icon-phone
(860)408-4895

Blog

Choosing the Best Piano for Your Home

The modern piano market offers a vast array of beautiful acoustic pianos, functional digital pianos, and unique hybrids of both. Selecting the best piano to meet the needs of a young music student, an experienced performer, or even an adult who continues to play for enjoyment can be a daunting task. It’s essential to consider […]

A Guide on the Best Piano Brands: Mason & Hamlin

With a storied history, Mason & Hamlin is one of America’s oldest piano manufacturers. It remained on top during the Golden Age of the Piano and still flourishes in today’s digital world. How does this North American company remain one of the most beloved piano manufacturers? The Mason & Hamlin company is dedicated to superior […]

A Guide on the Best Piano Brands: Kawai

Shigeru Kawai pianos have consistently made their way on an array of Top Ten lists for the finest musical instruments. It began with an ambitious goal of creating the best piano in Japan that could beat all European pianos. Now, its use of ABS Styran plastic in the action parts still amazes musical aficionados. Over […]

A Guide on the Best Piano Brands: Yamaha

Though the Yamaha brand now makes an array of electronic devices, audio equipment, and even motorcycles, it will always be most famous for its pianos. It has been in the business of making pianos since 1887, and since then, they have fine-tuned their instrument, creating the piano with the bright and rich sound we know […]

A Guide on The Best Piano Brands: Steinway and Sons

Associated with the finest pianos in the world, Steinway and Sons is one of the most recognizable piano brands. Established nearly 200 years ago in New York, Steinway and Sons pianos are revered for their unique sound and craftsmanship. Above all else, Steinway pianos produce a sound that is unparalleled in quality. While their piano […]

9 Tips for Learning Piano as An Adult

According to experts, learning an instrument is highly beneficial for children, and it helps them develop their reflexes and makes them more creative. Among all of the instruments, the piano is one of the most beautiful ones and as you hit the keys, you can make amazing music. However, some people think that they can […]

The Impact of Music Lessons on Children

If you are a parent, you want your children to be happy. One big part of helping your kids achieve happiness is being able to encourage their creativity, imagination, and self-expression. Learning to play an instrument is a fantastic way to help your child develop all of these qualities.  When children learn how to play […]

Why Do We Need to Raise Pitch Before Piano Tuning?

Maintenance is essential to keep your piano sounding and playing optimal. However, it’s easy to forget to tune your piano at least twice a year. If your technician says your piano needs a pitch raise before it’s tuned, they’re telling you that your piano is too far out of tune to tweak the strings to […]

Action Regulation of Your Piano

As highlighted in our other articles, the key to extending the life of your piano is to maintain it. Maintenance does not only include humidity control, tuning, and voicing, but regulating the action of the strings as well. In this article we will talk about regulating the action of your piano, the methods of doing […]

Voicing Your Piano

After you purchase your piano, it is important that you continue to service it to keep it sounding the way you want. Voicing, although often overlooked, is vital to a piano’s sound. This article will help you understand what voicing is, how it affects your piano, and when and why you should consider voicing your […]

logo-footer
860.480.4895
247 Farms Village Rd,
 West Simsbury, CT 06092
Copyright © 2020 Hulme & Sweeney Pianos, All Rights Reserved.