If you're looking for a piano for your home and don't know where to start?  You don't want to miss this video. I am a piano consultant working with the Houston Piano Company.  Houston Piano Company holds the largest inventory of both new and used pianos in the Houston market along with a stellar reputation of providing a quality, full-service Continue Reading

What are the Differences Between Performance & Consumer Graded Pianos?

Many people are surprised to learn that some grand pianos can cost as much as a supercar.  With some performance grand pianos costing as much as $150,000, there is a world of difference between these works of sophistry and your living room upright piano. There are numerous piano brands and models, but the gaps in price, prestige, and performance are Continue Reading

The Power of Music – Sound of Success

In the new year of 2018, let's plan to have music empower our day, no matter what styles, types or genres they all can affect the need for a successful mindset and attitude. Music is universal human language. Apparently, humans made music before they could learn to speak to each other. This is not far-fetched considering birds and other animals make Continue Reading

Romantic Era in Music (1780-1910) and Iconic Composers

The romantic era in music is generally taken as being the better half of the 19th century. This is the period that the composers express themselves more with artistic, philosophical and literary themes. This period also saw the expansion of orchestra sizes as well as the deployment of a wider variety of musical instruments. Musical performances also became more widespread Continue Reading

Why is Music Education Important for Youngsters?

The effect of music on the human mind is undisputed and has been documented from time immemorial. Scientists say the human psyche is hardwired to appreciate music. They have documented the different effects that music can have on the heartbeat, pulse and blood pressure. There is music in every aspect of human life; birthday parties, church, movie theaters, military parades, Continue Reading

How to Move Your Piano Safely

Holiday is here, and for sure many of the families would love to have a piano before the Christmas.  For those who are intending to move a piano themselves, the saying “Pianos are difficult to move to another house” is soon realized.   Because pianos are incredibly heavy and bulky. The piano is also one of the most complicated pieces of Continue Reading

China’s piano music summary

Although historically the piano has been associated with Europe and the west, it has become a leading musical instrument in China over the years. Pianos were initially destroyed as being part of a symbol of the capitalists. But today, an estimated 40 million children are learning to play the piano in China motivated by the success of pianists, Lang Lang Continue Reading

6 Practical Piano Tips to Improve Your Play Quickly

The holidays are just around the corner and what is your new year revolution for piano practice?  Do you feel like your piano skills have stagnated no matter how long you practice? Indeed, there are many piano players who become frustrated by the seeming lack of progress. While practicing plays a big part in becoming a good piano player, there Continue Reading

How music impacts our lives

Music is an integral and powerful tool in our day to day lives.  Although we rarely acknowledge the impacts it has in our lives, it has the power to communicate, change moods, and give perspective. It has the power to bring people closer together as well as bridging gaps between conflicted people.  Music has become part of our lives in Continue Reading

How and Where to Sell Your Piano

As a prized possession with an emotional attachment, a piano is a tricky item to sell. You watched your children learn Bach on it, you played it for calm in troubled times and you entertained guests on it. How much do you value an item like this?  Many people wanting to sell a piano will keep postponing it and leave Continue Reading