Steingraeber & Söhne
Each Steingraeber & Söhne piano is constructed in the majestic tradition of handcrafted piano building. The company is based in Bayreuth and manufactures its pianos since 1852. Udo Schmidt-Steingraeber is a keeping up with progress piano maker: he develops himself his instruments and its computer programmes, in collaboration with universities and with his experienced technicians.
The German high quality pianos are built since 1819 in Spaichingen, near the Black Forest. Today the company is still owned by a descendant of the founder. The aim is to make a piano only built in Germany and with the highest quality materials (Renner mechanics, Abel hammers, Roslau strings, Kluge fingerboard…), with a sensitive touch, a rich tone and power and expressiveness.
La fabrication des pianos allemands August Förster débute de 1859 : Friedrich August Förster installe un petit atelier à Löbau où il fabrique son premier piano. C'est à cette date que naît l'une des plus prestigieuses et anciennes marques de pianos allemands.
The Estonia Grand pianos are handcrafted in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, since 1893. They are built with the highest quality German materials. Under the ex-URSS communist regime, the factory made many instruments for the internal market only. At this time the factory couldn’t use the best materials to make a high quality piano. Since the Estonian independence in 1991 and the company privatization, Estonia imports the best German woods and materials for its pianos: Renner mechanics and hammers, Röslau strings, Kluge fingerboards…
Yamaha est le plus grand fabricant de pianos au monde et une référence tant pour les pianistes débutants que pour les professionnels. La qualité de ses pianos ainsi que la diversité de sa gamme en fait l’une des marques les plus connues et les plus réputées.
Petrof upright and grand pianos are made since 1864 in Hradec Kralové (Czech Republic).
Hermans & Sons The Belgian piano brand!
Hermans & Sons is the piano brand created by Michaël Grailet – L’Artisan du Piano to offer high-quality pianos at very attractive prices.
Feurich is a world well-known brand, producing high-quality pianos since 1851. They first produced piano in Leipzig. During the first half of the 20th century, the reputation of the Feurich pianos was international: these pianos were used in the most prestigious concert halls. After the Second World War, the manufacture had to move to West Germany and regained success in the 60’s with top of the range pianos, produced first in Langlau, then in Gunzenhausen.
You’ll find all the accessories you need for your piano and its servicing at Michaël Grailet’s.