We are one of the midwest’s oldest keyboard instrument dealerships, in business in downtown Herrin since 1937! In our 75+ years, we have sold well over 10,000+ instruments, and have supplied instruments for special artists such as Ben Folds, Liberace, Billy Graham, Ferrante and Teicher, Lee Greenwood, and many others.
Our 20,000 sq. ft. of showroom space houses the very finest instruments from all over the world. Instruments from Baldwin, Mason & Hamlin, Seiler, Wm. Knabe, Roland, Rodgers, Viscount, and pre-owned instruments from many different brands. We pride ourselves on maintaining an inventory of instruments in sizes and price-ranges to suit every customer, from $500 starter instruments, to concert-hall quality grand pianos.
We are happy to have a fantastic “support group” of music teachers, tuners, and technicians in the area. These dedicated individuals understand the power and worth of music, and help us to keep music and the arts present in our world.
Our Latest Instruments
Are you in the market for an instrument? With over 200 instruments in stock from the world’s finest brands, we are the Midwest’s preferred destination for keyboard instruments, with an inventory that is simply unmatched in breadth and variety.
Never played before, but always wanted to? Used to play as a child and ready to start again? Have a child interested in learning? No matter your ability level, we’ve got teachers that can help you get back in the “swing” of things.
A well-built instrument can last a lifetime or more, but only with regular maintenance. If you’re in need of help with your instrument, we have tuners and technicians all over the Midwest that are capable of helping you keep your investment in top shape.
The J.W. “Bill” Barras Jr. Memorial Foundation
The J.W. “Bill” Barras Jr. Memorial Foundation, was officially established October 26, 2015 in memory of Bill Barras, the long time owner of Baldwin Piano and Organ Center, Herrin, Illinois, who passed away suddenly in April 2010. The Foundation was established to promote the study of music among area students in southern Illinois, western Kentucky and southeast Missouri. The Foundation will offer student scholarships for those studying music at a post secondary institution and funding assistance for community students. The Foundation is a federally-recognized 501 (c)3 nonprofit entity and contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law. Please consider making a donation to the Barras Foundation and or including it in your estate planning. For more information, feel free to visit this page to learn more. Help us to keep music alive!