Academy A 2 Academy A 2 C.Bechstein Academy C.Bechstein Academy 5' cm 22,5'" cm 476,1 lbs / 251 cm 45'' kg The smallest model of the C. Bechstein Academy line and your big introduction to C. Bechstein. new Upright

Academy A 2

C.Bechstein Academy

The elegant introduction to the premium class

Academy A 2

C.Bechstein Academy

The elegant introduction to the premium class


The smallest model of the C. Bechstein Academy line and your big introduction to C. Bechstein

The sound of our new Academy A 2 develops with full volume and the ideal balance, resulting in soft, natural sound in your home. The instrument was perfected and its sound enhanced with the utmost care to further underline the incomparable fundamental character of our C. Bechstein Academy line.

From exceedingly delicate to powerful

Its extensive range of sound creates scope for emotions of all sizes, from exceedingly delicate to powerful. Each and every note and nuanced touch can be produced with precision.

Experience first-hand the excitement of the latest addition to our C. Bechstein range and treat yourself to the enjoyment that a premium acoustic instrument from our manufactory can provide.

The Premium Class

Top-quality upright and grand pianos made in Germany. Become part of the Bechstein legend!


C. Bechstein Academy upright piano

7 months, 120 hours

Instruments with perfect voice and touch.

Mountain spruce grown slowly at elevations between 800 and 1,000 meters.

Sound board element adapted to the individual models.

Sound bodies made of carefully selected spruce, beech and pine.

The special composition of the cast iron and the particular form of the frame dampen its vibrations and boost the string energy.

Agraffes ensure precise positioning of the bass strings. The middle and treble strings rest on a capo bar.

The bridges are made of German red beech using modern CNC technology, which guarantees good transmission of sound and frequencies to the soundboard.

Hardwood multiplex.

Durable, resilient keyboard with ideal lever ratio that meets professional requirements.

Keyboard designed and engineered by the C. Bechstein R&D department.

Highly complex professional action made up of 2,000 parts and designed in accordance with C. Bechstein’s Keyboard and Action Engineering and Geometry standards.

Hammer heads made by C. Bechstein Germany.

Materials: mahogany core covered with felt made in Germany of New Zealand wool using a secret, traditional method.

The Touch with optimum weight and friction coefficients achieved by using the latest design technology.

Individual voicing by expert technicians for a distinct, transparent, multifaceted voice.

Case manufactured at the C. Bechstein production site from some twenty top-quality parts. Elegant finish (high-gloss lacquer).

Academy A 2 Dimensions

Dimensions   45'' ×  5' ×  22,5'"   Weight   476,1 lbs / 251 kg
C.Bechstein Academy Academy A 2


C.Bechstein Academy Academy A 2
C. Bechstein Manufactory Seifhennersdorf, Saxony

At the C. Bechstein manufactory, experienced piano-makers build instruments of exceptional quality, each of them provided with a distinctive musical personality. More than 160 years of piano-making expertise are a testimony to continuity and reliability.

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