Beginner Piano or Keyboard?

Finding the perfect beginner piano or keyboard to start your lessons.

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The most comprehensive learning experience you can get with the perfect piano for it. The perfect piano for you awaits at Cooper Piano: a 5-generation, century-old, family-owned piano store founded in 1906 in Atlanta with a huge inventory of new, used, and restored pianos, as well as keyboards and church organs. This wonderful piano store has been selling, servicing, and renting out the largest selection of pianos to the Atlanta area for 114 years now. All their pianos are designed to deliver you comprehensive and unparalleled playing mastery and all for a price you will not believe possible. Whether you need a new approach to playing the piano, or you’re just getting started—you’re in the right place.

Cooper Music School’s favorite recommendation to get you started

Casio CDP-S150

Let’s start at the very beginning- with Casio CDP-S150: realistic, portable, and comfortable to play, the CDP-S150 redefines value in a digital piano. It’s a perfect piano for students, hobbyists, or pianists who need grand piano sound and feel in a small space. Fully equipped with 88 weighted hammer-action keys with Duet Mode, Chordana Play for Piano app integration (iOS/Android), stereo grand piano, 9 other tones, and MIDI recorder, this piano will get you started while thinking about what you can accomplish, with plenty of resources from Cooper Music School to help you reach your expectations.

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Casio CDP-S150 Bench/Stand Combo

Cooper Music School’s pick to get you to the next level

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Casio Privia PX-S1000

From features you know of to some that you don’t, for over 15 years, Privia pianos have delivered a pure piano experience for any situation. Now, the Casio PX-S1000 brings a fresh new design into the Privia family of instruments, making brilliant technology a part of your musical life. Casio PX-1000 features:

  • Stunning piano tones with damper and string resonance, plus 17 other Tones
  • Smart Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard with simulated ebony/ivory key textures
  • Beautifully polished top panel design with illuminated touch sensor controls
  • Bluetooth audio for playing along with your favorite songs
  • Designed to work with the free Chordana Play for Piano iOS/Android app
  • Slim design that weighs less than 25 pounds
  • Powerful stereo speaker system plus two headphone and two ¼” outputs
  • Optional battery power (AC adapter included)
  • Class-compliant USB port with no drivers or installation needed
Casio Privia PX-S1000 Bench/Stand Combo

Cooper Music School’s Ultimate Keyboard Playing Experience

Casio Celviano Ap-270

With Casio Celviano AP-270, we demystify the process of learning how to play the piano beautifully. Whether you wish to play for fun, or you want to dive deeper into the piano playing experience, we’ve got you covered with tons of step-by-step advice and resources that will help you become a star. Casio Celviano AP-270 offers an unprecedented natural reproduction of the rich expressive power and resonance of an acoustic piano.
A superior instrument for powerful, richly reverberating performances. This is the right choice for bright, luxuriant performances. The AP-270’s natural playing feel approaches that of a Grand Piano’s firm touch to convert the your thoughts into sound. It features Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II, with a grand piano’s unique sounding timing. The Simulated ebony and ivory keys offers the luxurious feel and texture as well as the smooth touch of a grand piano keyboard- an unprecedented evolution of the digital piano. The Damper Resonance achieves a more naturally beautiful resonance than a pedal.
High-quality audio data recordings of 10 live orchestra performances are installed.

  • 22 high-quality tones including stereo-sampled grand piano tones. Digital Effects: Reverb (4 types), Chorus (4 types), Brilliance, DSP (preset for some tones)
  • Connection to App
  • Lesson feature using 60 Music Library songs plus 10 user loaded songs
  • Duet Mode enabling two people to play in the same range
  • MIDI Recorder: 2 tracks x 1 song, approximately 5,000 notes total
  • GRAND PIANO 1 button GRAND PIANO 2 button
  • Slide-type keyboard cover
  • Auto Power Off