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What’s the best piano for a beginner?

We’re always asked this question and usually the answer usually depends on these 3 main factors.

The most obvious of which are:

- What your budget is.
- How much space you have.

But in the digital age of pianos and keyboards the third factor to consider is how you actually want to learn - what do I mean by this?

Well, there are beginners keyboards and pianos that will work just like a traditional piano i.e. it makes a piano sound and not much else, and this is great if you are the type of person who can discipline yourself (or your child) to learn in the traditional way, using beginners books and sheet music etc. 

But there are also keyboards and pianos that use clever technology to actually teach you to play, and engage with you for example keys that light up and show you what note to play, or a big screen that displays music, or the ability to play along with an orchestra or band. You can buy ones that do a bit of both too.

So, let’s say you’re working with a budget of under £1000 for your first piano, and you want a piano or keyboard that will just play like a traditional piano. 

These have been our most popular models:

Yamaha NP32

Yamaha P45

Yamaha P115


And again working with a budget of under £1000 but you want a piano or keyboard that will be more engaging and perhaps a bit more exciting for a youngster.
These have been our most popular models:

Yamaha E353


Yamaha EW400

Yamaha DGX660



I hope that helps! - Please feel free to call us in the store (01295 266788) or email us questions and if you want to learn more about these models have a look on the main ePianos website, YouTube channel or on our Facebook page.

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