INSTRUMENT RECOMMENDATIONS

 

UKULELES:

* Great starter ukuleles for little ones (3-5 years old)!

* Cordoba soprano ukulele

* Cordoba concert ukulele (slightly larger body) 

 

ACOUSTIC GUITARS:

* Ages 3-6: 1/4 size narrow neck or standard size (480mm)

* Ages 7-10: 1/2 size Yamaha guitar or Cordoba guitar

* Ages 11-14+: Little Martin or Baby Taylor 

 

ELECTRIC GUITARS:

Click here and select the tab "electric guitars" for different recommendations by age.

 

DRUM SET:

Alesis Nitro Digital Drum Kit

Other accessories you'll need:

- Amplifier/Speaker

- Headphones/splitter

Throne (seat)

 

KEYBOARDS:

* 61 key keyboard bundle (with weighted keys)

* 61 key starter bundle

* 44 mini starter keyboard (for 3-4 year olds with very limited space)

 

DIGITAL PIANOS:

* 88 key weighted digital piano (lower end)

* 88 key weighted digital piano (higher end)

 

UPRIGHT PIANOS:

Big Wrench Piano Care: An independent piano resale shop in Brooklyn with a small showroom of pianos.

Steinway & Sons

 

OUR FAVORITE LOCAL NYC INSTRUMENT SHOPS:

Main Drag Music: Great selection of ukuleles and can order any instrument you'd like (Williamsburg)

Brooklyn Fine Guitars: A Carroll Gardens shop with keyboards and guitars discounted up to 35% (plus they offer a Blue Balloon discount!)

Guitar Center: They stock the largest selection of instruments (various locations) 

 

PIANO TUNER:

Brian at Big Wrench Piano Care (let him know we sent you!)