Williams Announces Symphony Grand

Affordable weighted-action digital piano delivers upscale looks and sound.

Williams Symphony Grand PianoThousand Oaks, CA – March 2016…Williams, a leader in versatile digital pianos, has introduced the Symphony Grand digital piano. This micro-grand-style, 88-key, graded hammer-action instrument offers a luxurious ebony gloss finish, a stylish matching piano bench, and a realistic sound and feel.

The Symphony Grand features a custom hammer action keybed for authentic response and playability, offering 174 voices (192 MB of ROM samples) including 128 General MIDI sounds and 46 from Williams’ exclusive, high-definition Custom Sound Library. The Custom Sound Library features sounds sampled from a famed Italian grand piano, as well as a wide selection of vintage electric pianos and organs. With 128-voice polyphony, you can play naturally, and notes will never be abruptly cut off.

This new digital grand piano offers new realistic effects to recreate natural reproduction of a real piano such as adjustable sustain pedal noise, key release noise and a specially designed sustain layer that reproduces sympathetic resonance when you depress the sustain pedal. These features give the Symphony Grand an exquisitely realistic sound and feel. A Mod/FX feature delivers authentic rotary effects on organs and vibrato on electric pianos. A 6-speaker stereo sound system ensures every note sounds rich and clear.

The Symphony Grand is a thoroughly modern instrument, equipped with Bluetooth® audio input, USB/MIDI connection for recording and use as a controller, and a USB Host port that plays MIDI files from a USB thumb drive. A built-in two-track recorder makes it easy to capture your performance. Of course you also get MIDI I/O, stereo ¼-inch and RCA audio inputs (for MP3 players and the like) and outputs, and a headphone jack.

Williams Symphony Grand PianoThe Symphony Grand includes 120 Style Arranger songs in various genres for real-time playback, along with intros, fills, variations and endings for interactive performance. You can easily create keyboard splits and layers and transpose to any key.

A great choice for music education, the Symphony Grand features a Song Tutor that teaches an assortment of classical, rock, and blues songs. For even more in-depth lessons, Williams has partnered with McCarthy Music to provide cloud-based piano education with a large online music library for every skill level. An onboard metronome helps players develop an accurate sense of time and tempo

Available Now at Guitar Center and Musician’s Friend

With its combination of elegant style, high-quality construction, superior sounds, and impressive features, the Williams Symphony Grand is a great choice for music students, home performance, churches, schools, and more. At a street price of $1499.99, this beautiful instrument is a terrific value. The Symphony Grand is in stock now at Guitar Center retail stores and is available for immediate shipment from Musician’s Friend and guitarcenter.com.

Williams Announces Allegro 2 Digital Piano

Williams Announces Allegro 2 Digital Piano

Thousand Oaks, CA- March 2015… Williams, a leader in versatile, cost-conscious digital pianos, has announced the immediate availability of its new Allegro 2 88-key digital piano. With full-size keys and a weighted hammer action, the Allegro 2 provides an extremely realistic piano feel, yet it is compact, battery-powered, and portable-perfect for students, small bands, rehearsals, home entertainment, schools, and churches. Between its realistic action and impressive sounds, the new instrument is an excellent choice for classical, jazz, pop, and rock.

The Allegro 2 offers 10 high-definition sounds from Williams’ all-new custom sound library. Leading the way is a gorgeous stereo, 10′ 2″ concert grand with three-way, stereo velocity samples. Other outstanding sounds include vintage tone-wheel organs and electric pianos, along with strings, synths, and basses. Split and layer functions enable you to combine sounds as desired, making the Allegro 2 versatile enough to handle a wide variety of musical needs.

For realistic, interactive performance, you need quality effects with control over key parameters, and the Allegro 2 delivers. In addition to reverb and chorus, the Allegro 2 offers the new ModFX feature that provides real-time control of the rotary speaker effect and a vibrato effect for electric pianos.

Between its hammer-action keyboard, custom sound library, split and layer features, and effects, the Allegro 2 provides more expressive control over its internal sounds than any other keyboard in its class.

The Allegro 2 is a complete solution for keyboard players. It can be used as a MIDI controller and connects to a computer via USB for recording to any standard MIDI software. It has built-in speakers; stereo, 1/4-inch audio outputs for connection to a sound system; a headphone output; an auto-sensing sustain-pedal jack; a music stand; and even a metronome. The controls are simple and straightforward, and a bright, backlit, graphic LCD makes it easy to read and adjust the parameters.

You can run the Allegro 2 on batteries or use an optional AC power supply. To that end, Williams offers the ESS1 Essentials Pack, which includes a power supply, sustain pedal, and headphones.

With its quality construction, realistic piano touch, fresh sounds, and comprehensive features, Williams Allegro 2 is a terrific value at a street price of only $299.99. It is in stock now at Guitar Center retail stores and is available for immediate shipment from Musician’s Friend and guitarcenter.com.

About Williams Pianos
Williams creates digital pianos for musicians and music enthusiasts who want the look, feel and sound of a fine acoustic instrument, combined with an amazing array of effects and other convenient features that only a digital instrument can offer. Ideal for any home, school or studio, Williams digital pianos are packed with features that are attractive to players of any musical ability, from beginners to professionals. Learn more about the complete line of Williams Pianos at www.williamspianos.com.