Piano Tuner in Avalon Park

I recently tuned a piano for an interesting client named Hector Torrez. He lives in Orlando. His entire family is very musical, to say the least.  He shared with me the story of how one his sons decided to pick up the trumpet at the age of 14 and try...

Piano Dynamics and Posture Tip

Posture is everything for you the  piano player. Your physicality must sustain back, shoulder and especially arm and finger strength.  While sitting at your piano try to lean in a bit  to give your playing more volume and lots more  intensity. Try to  keep your neck and head aligned...

Worlds Largest Piano

 Sunday, January 2, 2012 Look at this ! Those smaller pianos are actual full-sized grand pianos. The world record  and largest Grand Piano. Daniel Czapiewski has unveiled a giant piano called “Stolëmowi Klawér”. This particular project weighs in at a mere 4000 lbs.  with a height of six meters 

Piano

1901 Antique Upright Grand piano. O.K. Houck, African ribbon grain mahogany, 100% rebuilt and restored this year, 2011. Full restoration by Steinway & Sons dealer associated technician included complete, closed pore refinishing of case and bench. Installation of 100% new, hard rock maple action parts. 88 new hammerheads. All new German...

Finding homes for older uprights

Hi Steven,  I have an upright piano (Senoma brand I think)  that needs the outside casing repaired.  The legs were broken at one time duing a move, and the outside wood needs to be refinished or restored.  It belonged to my roommate and she passed away last year.  Her children...

Steinway Society of Orlando Recent Event

Gary Grimes recently hosted another concert event at his Altamonte Springs location for young pianists and announcement of PianoBank award winners. I wanted to share just one comment I read from Gary’s site that I found  interesting and worth repeating  regarding our children and  the study of music. “Studies...