Essex—Designed by Steinway & Sons

The introduction of the Essex instruments "designed by Steinway & Sons" in 2006 rounded out the Steinway family. The use of carefully chosen materials and state-of-the-art production processes saw the creation of grands and uprights featuring a high level of musical performance at an attractive price. In meeting this challenge, the specialists at Steinway developed outstanding entry-level instruments that incorporate all the latest design specifications and a variety of Steinway-patented features.


The instruments of "Essex - designed by Steinway & Sons" are available in a wide choice of finishes and veneers. They are perfect for the beginner and also particularly suitable for piano teachers.


When you purchase an Essex piano, you have the option within ten years of the date of purchase to receive 100% of the original purchase price in trade toward a new Steinway grand piano.

Grand Pianos


The range of Essex pianos is more extensive than ever. You can choose between four grand piano models in different sizes and a wide choice of finishes and veneers.

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Upright Pianos


Three upright piano models are available. From traditional ebony, to elegant mahogany, or subtle cherry - just be inspired and select your favorite design.

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