Kawai Musical Instruments Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a piano manufacturing company headquartered in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan. In August 9, 1927, at the age of 41, Koichi Kawai established the Kawai Musical Instruments Research Laboratory at 200 Terajima-cho Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture. Kawai is best known for its grand pianos, upright pianos, electronic keyboards and electronic synthesizers.
Its renowned Shigeru Kawai Research and Development Laboratory enables exploration of new concepts, designs and materials that help Kawai to continually deliver to the high level of piano standards today. The brand has earned recognition through The Winner’s Choice and for both environmental and technological leadership in the industry. Many pianists choose from Kawai’s Concert Art Series (CA) and Concert Performer Ensemble Series (CP) pianos. And numerous top performing musicians prefer ES Series and MP Series Stage Pianos by Kawai.