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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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Customer Success Story

Customer Success Story

December 09, 2022

My family and I visited Northwest pianos for the first time for my daughter's new piano. I was a little bit nervous because I never shopped for a piano before. The manager, Cheri was so nice and kind. We ended up spending a few hours at the store. My daughter had a great time trying all the different kind of pianos. I have never seen so many pianos in a one store!

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How Upright Pianos Are Made

How Upright Pianos Are Made

December 08, 2022

Uprights are pianos which the soundboard and plane of the strings run vertically, perpendicular to the keyboard, thus taking up less floor space than the normal 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 Sucess Story - Yamaha C3

Customer Success Story

November 10, 2022

When Karen from Bellevue, WA came into Northwest Pianos, we started the exciting process of finding the perfect piano for her.

Karen was looking for a Yamaha C3 Grand Piano for her new home, and we had the perfect piano for her!

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What is a Baby Grand Piano?

What is a Baby Grand Piano?

November 03, 2022

Most people have used the term “Baby Grand” Piano at one time or another, but does anyone really know what that means? Or if there is even such a thing?

 

Through the years hundreds of sizes, types, and brands of pianos have been called baby grands. And they are probably all correct because there isn't a definitive description of what a baby grand really is. 

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How you know you're ready for a piano upgrade

How you know you're ready for a piano upgrade

October 26, 2022

In the 50 plus years I have been in the piano industry, I have been asked countless times, “When should I move up to a better instrument", my answer is always the same. “If you want to play better, yesterday.”

 

You can only play as well as the instrument you play on, and you will never improve, no matter how much you practice if the entry-level piano isn't up to your potential skill level.

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Pre-Owned Yamaha Center of Seattle and Bellevue

Pre-Owned Yamaha Center of Seattle and Bellevue

October 21, 2022

As Seattle’s largest used piano store and the only JUPA authorized Yamaha store for pre-owned and certified Yamaha pianos, Northwest Pianos has been the leading provider of Yamaha upright and grand pianos to the Seattle and surrounding area. With thousands of pre-owned Yamaha grands and uprights sold over the years, we are familiar with the many questions and concerns that customers have when looking to buy a used piano.


Here are answers to some of the more frequent questions we receive from customers interested in Yamaha used pianos:

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