The myth lives on – even today Bechstein manufactures pianos at the highest level. Our piano factory in Seifhennersdorf, Saxony, builds on the craftsmanship of Carl Bechstein and at the same time uses modern CNC technology to raise the precision of piano-making to an even higher level. Watch our videos and take a look at the not-to-be-surpassed art of instrument making.
Hans von Bul...
Bosendorfer is a prestigious and finely crafted piano. They claim to be one of the world’s eldest piano manufacturers and the most slowly built piano. Since 1828 they have shared the stage with some of the finest composers and performers in classical music.
The Conservatory Series (CS) offers a more traditional cabinetry in a satin ebony finish.
Bosendorfer offers the CEUS player...
The Estonia piano story just might be the most romantic and dramatic in the piano industry.
All piano companies have had their high and low points over time. Piano manufacturers often place their best years in the past---the golden years. Steinway had its peak in the 1920’s, evidenced by the fact that we are all searching the country for older models to restore. Their low point was during t...
Art and Science, Together Make Music
We at Michelle's Piano Company are proud to be the largest and most complete Kawai dealer for the State of Oregon. Kawai's reputation for being a master piano builder is attributed to their relentless pursuit of perfecting the tone and touch of the piano for over eighty years. Kawai's implementation of space age technology can be found in the revolutionary Mil...
Mason & Hamlin
Founded in 1854, Mason & Hamlin is one of America’s oldest and most respected piano manufacturers. Of the hundreds of American piano companies that flourished in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Mason & Hamlin is one of only a handful that survive today.
Mason & Hamlin is headquartered in Haverhill, Massachusetts, not far from its original location in Boston, the birthpla...
The Petrof model III (6ft4in) grand piano has the greatest sound potential. It is intended to be used for demanding individual pianists, higher music schools, and for concerts in smaller halls, churches and clubs. It produces the characteristic PETROF sound.
The solid construction of the rim of the P 194 Storm grand piano ensures high and longterm tuning stability and action regulation as well as...
PianoDisc systems can be added to virtually any piano, turning it into a modern player piano. Imagine your piano played by Rachmaninoff, Horowitz or Rubinstein. Play Broadway show tunes, classical, jazz improvisations or ragtime—all your favorite music. Let your piano set the stage for every occasion from dinner for two to a houseful of company.
Michelle’s customers have been very hap...
Roland Corporation is the leading manufacturer and distributor of electronic musical instruments including keyboards and synthesizers, guitar products, digital recording equipment, amplifiers and audio processing devices. With over 30 years of musical instrument development, Roland sets the standards in music technology.
Bridging the gap between the traditional piano and the high-tech syn...
Schimmel K169DE in Ebony Polish
This is a rare find baby grand which represents European craftsmanship at its best.
easy to play quick responsive action that offers wide dynamics and full controle.
Tapered Bavarian Spruce Soundboard which offers rich projection and a tone comparable to pianos over six feet. The soundboards are curved in three-dimensional form...
One the Finest Available Portland Pianos
Over one hundred years ago, in a humble workshop in Japan, Koichi Kawai embarked upon a journey... a spiritual quest to design and build a piano that would one day be called "the finest."
A generation later, this dream burned intensely in the heart of Shigeru Kawai. To him, it represented not just his origins, but his destiny... an unrelenting f...
Michelle's piano offers a selection of pre-owned Steinways along with the brands we represent. Since 1853, Steinway pianos have set an uncompromising standard for sound, touch, beauty, and investment value. Handcrafting each Steinway requires up to one full year – creating an instrument of quality and global renown. Come down to our Portland location and see what pianos we have to offe...
Setting superior standards of quality, performance, dependability and value Every Yamaha piano reflects the wide-ranging advantages of a strong and dynamic company—advantages unmatched by any other piano manufacturer. For musicians and music-lovers around the world, the name Yamaha means quality you can count on.
Young Chang is a Korean manufacturer of pianos and industrial piano manufacturing machinery, headquartered in South Korea. As one of the worlds largest piano builders they build for Essex (a Steinway designed piano), Bergmann (a best-seller at Michelle’s Piano Company), Schaffer and Sons, Cline, and others. Young Chang has more than 2000 full time workers, designing and building its upright ...