The process of replacing your grand piano bench is easy if you take into account several factors before your purchase. It is imperative that you have the proper knowledge regarding the purpose of these benches as well as the different brands and models, including the materials used in the construction and the price ranges for each bench. Before making the final decision regarding the unit to purchase, consider mainly how it will be used and how suitable is it for your needs. Acoustic, digital grand and baby grand pianos all have relatively the same keyboard height; therefore grand piano bench models will function properly for all of them. Your choice should also consider how often the piano bench will be used and where it will be used, whether for home, institutional or school setting.
The most preferred bench by many musicians and one of the most popular styled benches is the adjustable model. This bench can be variably adjusted according to the height of the player and to the proper sitting position at the grand piano improving the player’s technique and increasing overall comfort. Adjustable benches also have fully padded seats made from covering materials such as leather or vinyl. The deluxe models have a music storage space found underneath the seat. This compartment is concealed to allow out-of-sight storage so that the benches can be considered an acceptable part of the overall appearance of the room.
Leather-padded benches are the ones most often preferred by musicians because they offer ultimate comfort aside from being attractive-looking and longer-lasting. The leather adjustable grand piano benches are ideal for use by beginners and professionals alike, who like comfort while playing but demand a bench that is functional and elegant for use as an interior décor piece. The duet piano bench is another traditional or standard model that is originally supplied together with the purchase of many grand and baby grand pianos. Well-known features include an extra long seat that is roomy for any player as well as storage for music sheets and books beneath the hinged top.
The duet piano bench is used ideally at home and it is also utilized by many institutions because of its rigid construction such as those made with wood materials. Not only is the bench available with a finished wood top, it is also available in padded materials such as leather and vinyl. There is an assortment of designs, the leg styles available to fit the existing furniture patterns in addition to a host of colors available, enabling a close match to many colors found in the room.
The double piano bench is easily the favorite of many mentors and performers as it allows two players to sit comfortably at one piano. It has a lot of advantages, such as enabling instructors to teach their students comfortably and accompany their pupils properly. A teacher can demonstrate good technical practices carefully as the students can easily observe while seated beside them. The seat can be independently adjusted according to the height of the persons seated on them and to the correct position in relation to his/her build and height.