Frequently Asked Questions
What are your COVID-19 procedures and are you sanitizing the studios in between reservations?
Yes, we are staggering the reservations to give us 10 minute windows to allow for cleaning between reservations. And please view our new ‘safer studio’ protocols for our new procedures in more detail. https://www.244rehearsalstudiosny.com/update/
Do you have full Grand pianos?
Yes, our studios with full size 6’1″ Grands start at $25/hr. We also have studios with a 7’6″ semi concert grand piano available from $35/hr. For more information or book now, see our Studios page.
Do you have a Steinway piano?
Yes, our studio containing a Steinway model ‘O’ is $30/hr. For more information or book now, see our Studios page.
Are your pianos tuned?
Yes, we maintain our pianos regularly and ALWAYS listen to our customers to schedule a technician when any issue is reported to us.
What forms of payment are accepted?
We accept cash, credit card, check, Tap and Pay, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay.
What are your opening hours?
We are open 7 days per week. You can find our updated hours here: https://www.244rehearsalstudiosny.com/contact/ We are also open outside these hours by appointment.
Do you offer late night rehearsals outside your advertised opening hours?
Please call us on 212 586-9056 with the details of the reservations you require – we are always happy to try and accommodate your needs.
Do you have free Wi-Fi available?
Yes, our network is strong enough for your Skype, Zoom or live streaming needs. Many of our teachers are teaching their zoom lessons from our studio over Wi-Fi.
What train is closest to your location?
The N, Q and R trains come to 57th St. The B, D and E trains come to 7 Avenue Station, and Columbus Circle is also very close by.
Are your studios soundproofed?
Our studios are sound conditioned from within to enhance the rehearsal experience and to mitigate sound transfer between studios, but we are not a soundproofed facility.
Can we record at your studios?
We do not have any recording facilities, equipment, or engineers, however many of our clients have recorded themselves here – both audio and visual.
I loved the piano I played in your studio, can I rent the piano from you for my home?
YES!! We currently have over 1000 pianos out on rent and they start from as little as $38/month. Please call us on 212 586-9057 for more information or visit us at pianopiano.com.
Do you have studios with two pianos?
Yes, our studio with two pianos starts at $40/hr. If you would like two Grand pianos set up in a studio, please call and we can arrange at an additional cost. Of course, all instruments are in tune and well maintained.
Are there any specific house rules I need to know of?
Firstly, please refer to our Covid-19 page for our new ‘safer studio’ protocols. Our main house rule is to please return the studio to a neat fashion, the music stands, the chairs and any other furniture, should be put away neatly after use. Thank you.
Is there a waiting area?
At this time, we are unable to keep a waiting room, so please arrive just a few minutes before you scheduled studio time.
Do you have any package deals on your studios?
Yes, if you buy 9 studio hours upfront you get the 10th hour free. This is a popular option for our customers.
Is there any storage space at the studios?
At this time we cannot store anything at the studio.
I just called to cancel my reservation, was it accepted?
No, ALL cancellation requests must be sent exclusively to firstname.lastname@example.org messages left in person, by telephone or voicemail will not be accepted.
Do you have any other studios that aren't listed on your website?
We are currently expanding our facility and building further studios for you to enjoy.