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Top 7 Piano Stores in the Greater Boston Area
Published on: July 30, 2021

Top 7 Piano Stores in the Greater Boston Area by Stephen N. Reed If you are in the market for a piano, you will want to review your best options before making your final decision. Buying a piano is a major purchase and one that can last for decades. Being … Read More »


Four questions to ask before accepting a free piano
Published on: July 23, 2021

Four questions to ask before accepting a free piano by Stephen N. Reed Free pianos have been gifted to many friends and family members over the years, often when the owner of the piano is moving or has passed away. While the offer of a free piano is often intended … Read More »


Is a new Steinway a good investment?
Published on: July 21, 2021

Is a new Steinway a good investment? by Stephen N. Reed Audiences enjoying a pianist’s performance at the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood, or a Billy Joel concert can all attest to the experience of encountering a Steinway.  So, too, can movie viewers who watch a classic Steinway grand with an … Read More »


Can you finance a Steinway piano?
Published on: July 15, 2021

Can you finance a Steinway piano? by Stephen N. Reed Many people would love to own a Steinway piano.  However, the price of one can seem out of reach for many. Even those who can afford a Steinway may wish to have their money working for them, not placed all … Read More »


Are any of these Top 5 Steinway piano myths true?
Published on: July 09, 2021

Are any of these Top 5 Steinway piano myths true? by Stephen N. Reed Say the name “Steinway” and images of beautiful, resonant pianos fill the imagination. Much of this imagery is due to solid facts regarding the exceptional craftsmanship and design that has been the trademark of Steinway & … Read More »


Can you wrap a piano?
Published on: July 09, 2021

Can you wrap a piano? YES! by Stephen N. Reed A Modern Decorative Art Wrapping is a decorative art come of age. You may have seen company cars wrapped in the smooth vinyl that peels without difficulty, helping to advertise products, services, or a special event coming up. Wrapping is … Read More »


Why are Steinway pianos so expensive?
Published on: July 08, 2021

Why are Steinway pianos so expensive? Legendary craftsmanship and materials play a role by Stephen N. Reed Even those who have not investigated purchasing a Steinway piano before can sense that it is going to be an expensive proposition. Even so, those unfamiliar with new piano prices for premium brands … Read More »


Could the Steinway Spirio Ever Become Obsolete?
Published on: July 01, 2021

Could the Steinway Spirio Ever Become Obsolete? by Stephen N. Reed Spirio, the first self-playing piano that measured up to Steinway’s exacting standards, rolled out in 2016.  The Wall Street Journal captured some of its essence well: “An uncannily accurate method of recording key strikes (with more than 1,000 velocity … Read More »


Is the Essex a good piano?
Published on: July 01, 2021

Is the Essex a Good Piano? by Stephen N. Reed Ready to take a deep dive into Steinway & Sons’ Essex line of pianos? At M. Steinert & Sons, we’ve been selling Essex pianos since they were introduced by Steinway & Sons. Along with the Boston line, Essex pianos were … Read More »


What a piano teacher wants you to know when choosing your instrument
Published on: June 24, 2021

(Note:  M. Steinert & Sons asked veteran piano teacher Elizabeth Reed to put pen to paper regarding the kind of piano she would recommend to the families of her students. ) What a piano teacher wants you to know when choosing your instrument by Elizabeth Reed As a teacher, I … Read More »


New vs. Used Steinway: Which is the Better Value for Me?
Published on: June 22, 2021

New vs. Used Steinway: Which is the Better Value for Me? by Stephen N. Reed Veteran piano consultants at M. Steinert & Sons have seen too many potential customers ripped off by irresponsible used piano dealers who offered non-certified, used Steinways. Told that the used pianos were from a “Golden … Read More »


Which is Better: the Hamburg or New York Steinway?
Published on: June 19, 2021

Which is Better: the Hamburg or New York Steinway? By Stephen N. Reed A Tale of Two Factories The Hamburg Steinway, built in the Northern German city of Hamburg, has an intriguing history. Whereas the New York Steinway factory opened in 1854, Hamburg Steinways began being built in 1880. The … Read More »


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