Celebrating 25 Years in Business   Home  |  Pianos  |  Comments  |  Feedback  
Home of the Fandrich Vertical Action that plays like a grand.

Every piano should be a joy to play for pianists of every skill level, but particularly for beginners.

A sure way to inspire the beginning player is to provide an instrument that is fun and rewarding to play. Having to struggle with a non-responsive action and unpleasant tone quickly dampens a beginner's enthusiasm, because the best efforts never seem musical.

It is natural to assume that a new piano of reputable make will be musical. In reality only the finest and most expensive pianos, mostly German and top-of-the-line Japanese, have well developed tonal designs and are actually completed at the factory to the extent that they can be played musically. Nonetheless, most less costly pianos are represented as having a great tone, a responsive action, etc., because less than 5% of piano sales involve experienced pianists who know a musical piano when they play one.

Most of the piano market consists of people who don't play much, if at all, buying for someone else, such as a child. They usually end up purchasing a piano that looks good, has a recognizable brand name and is bargain priced. The most common result is that the player, often a child, soon tires of the instrument, not realizing that their loss of enthusiasm is due to a poorly prepared and maintained piano that is not rewarding for anyone to play or listen to.

We at Fandrich & Sons love the piano and are committed to building moderately priced pianos that are musically comparable to the world's finest and most expensive instruments.

We promise that every piano we sell will be a joy to play.
Regarding the Model 185:

"Thank you for allowing me to use your Fandrich & Sons piano on my latest Jazz Trio CD recording. Your piano has everything a classically trained artist would want: a quick and fluid action; beautiful, singing tone, yet powerfully bold when called upon. The action doesn't control me - I control it. It's heaby enough to respond but light enought that you can execute. It plays itself! You're getting the sweet part of each tone at all volume levels, like the piano is an extension of my brain. To this point it is one of the finest pianos I have ever played. Thanks for all your hard work!"

-- Jim Martinez
Sacramento, CA. www.jimmartinez.com