Playing Piano Sitting Or Standing Up? (Myths vs. Reality)

Playing Piano Sitting Or Standing Up? (Myths vs. Reality)

After researching our clients’ and readers’ needs and questions, we discovered that doubts still exist about playing the piano sitting or standing up. Some players wonder about the possibility of playing the piano while simply standing in front of it, as we may have seen during live performances and in movies. So, is it a […]

Piano Benches for Children: What You Need to Know

Piano Benches for Children: What You Need to Know

Piano benches for children tend to have their own characteristics and challenges that set them apart. While a young player may use a regular, non-adjustable piano bench for her practice, the risk of developing bad posture and causing more severe issues in the long term is significant. Here, the importance of finding the right piano […]

Top 5 Tips for Amateur Pianists – Part 2

Top 5 Tips for Amateur Pianists - Part 2

In this article, we are bringing you part 2 of our “Top Tips for Amateur Pianists” series, with which our goal is to provide practical, easy-to-implement recommendations that will benefit your practice. These tips will come especially handy if you are practicing the piano on your own or starting your studies, going through the first […]

How to Start a Piano Practice with Good Foundations

How to Start a Piano Practice with Good Foundations

The foundations of our piano practice will have a role in the direction of our progress and how fast we move towards our goals. It is difficult to see and feel improvement when our foundations are shaky; that is, when we don’t adopt a few healthy basics before we move on to a more advanced, […]

Top 5 Tips for Amateur Pianists: Part 1

With so many tips for amateur pianists out there, available to us and ready to try, you can boost your practice up to new levels.

With so many tips for amateur pianists out there, available to us and ready to try, you can boost your practice up to new levels. Even if you are only dedicating a few hours a week to practicing playing the piano, implementing the right tools and recommendations can bring major advantages to your overall piano […]

Understanding the Stability and Durability of a Piano Bench

Understanding the Stability and Durability of a Piano Bench

Stability and durability are major factors when choosing a piano bench. Context is important though; what is good for a teaching setting may not be equally as good for practicing and playing at home. Multiple elements come into play in evaluating the stability and durability of a piano bench, and we must consider them all […]

Choosing Between Wood and Metal Piano Benches

Choosing Between Wood and Metal Piano Benches

During the buying process, many customers debate between wood and metal piano benches. Which is better? Which material provides the best experience? What about durability? And price? All of these are very valid questions and at Hidrau, we are determined to help answer them. When browsing, either online or at a store, you will find […]

Hidrau in the Spotlight in À Punt’s Latest News Story

Our friends from À Punt, one of the main media networks in Valencia, visited us in our Hidrau factory in Algemesí to learn more about our design and manufacturing process. À Punt, the main sponsors of the MIA 2022 awards, where we won the award for the best International Marketing strategy, decided to cover the […]

Is a Piano Bench the Same as a Chair?

Is a Piano Bench the Same as a Chair?

People freshly introduced to the world of the piano frequently have the same question, among others: is a piano bench the same as a chair when playing the piano? This is especially common for those who want to get a piano set up on a budget, maybe because they already have a chair at home […]

What Should One Look for in a Piano Bench?

What Should One Look for in a Piano Bench?

Choosing the right piano bench is critical for the playing experience. Whether you are buying for yourself or to equip an academy, it is no small investment, resulting in product research to occupy the time of most future customers. In our experience, the same question constantly arises: What should one look for in a piano […]