Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums Over 2.9 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!
I'm not even sure if I can ask this on this forum BUT has anyone in the Vancouver. BC bought a Kawai or SK from Loewen in Richmond in the last couple of years. And if so what is the after sales support like? I'm very much considering a GX3 or Sk2 from them but it would be my first piano over $5k and my first acoustic so I want to get it right, and the process be smooth.
Current Setup: CLP-380, Ivory II, Logic Pro X, OSX 10.8.5 , AKAI EIE Pro, Genelec Monitors.
While waiting for a response to your question, you can listen to a presentation of the Shigeru Kawai SK2 from another Canadian dealer at the other side of the country, that I remeber I watched a few years back.
Interesting comment about demographics of an SK2 buyer was a person from late 30s to early 50s.
I have not purchased a piano from them, of course, but I have worked with them quite a bit in recent years. Loewen is a very high quality dealership, and from my experience they take very good care of their customers! We rarely hear complaints from people who bought a piano from Loewen, as the store seems to prep their pianos and do great follow-up service.
The day I visited Loewen I tried a two k300 .The one seemed in tune and tone and touch were fine. The other K300 buzzed madly when I played the low Bflat ,otherwise it a seemed a better piano. I asked the sales person what was wrong .He called a tuner over and told him to tune the note .The only ones who could hear the buzzing was my husband and myself . I tried the K500 which like the other k300 was fine . The used BÃ¶sendorfer grand in the store lacked clarity of tone ? Perhaps it needed voicing ?I did know .Not wanting a grand I did not ask about it .Since I had never played a BÃ¶sendorfer I was curious ,but dissapointed . I do not know what it was with those two pianos or if it says something about dealer service ?
Last edited by Lady Bird; 02/26/1906:47 PM. Reason: Missing word
Hand Sanitizer for Musicians Musician's Hand Sanitizer
available in our online store (and our Maple Street Music shop in Cornish Maine). Antibacterial, 62% ethyl alcohol.
Tons more music related products in our online store!