3 Reasons To Buy A Piano For Christmas

3 Reasons To Buy A Piano For Christmas

What is your child asking for as a gift for Christmas? Would they enjoy a piano?

Kids have a lot of different activities vying for their interest. And when you’re strolling through the aisles of your favorite store looking for the perfect gift, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. 

Even the keyboard you see on an endstand can lead to more confusion. If you want to give your child the gift of music, is a low priced keyboard the way to go? 

Reason #1: The Gift Of Music3 Reasons To Buy A Piano For Christmas

Pick out your child’s favorite musicians; who are they and what instruments do they play? Your child may have even pretended to be one of them, playing their air guitars or keyboards. The truth is that while sports ability can fade rapidly as we age, the gift of music never dies. If you learn to play the piano as a child, you can continue to play into your 80s, 90s, and beyond. It truly is the gift that keeps on giving. 

Reason #2: Confidence

After weeks of practice and taking lessons, a child begins to see how their hard work comes to fruition. They can play a tune in front of an audience, even if that is only his or her parents. Continue playing, and a child can move to performing at recitals, where they continue to gain confidence in their abilities, and in standing up in front of a crowd. Your child’s confidence will improve with each performance, and continue to see improvement with every new thing they learn. 

Reason #3: Creativity

Kids have creativity. Give them simple items – a stick – and they can play for hours. But we lose that as we age. Creativity comes from being able to express yourself in different ways. And through the piano, kids can take that experience in any direction they choose. They can expand to include more instruments. They can combine their keyboards with software and become composers. Which can all help them become more creative in all approaches to life. 

Whether you desire an acoustic piano to display in your family room, or a digital piano that you can tuck away when not in use, the most important part of the selection is ensuring you’re getting the highest quality available. We can help. 


Since 1960, Coltharp Piano World has represented the finest pianos in Memphis, Tennessee, the Midsouth and the world. In addition to quality sales and service we offer moving services, restoration services and master piano tuning. We offer the best new, used and vintage pianos anywhere. And our prices simply cannot be beat. Come and see our newly remodeled showroom and our beautiful new concert hall. We specialize in piano restoration for the southern United States. We welcome your call.

We are located at: 4447 Summer Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38122 Call us at 901.682.1172