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Tips for Buying 
Your First Musical Instrument!

Here are the instruments that we recommend, seperated by budget!

Each student is unique, and your teacher might recommend a specific instrument for you. Make sure to double check with your teacher before you buy an instrument.

Some tips:

The easiest way to buy an instrument is through

- You can buy an instrument in person at "Long & Mcquade Music Shop" located  at 1801 Walker Rd. 


Most important things to look for:

1. Weighted or Semi-Weighted Keys

2. Minimum 61 Keys

$300 Range

Alesis Recital 88 Semi-Weighted Key Piano

$600 Range

Alesis Grand Recital 88 Weighted Key

$1000 Range

Yamaha Full Size Keyboard (What we use at the Studio)

Other Brands that are Acceptable:

(If you are considering buying a piano that is not a brand listed below. Consult with your teacher FIRST!

Casio, Alesis, Yamaha, Roland, Korg, Kawai

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