Buy or Maintain a Piano
How an Upright Piano Is Made
Watching this 6-minute video will give you a greater appreciation for what you are paying for when you purchase a piano.
Maintaining a Piano
Answers to Your Toughest Questions!
Find a wealth of information about piano maintenance on the Piano Technicians Guild website.
Local Piano Technician
Rick Bazemore is the local registered piano tech for East Metro Atlanta (including Covington, Conyers, McDonough, Jackson, & Mansfield.) He can can tune and repair your piano, as well as install a humidity control system. Contact him at 770-787-4890 or at PianosInTune.com.
Buying a Piano
Piano Buying Tips
Free Online Guide
The Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer, a free online resource, is an indispensable guide if you are shopping for a new or used piano. It includes brand information, quality ratings, pricing guides, and used piano blue book values.
For those who prefer a real/paper book, The Piano Book by Larry Fine contains much of the same information as the online guide. Access current pricing information in the most recent Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer: Supplement to The Piano Book.
Local Piano Stores
The studio's grand piano was purchased from PianoWorks in Duluth. Their friendly, knowledgeable sales staff were both helpful and low-pressure.
Your local piano technician may know of used pianos for sale in your area. Search by zip code for a technician near you at this link.
Check PianoAdoption.com for free pianos in need of a home. (Search listings by state.) Many of the pianos available on this website are older and probably need some work, so definitely consider having a piano technician check out the piano before you agree to adopt it.