C. Bechstein Classic 124 Upright Piano (R124) – Demo & Review by Merriam Pianos

Bechstein 124

 Introduction The C. Bechstein Classic 124 upright piano is being reviewed by Merriam’s own Stu Harrison. This piano is an absolute favorite upright in the Oakville showroom right now. We are going to be covering what makes this piano such an exquisite musical instrument and why so many have an excellent overall impression of […]

Kawai Novus NV10 Hybrid Digital Piano Review & Demo by Merriam Pianos

NV10-Touchscreen-Display

 Introduction Welcome to another piano review, Stu Harrison is taking a fresh look at the Kawai Novus NV10 Piano – one of the piano industry’s most ambitious examples yet of a manufacturer successfully simulating an acoustic grand piano experience with a hybrid piano. We’ll be taking at the Millennium III Hybrid action with its […]

Roland RP-501R Digital Piano Demo & Review by Merriam Pianos 

Roland RP501

 Introduction In the above video, Stu Harrison of Merriam Pianos reviews the Roland RP501R digital piano, a fantastic all-around digital piano that’s going to suit a really wide range of users, and brings enough authenticity that it could very well be the affordable family piano you’ve been looking for. It’s Bluetooth-enabled, it comes in […]

Kawai CA78 Digital Piano Review & Demo by Merriam Pianos

CA78 Polished Ebony

Introduction Stu Harrison of Merriam Pianos examines Kawai’s award-winning CA78 Digital Piano, a relatively new entrant to the home digital market, and one aiming for the higher-end of the buying public. Aside from its impressive technical specs and inspired collaboration with a hi-fi stereo company, the CA78 is also an exquisite piano to just sit […]

Steinway B: Review of the Steinway Model B Classic Grand Piano by Merriam Music

Steinway Sound

 Introduction The Steinway Model B grand piano, sometimes referred to as “the perfect piano” is Steinway & Son’s 7′ class grand piano that has influenced piano design for more than a century, and been a musical favorite of concert pianists for nearly as long. It is considered one of the top 10 7′ grand […]

Roland FP-30 Digital Piano Demo & Review | Merriam Pianos

Roland FP 30 Digital Piano - Black

 Introduction The anticipated Roland FP-30 portable 88-note digital piano is finally being reviewed by Merriam Pianos own Stu Harrison. The FP-30 digital piano is the perfect piano for players who don’t have the space or budget for a full-sized instrument. The FP-30 is ideal for boasts a huge number of modern features normally found […]

Roland FP-10 Digital Piano Demo & Review – The best digital piano for under $750 on the market?

Roland FP-10

Introduction The Roland FP-10 Digital Piano is the latest model in Roland’s FP series of digitals. The FP-10 is an affordable light weight entry-level portable digital piano featuring many of Roland’s famous piano features normally found on high-end models. The Roland FP10 is a digital piano that delivers the PHA-4 keyboard hammer action, a nice […]

Kawai K-500 Upright Piano Review & Demo by Merriam Pianos

Kawai K500

 Introduction The Kawai K500 Upright Piano is a professional 51″ acoustic piano that is a part of the K-series of Upright Pianos, and one of the most popular models of new pianos from Kawai generally – eclipsed in sales only by the Kawai K300. Although there are several similarities between the two, the K500 […]

The Complete Guide to Music Key Signatures

key signature

What is a Key Signature? Have you ever noticed that at the beginning of some pieces of music, there is often a group of sharps or flats before the music even starts like this? This is an example of a key signature. A key signature is a symbol at the beginning of a song that […]

Top 100+ Easy Karaoke Songs & Sing-Alongs for Guys, Girls, & Duets

Easy Karaoke Songs

Never is the phrase “Know the room” more relevant than when singing karaoke.  If it’s Saturday night and it’s party time at the bar, it’s probably not the best time to break out with “Everybody Hurts” or “With or Without You.”  At a small social gathering with some work friends?  You may think twice before […]