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COLTON PIANO GALLERY

2858 STEVENS CREEK BLVD

SUITE 101

SAN JOSE, CA 95128

408-986-9900

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BUYING TIPS

There are so many questions that come with buying a piano, from learning the different types of pianos to finding the best piano for your budget, our expert staff is here to give you all the information you're looking for. Need to know what determines whether a piano is considered a baby grand piano? What are weighted keys? What's a digital piano? We know finding the best piano is a process, and we're here to help you learn what's best for you. 

How will you use your piano?

There are so many ways to use a piano, sometimes it's helpful to think about your primary goals. While some of these may cross over each other, it can help us help you to find the right solution for your needs. 

Entertainment

You enjoy playing for friends or family, yourself, and to relax in your free time.

Rehearsal

You are a more advanced player, rehearsing for performances or recitals.

Education

You're learning the enjoyment of piano and are a beginner or intermediate.

Technology

You love exploring new sounds, layering instruments, experimenting.

NEW OR PRE-OWNED?

One of the most common  considerations for those buying a piano is, "Do I buy new or used?" While only you can answer this question, we can help guide you in the right direction. We carry a wide variety of new acoustic and digital pianos designed to fit in most budgets. We also have a selection of pre-owned pianos available, which can help accommodate your needs, and can sometimes afford buyers an opportunity to own a great instrument. Contact us today for more info.

What factors are most important to you?

When buying for a piano, whether it be your first time or you've owned several, determining what factors are most important in your decision making process will help us set you on the right path for a successful purchase. These will all play a part in your purchase decision to be certain, though some will be greater factors than others.

Budget

You need cost effective quality options for your home, school, or house of worship.

Space

You have limited space to fit a piano, or a large space in need of a piano to match.

Style

You want to make a statement, something that draws you in and is visually stunning.

Features

You want connectivity, add ons, and all the bells and whistles on a high quality instrument. 

MORE INFORMATION

Want to learn more about the differences between types of pianos? Visit our  Piano Styles page to learn more about each of the 3 kinds of pianos you can find at Colton Piano Gallery: Grand Pianos, Upright Pianos, and Digital Pianos