BUYING A PIANO

Vincitore's Hudson Valley Piano Center, Poughkeepsie
Local music store where you can purchase/rent pianos.

Faust & Harrison, White Plains
NY area’s largest piano dealer. Yamaha Pianos & other top brands. America's foremost Steinway Rebuilder. Vast selection.

OTHER OPTIONS

Amazon: For purchasing a digital piano. It should have 88 weighted keys, pedal, a bench and a music stand.  Get the bundle. Yamaha usually has a digital for every budget.

A word of advice when you see “free piano”- Just because someone is getting rid of a piano, doesn't mean it's for you! Go and play it, check the soundboard to make sure it is not warped. Best of all, have a piano technician or tuner go and look at it before you purchase.

Websites and Apps to help your student

Learn about composers! https://www.classicsforkids.com/teachers/activitysheets.php

Noterush App for Iphone or Android.

Metronome
A must to help a young musicians mark time and keep a steady beat by giving a regular tick sound at a selected rate.