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What's the difference between piano styles? 

What kind of piano is best? Acoustic or digital? Upright or grand?


Feeling confused or overwhelmed with options? Don't worry.

We're here to help.

Here at Colton Piano Gallery, we believe there's a piano for everyone. We know learning about pianos can, at times, seem overwhelming, so we created this guide to help you learn more about the different types of pianos. Better understanding the differences in pianos can help you determine what kind of piano is best for your home.

Use this guide to begin your journey to finding the best piano for you. 

Piano Styles

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Upright Pianos

Upright pianos utilize hammers, weighted keys, and a soundboard just like grand pianos. They're designed to fit in a more convenient shape for most living spaces.


Grand Pianos

Grand pianos are the ultimate in sound and playability. Designed to fill a room or concert hall with sound, they require more space but the results are well worth it.


Digital Pianos

Digital pianos feature weighted keys, lifelike sound, and a high quality playing experience. They're space saving and piano teacher approved.

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