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#1484907 - 07/30/10 09:28 PM Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event?
BeethovenL Offline
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Can anyone give me a rough ball park figure of what it may cost to rent a 7' grand piano for a concert event?
Thanks.

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#1484909 - 07/30/10 09:29 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BeethovenL]
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Yes, companies that rent them. Try your local Steinway or Yamaha dealer, or ProPiano.
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#1484915 - 07/30/10 09:38 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BDB]
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Ballpark - what's closer? $500., $1000.?

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#1484922 - 07/30/10 09:55 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BeethovenL]
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#1484974 - 07/31/10 12:13 AM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: curry]
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Sorry, I should have reworded my question to: Can anyone on this forum give me a rough ball park figure of what it may cost to rent a 7' grand piano for a concert event? Thanks.

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#1484977 - 07/31/10 12:17 AM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BeethovenL]
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#1484985 - 07/31/10 12:35 AM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: curry]
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Thanks curry.

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#1485128 - 07/31/10 10:02 AM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BeethovenL]
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Over here I've played jobs where the caterer had to hire a grand piano. It wasn't a seven footer, probably six feet or so. I asked him what the charge was and was told €425 or €450. This was a one day rental of a baby grand piano and was about two years ago.

I would think between $400 and $600 would be reasonable. I've learned however that my definition of reasonable is not the same as someone else's.
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#1485223 - 07/31/10 12:50 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: Dave Horne]
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It will also depend if you are counting moving or not. That could be $400 or more without the rental.
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#1485393 - 07/31/10 06:13 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BDB]
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Originally Posted By: BDB
It will also depend if you are counting moving or not. That could be $400 or more without the rental.
That's what I was thinking. I really don't know anything about rental prices, but just moving a 7' grand back and forth would be $600-800 or more(I think).

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#1485400 - 07/31/10 06:23 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: pianoloverus]
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moving a 7' grand back and forth would be $600-800 or more(I think).

"or more" especially if there were access problems (more than a couple of steps, sharp turns, etc.)
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#1485454 - 07/31/10 07:50 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: curry]
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Originally Posted By: curry
$1,000


Definitely and echo in here . . .
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