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30/06/2021
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Where To Position Your Piano: Everything You Need To Know!

Deciding where to place your piano is just as crucial as the kind of piano you buy. If your piano isn’t suited to the room it is found in, you won’t get the most enjoyable musical experience out of your instrument as possible… …We’re firm believers that every piano should leave you just as excited every time you play as the very first time you hear it. There is a piano out there for almost any room and it’s our job to help guide you towards the right place to... Read More

18/06/2021
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What does Straightstrung and Overstrung mean on an upright piano?

When it comes to upright pianos, particularly when looking at older models or for those who are looking to sell an old second hand piano, one of the first questions that any retailer will ask after the manufacturer is ‘Is the piano over or straight strung” or “Is it over or underdamped?”Following our guide to buying a second hand piano, we thought we’d explain some of the things to look out for when buying a piano. The ways in which the strings are laid in a piano may sound simple,... Read More

07/06/2021
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The Philosophy Of C.Bechstein Pianos

We believe a piano is so much more than just an instrument. For many, a piano is an enormous part of their life and for some, even a part of their identity. As such, it is crucial that for a true playing experience, you can find a brand that reflects your own ideologies and your own musical vision. In the first of our piano philosophy focus pieces, we are starting with the pinnacle of acoustic piano building, C.Bechstein. Today we are exploring not only the philosophy of this almighty brand,... Read More

13/05/2021

The BRITs 2021: A Great Night For Diversity, Inclusivity And Celebration Of Humanity

Anyone who watched the BRITs this Tuesday knows the story already, but for those who didn’t catch the event, or want a brief overview of the key highlights, we’ve collated our thoughts into a short article to digest the main themes of the evening so you’re up to date! Without further ado, let’s jump into why 2021 might possibly be one of the most iconic BRIT awards of all time! Firstly, let’s tackle the obvious elephant in the room, this is one of the first larger live events with a... Read More

29/04/2021

The Top Jazz Pianists of All Time

It’s no secret that we love jazz…and more importantly, we love the piano! That’s why today, in connection with International Jazz Day, we’re breaking down our list for some of our absolute favourite jazz pianists of all time. Before we kick off this list, to get you into the swinging jazz spirit, here’s a recent jazz piano performance that recently took place in our Cambridge showroom with jazz aficionado Robin Phillips! Now we’re in the spirit, let that sweet jazz piano play! Oscar Peterson First up we have the incredible... Read More

16/04/2021

Our Pocket Guide To Cambridge!

Being a local independent business, we’re all about helping our fellow retailers, cafes and restaurants out! We often get asked ‘where’s good?’ and luckily, Cambridge is full of some of the most bespoke and artisan food establishments in the country, so we thought we’d list just some of our favourites here. If you’re looking for great food to compliment your day out in Cambridge, look no further, we’re sure there’ll be something for you – Don’t forget to tell them that Millers Music sent you! You can’t go wrong with... Read More

07/04/2021

Our Showroom Reopening Plan!

Exciting times are afoot! For many retailers April 12th marks an incredibly special day, the day that they are able to fling open their doors once more and continue trading in a somewhat ‘pre-covid’ way. Today we wanted to outline our approach to reopening, how we’re tackling the modern market and why we are NOT opening our doors in the way you might expect. How Has The World Changed? Firstly, let’s set some background. We all know that the past year has been unique and that the world has changed... Read More

31/03/2021

World Piano Day: Millers Live Review

It’s no secret that we love pianos…We’ve been selling them for over 165 years after all! To celebrate this World Piano Day, we took things a step further than most and were dedicated to bringing some piano excitement into your home from our Cambridge Showroom. The day was jam packed with fun conversation, insightful expert knowledge and one of the best performances our Cambridge showroom has ever seen. Here’s our recollection of the day laced in with all of our favourite moments so you can catch up on anything you... Read More

25/03/2021

Why are there so few digital pianos available in 2021?

As we enter 2021, one trend that is becoming increasingly prevalent within the business world is the global demand and shortage for microchips. Now known as #Chipageddon, what does this mean for you, the customer and the digital piano industry as a whole? Ultimately this is a global issue and affects everything from phones, to cars to fridges (basically any electronic device) but when it comes to pianos, for those looking to purchase either a new digital piano, or upgrade their existing digital, many of you will have noticed that... Read More

24/03/2021

Piano Stories: Why The Nation Loves Piano

We love hearing about how the piano has inspired a lifetime of playing and fun. That is why we spent the past month, in connection with world piano day sharing our love for this incredible instrument. From up and down the country, they came to share their stories. Today we want to share them with you and share our love for the piano!  Amy Bradley – Volunteer And PHD Student Amy’s story really pulls at the heartstrings, after growing up in South Wales with an incredibly musical background, she has... Read More