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by Model V
10 Nov 2008, 13:25
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Help me spend 25k on a grand for my school
Replies: 45
Views: 21497

D.J.Smith wrote:you would have to go to the factory in Tallin to try them.
Flight booked.javascript:emoticon(':D')
by Model V
10 Nov 2008, 09:50
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Help me spend 25k on a grand for my school
Replies: 45
Views: 21497

Thanks for that reply. I'm absolutely sure your motives are aimed at getting me the best piano possible.

Let's keep the discussion going though as I've lots of time before I have to make a decision.

Thanks again.
by Model V
10 Nov 2008, 09:12
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Help me spend 25k on a grand for my school
Replies: 45
Views: 21497

Although I'm sure Piano Guy is right that the S6 is a great instrument, I suspect the school will want something German. Then go ahead, buy a Schimmel, have visiting pianists not know what the f*** it is and suffer the massive depreciation when you want to change for the Yamaha after all when you f...
by Model V
09 Nov 2008, 17:25
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Help me spend 25k on a grand for my school
Replies: 45
Views: 21497

...and a Yamaha will take more sustained punishment at less cost to rectify any wear and tear - always a consideration for a school instrument! Shouldn't be a consideration - we've a C3 in the hall, and that that gets the pounding. Although I'm sure Piano Guy is right that the S6 is a great instrum...
by Model V
09 Nov 2008, 12:56
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Help me spend 25k on a grand for my school
Replies: 45
Views: 21497

PianoGuy wrote:The *only* Steinway B substitute is a Yamaha S6.
Have you tried the recent Schimmels? I only ask because I rated them up there with the Steinway.
by Model V
09 Nov 2008, 12:03
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Help me spend 25k on a grand for my school
Replies: 45
Views: 21497

Help me spend 25k on a grand for my school

I work for a smallish independent school as director of music. We’re about to have a new music facility built which will include a large “classroom” doubling as a recital room which would seat around 80. I’ve impressed on the school that, as we’re building a swish new department, this is a golden op...