New Brochure Out

November 10th, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

brochure-cover-pageOur new brochure is out now. You can view or download it by clicking on the picture.

In it you will find details of all our rental plans, plus prices on instruments that we generally keep in stock.

Apprenticeships Available

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

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Calling all 17-18 year olds looking for a musical apprenticeship.

 

Amazing opportunity to join one of our retail branches in Hove, Brighton and Chichester and become part of the Ackerman Team.

In conjunction with MIRTAS we are excited to offer this apprenticeship to anyone looking for a career in retail with a musical edge.

The role will include general office and shop duties, answering the phone to customer queries and in-store customer service. Alongside this you will become knowledgeable about all instruments their accessories and sheet music. With a wealth of experience from the current team you will be helped along your apprenticeship with a mentor and friendly advice. Continue reading “Apprenticeships Available” »

Yamaha NU1 Upgrade Bonus

October 15th, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in Special Offers - (0 Comments)

Yamaha-nu1-upgradeWe are offering an upgrade bonus on the Yamaha NU1 Hybrid piano until the 15th February 2015.

If you trade-in your old digital piano you will get an additional £170 off the NU1. If you trade-in your old acoustic piano it is worth £250.

There is also an extended 5 year guarantee on this model when purchase before 15th March 2015.

Come and see this fantastic piano in action at our Brighton showroom. You will be amazed at the feel and sound quality. It is a high quality digital sound but with the same action as Yamaha upright pianos.

Clavinova CVP bonus

October 15th, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in Special Offers - (0 Comments)

yamaha-CVP-upgrade CVP Bonus offerUntil the 15th February 2015, we have 2 extra bonus offers if you purchase a Yamaha CVP Clavinova from us.

Upgrade Bonus

Trade in your old portable keyboard, synthesizer or digital piano – and get up to £350 off your new CVP piano.

  • £125 off on a CVP-601
  • £200 off on a CVP-605
  • £350 off on a CVP-609

Free music gift pack

Get a free music gift pack with over 50 popular songs with professional backing tracks. This includes 5 books in the “play piano with …” series (Elton John, Adele, Lana del Rey etc), plus a USB memory stick with professional backing tracks.

There is also a 5 year extended guarantee on these models for purchases before 15th March 2015. Visit our Brighton shop to see the CVP Clavinova in action.

New Hove Showroom Pictures

August 23rd, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

New showroom in HoveNow that our new showroom in Hove has been open for a couple of months, we thought you might like to see some recent pictures of the interior. With over 2500 sq ft of space we are now able to display our stock much better.

The front section has our sheet music department, together with digital pianos and keyboards. Also guitars, strings, reeds and accessories.

The middle section has our woodwind and brass instruments and accessories. Also stringed instruments and bows.

The rear section has all our racking for instrument stock and also the repair department.

Yamaha Price Reductions

August 5th, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

yamaha_logoYamaha prices have just been reduced by an average of over 6%. This is due to the exchange rate between the Pound and the Euro and puts us in line with prices across Europe. This means that we can offer you the best prices on Yamaha instruments, so no need to shop around other sites in Germany and France anymore!

Hove showroom inside

On Monday 9th June our Crawley shop will be moving to our new showroom at 163 Portland Road in Hove. The lease has come to an end in Crawley and we have decided that we can offer a better service by dedicating all our resources into our new showroom. All our Crawley staff will move to the new location.

During the following week our current Hove shop will also be moving into the new showroom. It is literally just a few minutes walk along Portland Road to the new shop.

new showroom Hove

With over 2500 sq. ft. of open space, our new showroom will offer an improved service, with the combined resources of the previous two shops. Telephone numbers and email addresses will be the same as now. Continue reading “Ackerman Music is on the move!” »

5 year extended guaranteeYamaha have a 5 year Free extended guarantee on all Clavinova models and the NU1 Hybrid Pianos. This offer is for instrument purchases until 31st March 2015.

You will need to register your piano with Yamaha Europe online within 6 months of purchase.

This is a very valuable addition, as the normal guarantee period is 2 years. Another reason to purchase from the extensive Clavinova range.

We deliver and set up your digital piano for you free of charge. Come and see the complete range in our Brighton Shop.

Brighton new piano sectionOur Brighton shop is now double the previous size. The new area is now home to most of our sheet music, and a new digital piano display area.

With the increased space we can now display a full range of Clavinovas and other digital pianos. Come in and see the largest selection of Clavinovas in Sussex, and the amazing Yamaha NU1 hybrid piano.

Easter opening times

April 14th, 2014 | Posted by Brian Ackerman in General - (0 Comments)

Please note the following changes to our opening times over Easter.

All shops will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

Saturday will be as normal.

On Easter Monday Brighton store will be open from 11am till 5pm. Our other shops will be closed on that day.

Other one-off changes in Crawley

Our Crawley shop will be closed on the 22nd & 23rd April (Tuesday & Wednesday). This is because of lack of access due to closure of Ewhurst Road for road resurfacing.

Crawley will be on a slightly shorter day on Saturday 26th April. They will be open from 10 till 4. This is due to our Pam Wedgwood workshop taking place in Hove.