2017 was our 20th year online!

Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 3 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments.
Over 100,000 members from around the world.
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Shop our online store for music lovers
SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
(ad)
Best of Piano Buyer
 Best of Piano Buyer
(ad)
Advanced Piano Tricks
Advanced Piano Tricks
(ad)
Pianoteq
Steinway Spiro Layering
(ad)
Wessell Nickel & Gross
PianoForAll
Who's Online Now
55 members (An Old Square, Baltguy, claburo, Cuberdon75, Bill McKaig,RPT, brdwyguy, Curt-S, clothearednincompo, 8 invisible), 742 guests, and 363 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Hop To
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 14
E
Junior Member
OP Offline
Junior Member
E
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 14
"Estelle" is a brand-new 190, and not only is she gorgeous, but a magnificent instrument. Thankfully, in our piano hunt we found Nick of Nick's Piano Showroom in Bonita Springs, Florida, who was so helpful in directing us to our perfect piano. My husband and I are both graduates of the Oberlin Conservatory (many moons ago) and moved to Florida from New Jersey permanently in 2008. We sold our Steinway before moving down here, and have been piano-less since. Nick was a God-send, and showed us how the piano was constructed and the differences between the Estonia and the other pianos we were considering. Thank you, Estonia Company, for being so particular and making such a wonderful instrument!

Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 4,536
K
4000 Post Club Member
Offline
4000 Post Club Member
K
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 4,536
Congratulations on your Estonia! I am sure you will love it!

Did you and your husband major in piano at Oberlin?


Keith D Kerman
PianoCraft
Rebuilding & Sales - vintage and used Steinway, Mason & Hamlin
New Steingraeber, Estonia, Baldwin
www.pianocraft.net
check out www.sitkadoc.com/ and www.vimeo.com/203188875
www.youtube.com/user/pianocraftchannel

keith@pianocraft.net 888-840-5460
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 4,125
4000 Post Club Member
Offline
4000 Post Club Member
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 4,125
smile Soon we'd like to see pictures in it's new home. wink


Sam Bennett
PianoWorks - Atlanta Piano Dealer
Bösendorfer, Estonia, Seiler, Grotrian, Hailun
Pre-Owned: Yamaha, Kawai, Steinway & other fine pianos
Full Restoration Shop
www.PianoWorks.com
www.youtube.com/PianoWorksAtlanta
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 5,861
W
5000 Post Club Member
Offline
5000 Post Club Member
W
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 5,861
Congrats and looking forward to the pictures!

But why did you sell the Steinway, was storage no option?


[Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image]
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 14
E
Junior Member
OP Offline
Junior Member
E
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 14
Yes, we were piano performance majors at Oberlin.

Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 14
E
Junior Member
OP Offline
Junior Member
E
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 14
The Steinway was not in good shape, and we really didn't enjoy playing it. Also, we did not think we would have room for it. Nick made a template of the Estonia for us, and we were indeed surprised to see that it did fit in our home.

Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 4,536
K
4000 Post Club Member
Offline
4000 Post Club Member
K
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 4,536
Originally Posted by Estelle Estonia
Yes, we were piano performance majors at Oberlin.


My business partner did his undergrad at Oberlin with Joseph Schwartz in the mid 80s. Did you know him?


Keith D Kerman
PianoCraft
Rebuilding & Sales - vintage and used Steinway, Mason & Hamlin
New Steingraeber, Estonia, Baldwin
www.pianocraft.net
check out www.sitkadoc.com/ and www.vimeo.com/203188875
www.youtube.com/user/pianocraftchannel

keith@pianocraft.net 888-840-5460
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 6,507
Founder - Owner - Host
6000 Post Club Member
Offline
Founder - Owner - Host
6000 Post Club Member
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 6,507
Congratulations on your new piano Estelle.
Yes, please post pictures when you can.

And if you decide to have a forums piano party, let me know. We're practically neighbors :-)



- Frank B.
Founder / Owner / Host
PianoWorld.com
www.PianoSupplies.com
Maple Street Music Shop
Find Us On:
Facebook.com/PianoWorldDotCom
www.youtube.com/PianoWorldDotCom
www.linkedin.com/in/pianoworld
Skype: PianoWorldDotCom
My Keyboards:
Estonia L-190, Yamaha P-80, Harpsichord (kit), Bilhorn Telescope Organ c 1880, 2 - Antique Pump Organs, 1850 concertina
-------------------------
It's Fun To Play the Piano ... PLEASE Pass It On!
Please invite every piano enthusiast you know to join our piano forums!


Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 14,693
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 14,693
Congratulations on a fine piano!

Pictures?

Rick


Piano enthusiast and amateur musician: "Treat others the way you would like to be treated". Yamaha C7. YouTube Channel
Joined: Jul 2001
Posts: 15,619
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
Joined: Jul 2001
Posts: 15,619
Congratulations on your new piano Estelle.
Nice when it becomes the choice among professional type pianists.
Enjoy!

Norbert smile


www.heritagepianos.com
Greater Vancouver B.C. piano dealers for : Estonia, Brodmann, Ritmuller
604-951-8642
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 14
E
Junior Member
OP Offline
Junior Member
E
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 14
Originally Posted by Keith D Kerman
Originally Posted by Estelle Estonia
Yes, we were piano performance majors at Oberlin.


My business partner did his undergrad at Oberlin with Joseph Schwartz in the mid 80s. Did you know him?


Not only do I know Joe, I studied with him! I graduated in 1970, however, so we couldn't not have been there at the same time. I adore Joe Schwartz.

Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 14
E
Junior Member
OP Offline
Junior Member
E
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 14
Originally Posted by Piano World
Congratulations on your new piano Estelle.
Yes, please post pictures when you can.

