David Blake Cooper, 1927-2016

David Cooper passed away Monday January 11, 2016 of natural causes at age 88. He is survived by his wife of 65 years Jean Alice Cooper and his sons, David Cosby Cooper, Milford Blake Cooper and daughter Isobel Jolie Cooper. Born March 13th 1927, David started working in the family music business when he was … Continued

When Is The Best Time To Buy A Yamaha Piano?

It is very common for my customers to ask me when the best time is to buy a used Yamaha piano. My answer is any time is the best time. However, as with any huge purchase, it is imperative that you conduct as much research as possible to ensure that you buy a reliable used … Continued

How Learning To Play the Piano Increases A Child’s Self-Esteem

New customers often ask if it is a great idea to let their young children take piano lessons, as they are not exactly sure what the benefits of playing piano are. My answer to them is always the same, and that is, parents should allow their children to be involved in music lessons, especially the … Continued

Extending The Life Of Your Piano

Pianos are life-long musical instruments that are often passed down from one generation to another. For this reason, many piano owners are extremely cautious when it comes to taking care of their precious musical instrument. Here-after follows a number of important things that can effectively be used to extend your musical instrument’s life without having … Continued

4 Tips To Maintaining Quality Piano Care

With the right treatment, a fine piano is an investment that can stay in your family for generations. Pianos are built to last, and to be passed down when the time comes.

The Amazing Art Of Playing Piano

What makes playing piano an art is in the name itself. Piano is actually short for pianoforte—soft and loud. The piano was the first keyboard instrument since the pipe organ that gave the performer complete control over the dynamics of the instrument’s sound. A system of springs controlled the action of hammers hitting the strings. … Continued

The Healing Power Of Piano Music

Music is a universal language powerful enough to rally armies and unite countries, yet gentle enough to soothe a baby and heal a broken heart. Music makes celebrations and parties infinitely much more enjoyable, and acts therapeutically for people with emotional and physical problems. Piano music in particular has a special ability to deliver healing … Continued