The word piano brings memories that will send you into a nostalgic mood all of a sudden. When you remember all those instances when you got into an argument with your mom about piano lessons, you cringe slightly as you feel a bit embarrassed. Back in the day, learning to play the piano perfectly was no easy fit. You find yourself calculating the hours you’d lose when you didn’t get the chance to go out and play with your friends. The more you think about it is, the more it makes sense why your mother was so bent on making you learn the piano. Now that you are all grown up and wiser than you were back then, there is nothing you want more than to have your children learn to play it.
Guide to buying a piano
Before you set out to buy this wonderful gift for them and maybe yourself too, you need to know what is involved for you to land on the best piano there is;
- Since it is going to be in your house for the longest time, ensure it matches the color and decor in your living room. It is going to be a close companion to your kids until they grow up and leave for their houses, so you have to make them feel like the piano is another member of the family.
- Try out the keyboard and see if it produces music that is friendly to all your ears. Be careful not to buy a piano whose keyboard is a bit rusty.
- Set aside a considerable amount of money as quality pianos are said to be very expensive. In the long run, when each of your children is playing it so perfectly at their recital, you will come to realize that it was worth every penny.
- Your insurance package. Some insurance packages offer to cover the piano in case it is stolen or broken. This means in the case of any of these gross mishaps were to catch up with it, you would not have to spend a single dime. Instead, a new piano will be given to your family to cover the broken or stolen one.
Beauty of having a piano in the house
The house may get a bit too lonely and quiet at some point especially when the kids are out camping or visiting their grandparents, and it’s just you and your spouse, the piano can be quite a lovely companion to have in the house.
It offers the perfect opportunity for your children to practice from the warmth and comfort of their home. You know what they say, practice makes perfect. Your kids will make good grades in music class because of this perfect and rare opportunity to bring out what is buried deep within them.
Music to your ears
The piano is one of the most ancient musical instruments and has been used in the production of the most popular tunes of all time such as ‘amazing grace’ Once you know how to read the musical notes on the sheet of paper, bringing them to life using the piano will not be much of a hustle.