And if you decide to have a forums piano party, let me know. We're practically neighbors :-)



If I ever figure out how to post a picture, I will! Would love a piano party!

Joined: May 2001
Posts: 6,507
Founder - Owner - Host
6000 Post Club Member
Offline
Founder - Owner - Host
6000 Post Club Member
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 6,507
Originally Posted by Estelle Estonia
Originally Posted by Piano World
Congratulations on your new piano Estelle.
Yes, please post pictures when you can.

And if you decide to have a forums piano party, let me know. We're practically neighbors :-)



If I ever figure out how to post a picture, I will! Would love a piano party!


How to post pictures...
http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/Forum/1/topic/007839/

Or, you can email them to me and I can upload and post in your thread webmaster@pianoworld.com

If you do decide to have a piano party, count us in.
Kathy sings, I play (old) rock n' roll, standards, blues, a little ragtime and even less jazz :-)

Piano parties are great fun and a wonderful opportunity for forums members to meet in person.

Some past parties, tours, cruises, etc. can be viewed in this area...
http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/forums/21/1/



- Frank B.
Founder / Owner / Host
PianoWorld.com
www.PianoSupplies.com
Maple Street Music Shop
Find Us On:
Facebook.com/PianoWorldDotCom
www.youtube.com/PianoWorldDotCom
www.linkedin.com/in/pianoworld
Skype: PianoWorldDotCom
My Keyboards:
Estonia L-190, Yamaha P-80, Harpsichord (kit), Bilhorn Telescope Organ c 1880, 2 - Antique Pump Organs, 1850 concertina
-------------------------
It's Fun To Play the Piano ... PLEASE Pass It On!
Please invite every piano enthusiast you know to join our piano forums!


Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,528
P
1000 Post Club Member
Offline
1000 Post Club Member
P
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,528
Very nice! Congrats. The Estonia 190 is on my radar of pianos to try out. I owe Sam down at Piano Works a visit soon.


Kawai MP7SE w/ GFP-3
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 4,536
K
4000 Post Club Member
Offline
4000 Post Club Member
K
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 4,536
Originally Posted by Estelle Estonia
Originally Posted by Keith D Kerman
Originally Posted by Estelle Estonia
Yes, we were piano performance majors at Oberlin.


My business partner did his undergrad at Oberlin with Joseph Schwartz in the mid 80s. Did you know him?


Not only do I know Joe, I studied with him! I graduated in 1970, however, so we couldn't not have been there at the same time. I adore Joe Schwartz.


That is really cool. Small world, huh. He lives in Florida now also.


Keith D Kerman
PianoCraft
Rebuilding & Sales - vintage and used Steinway, Mason & Hamlin
New Steingraeber, Estonia, Baldwin
www.pianocraft.net
check out www.sitkadoc.com/ and www.vimeo.com/203188875
www.youtube.com/user/pianocraftchannel

keith@pianocraft.net 888-840-5460
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 12,718
Platinum Subscriber
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
Offline
Platinum Subscriber
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 12,718
Congratulations on your piano. Nick is good people!


Rich Galassini
Cunningham Piano Company
Visit one of our four locations
(215) 991-0834 direct
rich@cunninghampiano.com
Learn more about the Matchless Cunningham
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 1,055
1000 Post Club Member
Offline
1000 Post Club Member
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 1,055
Congratulations, and best wishes for many years of musical enjoyment!


Russell I. Kassman
Technician -Consultant

FORMER/Semi-Retired: USA Rep.for C.Bechstein & Sauter; Founder/owner R. KASSMAN Piano; Consultant - GUANGZHOU Pearl River Piano Co.

russell@rkassman.com
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 6,507
Founder - Owner - Host
6000 Post Club Member
Offline
Founder - Owner - Host
6000 Post Club Member
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 6,507
The new Estonia Grand Piano...

[Linked Image]

Posted for Estelle Estonia

Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 4,125
4000 Post Club Member
Offline
4000 Post Club Member
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 4,125
Oooh. Aahh. Mmmm, Hidden Beauty!


Sam Bennett
PianoWorks - Atlanta Piano Dealer
Bösendorfer, Estonia, Seiler, Grotrian, Hailun
Pre-Owned: Yamaha, Kawai, Steinway & other fine pianos
Full Restoration Shop
www.PianoWorks.com
www.youtube.com/PianoWorksAtlanta
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 25
S
Full Member
Offline
Full Member
S
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 25
Lovely! Congratulations!


Avid musician & writer.
Lover of all things piano.

1970 Kawai KG-3
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Moderated by  Ken Knapp, Piano World 

Link Copied to Clipboard
(ad)
Faust Harrison Pianos
Faust Harrison 100+ Steinway pianos
(ad)
PianoDisc

PianoDisc
(ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Mason & Hamlin Pianos
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Broader
by Animisha - 01/27/22 04:50 AM
So I bought a Korg B2 and it's
by OU812 - 01/27/22 04:41 AM
Solo piano 2008 recording
by An Old Square - 01/26/22 08:23 PM
Selling my piano after having depreciated it.
by graycat89 - 01/26/22 04:20 PM
Piano Concerto's - 2 Questions
by brdwyguy - 01/26/22 04:09 PM
Download Sheet Music
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Forum Statistics
Forums42
Topics211,375
Posts3,164,335
Members104,174
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
Please Support Our Advertisers

Faust Harrison 100+ Steinways

Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver

 Best of Piano Buyer

PianoTeq Bechstein
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads



 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | MapleStreetMusicShop.com - Our store in Cornish Maine


© copyright 1997 - 2022 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5