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Piano Tuning FAQ

Unless you are a professional tuner you may find yourself with a few questions regarding piano tuning in NJ and other locations across the United States. Here are a few frequently asked questions that may help you find the answers you are searching for regarding your percussion instrument.Q. How often should pianos be tuned?A. It is recommended that most pianos are tuned at least twice a year. You may find that your piano, especially if it is new, may need to be tuned for often throughout the year. New pianos may have sudden drops in pitch due to strings stretching and the wooden parts settling. During the first year a new piano should be tuned three to four times. Q. What are the benefits of ensuring this percussion instrument is in tune after I move to a new residence?A. It is a good idea to have your instrument tuned after a move. Moving a piano can cause damage to the strings and may also cause the wood to settle, both of which can affect the piano's pitch. A professional tuner has experience and a train...

 


Tips on Caring for Your Piano

When you have a piano, it is very important that you take care of it. When you take care of your piano, it will add beauty and functionality to your home for many years to come. Many pianos are even lucky enough to become family heirlooms. Caring for your piano also means it will be able to play at its full potential. Over time, a piano may lose its sound, but keeping it tuned up and cleaned up means it will maintain its beautiful sound far into the future. Here are ways you can take care of your piano:- You have over 200 strings in your piano that are responsible for the beautiful sounds that it makes. It is very important that you call in a piano technician to keep your piano tuned. They are able to carefully adjust the tension of each string. Make sure you have this done twice per year. Even if the piano is not played, it will still go out of tune. - If your piano is brand new, make sure it is tuned 3 to 4 times in the first year. The strings have to be stretched in order to be broken in. This can cause ...

 


Learning to Play the Piano? Choose a Piano Teacher or Online Lessons

The piano is a time honored instrument that brings joy to the lives of many people. It is one of the most popular instruments to study because its easy to learn, provides compelling and beautiful sound, and it is an essential foundation of musical study.There are a number of reasons why both young and old choose to learn the piano. The number one reason is to play music. The results provide a number of benefits such as:1. Playing the piano helps one keep the brain functioning at its best. Such skills that can be enhanced and maintained include: eye-hand coordination, stress relief and increased relaxation, encouraged creativity, increased self-confidence, increasing the desire to be challenged and learn new things, and an increased sense of self-satisfaction.2. Playing the piano can be a rewarding hobby. Gathering family and loved and entertaining them by playing the piano is a lot of fun. 3. People who play the piano often go on to be in a band or have a career as a pianist. It also gives a good foundation t...

 




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