What to Do With Your Old Acoustic Piano?
More and more people are deciding to replace their old acoustic pianos with their digital counterparts. Electric pianos are becoming more popular than ever before and this is due to a number of reasons. Electronic pianos often work out to be cheaper than maintaining an acoustic instrument, they come packed with both useful and fun features, and they are more portable. Continue reading “What to Do With Your Old Acoustic Piano?”
Piano Restoration Vs New Digital Piano
Many people have been gifted old upright pianos by family members or friends when they mention that they want to start playing, or have a child that is going to have lessons. While in theory this is a lovely gesture, it is not always practical. Old upright pianos are often in need of restoration, especially if they have not been played in a number of years. Continue reading “Piano Restoration Vs New Digital Piano”
Public Pianos – Police Edition!
It seems that not a week can go by without a public piano somewhere in the UK being in the news. These pianos are so regularly at the centre of heart-warming news stories that they are practically a weekly occurrence. This week, it is a couple of police officers playing one of the two pianos in St Pancras Train Station, London that has caught the attention of the masses. Continue reading “Public Pianos – Police Edition!”
Play Me I’m Yours – The Movement
Ten years ago British Artist Luke Jerram started the sensational movement of the ‘ Play Me I’m Yours ’ pianos which can now be found all over the world. Ten years ago it was unclear if the movement would take off, but over the years it has become a raging success. Continue reading “Play Me I’m Yours – Ten Years On”
Luke Jerram has struck again! In the recent months Jerram has practically taken over piano news with his street pianos – on this digital piano news blog alone there have been a handful of posts revolving around the Play Me I’m Yours movement. The latest part of this exciting ongoing story is that a flock of fifteen new street pianos have been placed strategically around Canary Wharf in London as part of the (now world famous) project that was originally thought up in a launderette. Continue reading “Luke Jerram strikes again!!!”