Posts by Olivia Groves.

How to Find the Serial Number On Any Piano (with Pictures)

Olivia Groves

Posted: Oct 7, 2017 | Updated: Sep 4, 2018

To help you begin the process of determining the value of your piano, we share our visual diagrams for finding the serial number on your upright or grand piano.

How to Decorate Around Your Piano

Olivia Groves

Posted: Sep 19, 2017 | Updated: Sep 4, 2018

We had fun compiling picture examples of how we recommend decorating around your piano in your home. There are several key do's and don'ts. Read more!

The Evolution Of The Modern Piano (Facts, Photos and Timeline)

Olivia Groves

Posted: Aug 30, 2017

In our extensive online guide to the invention and evolution of today's modern piano, we take a chronological survey of the instrument's creators, predecessors, features and functions dating back to nearly 3,000 B.C. 

The 10 Best Metronome Apps For iOS and Android

Olivia Groves

Posted: Jul 6, 2017

The metronome is an age-old tool for musicians to perfect their timing and rhythm when learning a new piece of music. As a violinist myself, I'm always looking for new apps to help during practice. Adapting to today's technology, many metronome apps are available with added features and functionalities. I've listed some of the best metronome apps. Check them out!

The Best Piano Apps for iPad (2017 List)

Olivia Groves

Posted: Jun 23, 2017

Whether you’re a piano teacher looking for classroom resources or just a curious iPad user looking to play the virtual piano, there are a variety of different iPad apps for piano depending on what you’re trying to accomplish. We've listed several iPad piano apps by category for you to try!

How To Select The Perfect Grand Piano For Your Home

Olivia Groves

Posted: Apr 13, 2017

Regardless of your level of proficiency or particular piano brand allegiance, deciding to purchase a grand piano for your home is a big decision. With many brands and styles on the market, it is important to start the search for the perfect fit piano for your home with certain criteria in mind.

4 Myths About Steinway Piano You May Not Know

Olivia Groves

Posted: Apr 13, 2017

As a premier piano brand, Steinway pianos are highly valued and maintained by their owners. Yet, there are many misled assumptions made about Steinway pianos, their value and their care. That is why a large part of our job at Lindeblad Piano Restoration is educating our customers on what should and should not be a consideration when evaluating restoration or service for your Steinway.

Here are several Steinway myths and misconceptions we hear a lot from customers inquiring about restoration and service.

30 Of The Best All Time Quotes For Piano Lovers

Olivia Groves

Posted: Mar 26, 2017

Whether you’ve spent hours practicing for a concert performance or simply enjoy countless replays of Debussy’s greatest works, all piano lovers share an appreciation for the beautiful instrument. 

At Lindeblad Piano Restoration, our company story began four generations ago with a simple ambition to tune and repair pianos driven by a love for music. We’ve compiled some of our favorite quotes that highlight the various aspects of a piano lover’s enjoyment of the stringed instrument.