The Benefits of Learning on a Digital Piano

The digital piano is an electronic musical instrument that is increasing in popularity with each passing year – and for great reason! It is an instrument that’s great for complete beginners as well as those who are looking to get back into the groove of playing again. Below are just a few advantages of learning [...]

Is a Kawai K-300 Good?

  With the holiday season rapidly approaching, more and more people are wondering whether the Kawai K-300 is any good. The short answer? Yes! The Kawai K-300 remains to be one of our most popular pianos and there’s several reasons why:   A product of the trusted Kawai brand Kawai was founded in Hamamatsu, Japan [...]

AMEB (WA) selects two new Kawai Pianos

The AMEB (WA) (Australian Music Examinations Board) has recently selected and purchased two new pianos for their examination rooms. A new Shigeru Kawai SK-3 grand piano will be placed in Room 1, and a new Kawai K-500 upright piano will be placed in the Kurrajong Theatre, along with K-600 models already used in other examination [...]

What to Look for When Buying a Piano

At Snadens Pianos we are honoured to continue the legacy and tradition that Charles Snaden established in providing fine pianos to the people of Western Australia in the early 1920s. For this reason we are very selective in the instruments that we stock and we provide the best service and use the top piano technicians [...]

Kawai & The Australian Ballet

Kawai Pianos, selected by The Australian Ballet for their quality sound, craftsmanship and build. Experience the warmth,  richness and versatility of a Kawai piano at Snadens Pianos today.

WASO – Adam Pinto & Andrew Nicholson at Snadens

Be enchanted by the beauty of Gabriel Fauré's Morceau de Concours performed by Andrew Nicholson (WASO Principal Flute) and Adam Pinto (Piano). It is so wonderful to be able to come together once again to play music. Check out the video on Facebook below.

FAZIOLI @ HOME Video – Mark Coughlan & Andrew Nicholson

As part of Fazioli Pianoforti's "FAZIOLI @ HOME" Series, we are excited to share a very special video that we recorded with concert pianist, Mark Coughlan and Principal Flute of WASO, Andrew Nicholson! Watch these brilliant musicians play the Fauré Fantasie Op. 79, below:

COVID-19 Statement

We believe that music needs to be accessible to all, more so than ever. However, in line with recommendations from the medical community, we are implementing a number of tactics to ensure the health and safety of our staff and customers. 1. We are implementing social distancing strategies, meaning that we ask that you are [...]

Kawai Millennium III Action

Early piano actions were made of small timber components, but timber is susceptible to moisture, and to expansion and contraction with changes in environmental conditions – especially very fine timber parts that are subject to regular motion and impact. The Millennium III action features components made of a new material created by the infusion of [...]

Artist & Artisan – Kawai

Artist and Artisan The ‘Artist and Artisan’ evening will be an engaging and informative evening, featuring a piano performance and a technical discussion about the Shigeru Kawai piano.  Presented by Kawai representative Andrew Rumsey and piano technician Paul Tunzi, learn the finer details of what is involved in a piano recital.  For any performance to [...]