We consider it a privilege to be a one stop shop for all of your piano needs in the greater New Hartford, NY area. Over the years we have had an opportunity to work with some amazing families and local businesses. Below are some of the reviews we have received from some of our incredible customers.

Doug and his crew at Center Stage coordinated the move of my Young Chang grand piano from Florida to New York - no hassle, no problems. Excellent to work with, reasonable price, very nice to deal with. Highly recommend them and would use them again


Verona, NY

Great piano store with a good selection of new and used pianos and offering lessons plus complete piano service.

Sar-Shalom Strong

Over the past year, my wife, Diane, and I have purchased two grand pianos from Center Stage Pianos. Playing the piano for me has always been a passion and coming close to retirement age, we decided to move our Kawai RX-3 grand to our mountain home. I stopped in at Center Stage Pianos to discuss the move. While I was there, I was immediately taken by the selection of pianos on the showroom floor. As I was introduced to Michelle and Michael, I couldn't help notice a Kawai GX-7 grand. I was in awe, but I thought out of my league. As we discussed the move of my Kawai, I noticed an older Chickering grand that was partially restored and in very nice condition with a nice sound quality. Michelle and Michael were very accommodating. Ask them to play for you, they are wonderful performers. I also noticed their shop in the back with pianos in many stages of restoration. After moving my piano, I missed having an acoustic grand in our New Hartford home and returned to Center Stage to consider the Chickering. Diane agreed it was a nice piano and we made the purchase. Delivery with Michael and Eric, was very professional and we felt like we were making lifelong friends. I was considering the possibility of starting lessons after many years. When in our mountain home, I kept thinking about the Kawai GX-7 as I played my RX-3. Diane and I stopped in the store again to listen to that piano. I was hooked, Diane agreed it had an incredible sound, Michael and Doug (the owner and master technician) made a terrific offer and we made the purchase. We are so pleased that we made these purchases and spend many hours enjoying the sounds of the great piano composers and song writers. The entire staff at Center Stage has been so thoughtful and considerate covering all the details of the moves, the package that includes tunings, voicing, and regulating to your liking. Diane and I speak fondly of our piano buying experience and enjoy stopping in the store to visit everyone, but also to notice the piano inventory.

Brian & Diane Mohar

My wife and I purchased a Baby Grand piano from Center Stage Piano in 2016. The owner, Doug Kraus, was very helpful explaining the benefits of each style of piano that they had at their store and which would best suit Cynthia's needs. Pricing was great, delivery and setup was exceptional. A few months later they returned to our home to change the location of the piano to a different room for better acoustical performance. Again the service was excellent. They do a yearly followup phone call to make sure that Cynthia is happy with the piano and if any adjustments are needed they have done so within a week or less. We had one small issue that Doug resolved at no charge to us. What else can I say, a great company to do business with, a truly knowledgeable staff who stand by their products 100%.

Bob & Cynthia Acee

My son takes lessons from Keith James. Amazing! We also bought our piano here and the service is top notch.

Julie Pauley

I don't know where to begin. I own/operate a professional audio recording studio. Doug and his staff have been nothing but supportive and professional in our multiple year long relationship. He has done work and given me much advice on my late father's 1920 Steinway O. A year ago I bought my own piano from him. It was a 1980 Baldwin Hamilton with a humidity system. Amazingly fair price for such a great piano. All the advice and predictions about my piano with humidity etc have been spot on. He has also taken the time to voice it exactly to my needs, and continuously take care of any mechanical noises that have arisen that can ruin an intimate recording. I can't recommend working with Center Stage enough, and am excited to do more business in the future.

Free Lunch

I have known the owner Doug since he worked for Stage Music. He is a master tuner who can make a piano sing. His staff is professional and I have used them to move my grand piano up a flight of stairs and then back down again a few years later. I highly recommend them.

Lloyd Warren III

Great piano store with a good selection of new and used pianos and offering lessons plus complete piano service

Sar-Shalom Strong

The best place for pianos!

Rami Bar-Niv

They moved a piano for us and they were so professional. We couldn't be happier. The people were so nice and there wasn't a scratch in the piano or on my floors. I would highly recommend them.

Michelle Mabbett-Ganci

I stopped down for some advice on a project I'm working on and they were beyond helpful, incredibly knowledgeable and so friendly! I can't say enough good things about my visit. When I'm ready for a piano this is absolutely where I'm going.

Ryan Kinney