Family Tradition, Innovation Driven, Bold Ambitions Makers of handcrafted grand pianos since 1992
For the past 30 years, Stuart & Sons has carved an enviable world-wide reputation as designers and manufacturers of high quality, hand crafted and uniquely Australian pianos. Company founder and designer Wayne Stuart has created technologically and musically advanced instruments which have have given pianists opportunities beyond imagination. Starting with the first 97 key piano with a range of F0 to F8, Stuart & Sons produced the world’s first 102 key piano, with a range of C0 to F8, in both 2.2 metre and 2.9 metre concert sizes.
Stuart & Sons is a family owned business. All owners of our instruments have the assurance that their instrument will be fully taken care of from start to finish. Stuart & Sons take great pride in every aspect of piano manufacturing – the design, materials ordering, selection of veneers, craftsmanship, delivery, installation and maintenance. Stuart & Sons also maintain a selection of pianos in stock that are available for purchase. Please contact us for details of current availability and pricing.
Since its earliest days as a four octave instrument built in the early 18th century by Bartolomeo Cristofori, the piano’s development has been driven both by technical advances and by musicians demanding both a greater range of notes and more robust construction. This constant quest to improve and develop the piano principle has now resulted in the world’s first nine octave piano – a 3.0 metre 108 key piano with a range of C0 to B8. This is almost two octaves more than the 88 key range still rigidly adhered to by the vast majority of piano manufacturers. This piano was commissioned by the Tallis Foundation, Beleura House, Victoria, Australia.
What people Are Saying about our pianos
It was a pleasure! Such a fine instrument....Teddy Neeman
The sound if anything is better now than at any stage of my ownership. The piano has settled down well as one would expect, and the action, dampers, hammers etc are virtually as new. In fact, this piano could be sold as a new piano and no-one would be able to tell the difference. ....Dr Christopher Moore