best-known, and considered by many to be the highest quality, despite miscellaneous and sundry quality control problems in recent years. Steinway is still considered by most pianists, musicians, and the … Read

Which Parts and Materials Should be Used in a Rebuild?

There is a great disagreement between piano rebuilders, pianists, technicians, and piano manufacturers over which replacement parts, materials and procedures are appropriate for rebuilding a vintage piano. There are many different companies that make replacement and repair parts for a … Read