Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
112 registered (Anne'sson, Albunea, anamnesis, accordeur, 24 invisible), 1403 Guests and 15 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Topic Options
#1484907 - 07/30/10 09:28 PM Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event?
BeethovenL Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/07/10
Posts: 9
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.

Top
Hailun / Pearl River Pianos

 

Pearl River World's Best Selling Piano
#1484909 - 07/30/10 09:29 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BeethovenL]
BDB Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/07/03
Posts: 22607
Loc: Oakland
Yes, companies that rent them. Try your local Steinway or Yamaha dealer, or ProPiano.
_________________________
Semipro Tech

Top
#1484915 - 07/30/10 09:38 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BDB]
BeethovenL Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/07/10
Posts: 9
Ballpark - what's closer? $500., $1000.?

Top
#1484922 - 07/30/10 09:55 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BeethovenL]
curry Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/17/02
Posts: 3770
Loc: Hamilton Twp, NJ
$1,000
_________________________
G.Fiore "aka-Curry". Tuner-Technician serving the central NJ, S.E. PA area. b214cm@aol.com Concert tuning, Regulation-voicing specialist.
Dampp-Chaser installations, piano appraisals. PTG S.Jersey Chapter 080.
Bösendorfer 214 # 47,299 214-358

Top
#1484974 - 07/31/10 12:13 AM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: curry]
BeethovenL Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/07/10
Posts: 9
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.

Top
#1484977 - 07/31/10 12:17 AM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BeethovenL]
curry Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/17/02
Posts: 3770
Loc: Hamilton Twp, NJ
$1,000
_________________________
G.Fiore "aka-Curry". Tuner-Technician serving the central NJ, S.E. PA area. b214cm@aol.com Concert tuning, Regulation-voicing specialist.
Dampp-Chaser installations, piano appraisals. PTG S.Jersey Chapter 080.
Bösendorfer 214 # 47,299 214-358

Top
#1484985 - 07/31/10 12:35 AM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: curry]
BeethovenL Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/07/10
Posts: 9
Thanks curry.

Top
#1485128 - 07/31/10 10:02 AM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BeethovenL]
Dave Horne Offline
5000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/07/04
Posts: 5293
Loc: Vught, The Netherlands
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.
_________________________
website

mp3\wav files

AvantGrand N3, CP5

Top
#1485223 - 07/31/10 12:50 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: Dave Horne]
BDB Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/07/03
Posts: 22607
Loc: Oakland
It will also depend if you are counting moving or not. That could be $400 or more without the rental.
_________________________
Semipro Tech

Top
#1485393 - 07/31/10 06:13 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: BDB]
pianoloverus Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 20288
Loc: New York City
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).

Top
#1485400 - 07/31/10 06:23 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: pianoloverus]
Bart Kinlein Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 10/14/08
Posts: 715
Loc: Maryland
Quote:
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.)
_________________________
Steinway 1905 model A, rebuild started 2008, completed 2012
Yahama CVP-401
Will somone get my wife off the Steinway so I can play it!

Top
#1485454 - 07/31/10 07:50 PM Re: Estimated cost to rent grand piano for an event? [Re: curry]
Melodialworks Music Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/19/05
Posts: 1319
Loc: Canada
Originally Posted By: curry
$1,000


Definitely and echo in here . . .
_________________________
Melodialworks Music


Top

Moderator:  Ken Knapp, Piano World, Rickster 
(ad) Teaching Music To Children
Teaching Music to Children
(ad) Yamaha Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP4 & CP40 Stage Pianos
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
Composer Statuettes
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
The Select Lnaguage Button...arrgh!
by jim ialeggio
07/05/15 01:27 PM
Piano Factory Tour in China by Piano Price Point
by Glen@pianoHQ.com
07/05/15 01:24 PM
How to play 2:3 polyrhythms FAST?
by Raindrops
07/05/15 12:47 PM
Very confused about grey market Yamahas
by ebony628
07/05/15 12:08 PM
YDP 181 or similar?
by zeugma
07/05/15 11:56 AM
What's Hot!!
New Forum for Selling Your Products or Services
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
79,888 Registered Members
44 Forums
165,311 Topics
2,424,172 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission