Celebrate Music in September with Casio's Digital Pianos


From Classical to Country Music, September is a Time for Consumers to Celebrate Their Favorite Sounds

Dover, NJ, September 16, 2016- September is a time for music celebration, whether consumers are recognizing National Piano Month, Classical Music Month, or even International Country Music Day on September 17th. No matter what genre consumers prefer, Casio America, Inc.’s portfolio of electronic musical instruments includes models with features and benefits that allow consumers to play their favorite songs in the comfort of their home, or on stage.

“Bringing people and communities together to celebrate the power of music is at the very core of Casio’s values and mission," said Stephen Schmidt, Vice President of Casio’s Electronic Musical Instruments Division. “It is important to honor and celebrate days that put music appreciation and education in the spotlight, and Casio is happy to provide a variety of electronic musical instruments that are ideal for everyone to enjoy their passion for music, whatever the genre may be."

GP-400 Grand Hybrid Piano

GP-400 Grand Hybrid Piano
Casio’s CELVIANO Grand Hybrid pianos combine the advantages of both digital and acoustic pianos, while delivering the performance of a grand piano in tone, keyboard quality and playing comfort. Equipped with the company’s AiR Grand Sound Source and Grand Hammer Action keyboard, Casio’s GP-400 is made with full-length wooden grand piano keys, using the same materials and processes as C. Bechstein grand pianos. Casio’s action mechanism sends a hammer along the same vertical path as a grand piano, with the same essential weighting and pivot points providing a faithful uncompromising feel. It also comes with three historically popular grand piano sounds, a beautiful and elegant design, and more. It is available now at select music dealers nationwide for a MSRP of $4,999.

Privia PX-160

Privia PX-160
The Privia PX-160 is an 88-key digital piano that boasts Casio’s acclaimed AiR technology, the sound of a 9-foot concert grand at four dynamic levels, and Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action keyboard, which features simulated ebony and ivory-textured keys. The PX-160 speaker system opens to the front and is also ported to the back, which provides extraordinary sound that then gets projected towards the audience, delivering a one-of-a-kind experience. The Privia PX-160 also features left and right 1/4" audio outputs, making it easy to connect to other devices for external amplification or even for recording purposes. Additional features include dual headphone jacks on the front panel of the keyboard, 128 notes of polyphony, 18 authentic piano tones, split and layer capability, duet mode, a USB port and two-track recorder. Casio’s Privia PX-160 is available now at select music dealers nationwide for a MRSP of $549.99.

For additional information about Casio’s portfolio of electronic musical instruments, please visit www.CasioMusicGear.com.

About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, www.casio.com.