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#1998143 - 12/12/12 01:11 AM Piano Rental in Sydney, Australia
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I'll be living in Sydney for the next 5 months and I'm hoping to rent an upright piano to keep me company. Can anyone recommend a piano rental place in Sydney?
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#1999264 - 12/14/12 04:32 AM Re: Piano Rental in Sydney, Australia [Re: jazzyprof]
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Welcome to Sydney.
Try them out first at The Piano Showroom (lower north shore, Balmoral Beach direction) at Cremorne

http://www.pianoshowroom.com.au/

and Hutchings (Eastern suburbs, Bondi Beach direction)

http://hutchingspianos.com.au/contact

I would recommend bargaining, as these piano places are competitive. But you will have to pay full delivery costs to and fro, as they use a third party for delivery.

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#2007194 - 12/31/12 08:03 PM Re: Piano Rental in Sydney, Australia [Re: custard apple]
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Thanks for the welcome, custard apple! I just arrived in Sydney a couple of days ago, in time for the spectacular New Year's Eve fireworks. Thanks also for the piano rental suggestions. I'll definitely check out those places.
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#2007199 - 12/31/12 08:18 PM Re: Piano Rental in Sydney, Australia [Re: jazzyprof]
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I don't have any rental suggestions, but welcome, jazzyprof! Pretty good weather, too, isn't it! smile
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#2007214 - 12/31/12 08:41 PM Re: Piano Rental in Sydney, Australia [Re: jazzyprof]
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Maybe you can ask for advice at the Con: http://sydney.edu.au/music/

Welcome to Sydney! smile
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#2007285 - 01/01/13 12:10 AM Re: Piano Rental in Sydney, Australia [Re: ChopinAddict]
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Thank you currawong and Chopin Addict for the welcome! I am thrilled to be here, especially considering the fact that it's 79 deg F in Sydney and I left behind a foot of snow and freezing temperatures in Ann Arbor, Michigan!

By the way, are there any amateur piano groups in Sydney?
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#2007304 - 01/01/13 01:56 AM Re: Piano Rental in Sydney, Australia [Re: jazzyprof]
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Registered: 07/28/12
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http://timtopham.com/
sometimes posts here. I got information from his

website that helped me get a piano. I am sure he would

certainly know what your best options are and where.

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#2007310 - 01/01/13 02:07 AM Re: Piano Rental in Sydney, Australia [Re: jazzyprof]
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Someone, Jolteon, just posted a Happy New Year and says he is from Perth, Australia, so another option for info.

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#2007322 - 01/01/13 03:37 AM Re: Piano Rental in Sydney, Australia [Re: Michael_99]
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Originally Posted By: Michael_99
Someone, Jolteon, just posted a Happy New Year and says he is from Perth, Australia, so another option for info.
jazzyprof is in Sydney though. Awfully long way from Perth, or even Melbourne.
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#2007327 - 01/01/13 03:53 AM Re: Piano Rental in Sydney, Australia [Re: jazzyprof]
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Perth is more or less at the same level as Sydney, but on the opposite coast, a long distance in a big country. smile
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