Kawai GL-30 Aures 2 AnyTime Hybrid Grand Piano

The new Kawai GL-30 AURES 2 AnyTime Hybrid Grand Piano combines the award-winning performance of our GL Series Grand Pianos with the versatility of a top-of-the-line digital instrument. If quiet practice is required, simply mute the piano and use headphones to access 90 digital sounds, including our Shigeru concert grand piano and much more.

Original price was: $42,095.00.Current price is: $36,095.00.

Kawai GL-30 Aures 2 AnyTime Hybrid Grand Piano

With almost a century of fine piano craftsmanship as a foundation, Kawai takes the piano into the future with the GL-30 AURES 2 AnyTime Hybrid Grand Piano. Flawlessly blending advanced digital piano technology into the traditional grand piano, the Kawai GL-30 AURES 2 reaches new heights of musical possibilities. Pianists can use the 90 digital sounds independently or layered with the acoustic grand piano for novel and exciting tone combinations. Moreover, when the baby is sleeping, children are studying or neighbors need quiet, you can mute the acoustic piano and play silently through headphones. The Kawai GL-30 AURES 2 has the outstanding touch of our awarding-winning GL Series grand pianos thanks to our renowned Millennium III carbon fiber action as well as the warm, vibrant tone Kawai grand pianos are known for. The digital sounds are produced by Kawai’s proprietary rendering and harmonic imaging XL technology. Plus, by using the PianoRemote app, players can enjoy other powerful features including record, metronome, split and layer modes as well as Bluetooth audio and MIDI connectivity. Discover the many musical possibilities of the GL-30 AURES 2. In one amazing instrument, you have all the best the acoustic and digital worlds have to offer.


  • 5′ 5″ GL-30 Grand Piano
  • New Kawai Hybrid Sound Board featuring 4 High-end Performance Transducers 
  • SK-EX Rendering Piano Sound Engine with Multi-Channel Sampling
  • A modern User Interface, the PianoRemote app for iOS/Android controls operations via your smart device
  • Integrated Bluetooth MIDI and Audio wireless technology
  • Flexible Virtual Technician Function with 19 Adjustable Parameters
  • App-based Recorder (SMF/WAV/FLAC/AAC formats)
  • 256 Polyphony (max.)
SizeLength5’5″ (166 cm)
Width4’11″ (150 cm)
Height3’4” (102 cm)
Weight688 lbs. (312 kg)
TouchWhite Key SurfacesAcrylic
Black Key SurfacesPhenol
ActionMillennium III Action with Carbon Fiber
HammersAll Underfelted
SoundSoundboardSolid Spruce, Tapered
Agraffes1-46 keys
Duplex ScalingFore & Back
Back Posts3
Exterior DesignPedalsDamper, Sostenuto, Soft
CastersSingle, Brass
Lid Props2
Fallboard“Soft Fall” Closing System
Music RackPosition5 Positions
Hard Finish
Other FeaturesStretcher Over-Lap Integrated Design (SOLID) Longer Keys Steel-Reinforced Keyslip & Keybed V-Pro Plate
Sound SourceSK-EX Rendering – 88-Key Multi-channel piano sampling – 88-Key Resonance Piano ModellingHarmonic Imaging XL – 88-Key Piano Sampling
Internal SoundsSK-EX Rendering – SK-EX Concert Grand – 10 Rendering CharactersHarmonic Imaging XL – 90 Sounds
Keyboard ModesDual Split Four Hands
PolyphonyMax. 256 notes (depending on selected sound)
EffectsSK-EX Rendering – Ambience (10 types)Harmonic Imaging XL – Reverb (6 types) – Effects (24 types: Chorus x 3, Delay x 3, Tremolo x 3, Auto pan x 2, Phaser x 2, Rotary x 6, Combination x 5)
Virtual TechnicianPianist Mode: – Touch Curve (incl. User) – Voicing (incl. User) – Damper Noise – Fall-back Noise, – Hammer Delay – Minimum Touch – Key Volume (incl. User) – Half-Pedal Adjust – Soft Pedal DepthSound Mode: – Touch Curve (incl. User) – Voicing (incl. User) – Damper Resonance – Damper Noise – String Resonance – Undamped String Resonance – Cabinet Resonance – Key-off Effect – Fall-back Noise – Hammer Delay – Top board Simulation – Decay Time – Minimum Touch, – Stretch Tuning (incl. User) – Temperament (incl. User) – Temperament Key, – Key Volume (incl. User) – Half-Pedal Adjust – Soft Pedal Depth
Control / Recorder AppPianoRemote (iOS / Android) PianoRemote App-based Recorder -SMF / WAV / FLAC / AAC PianoRemote App-based User Interface
MetronomeTime Signatures1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8
Drum Rhythms100 Patterns
Internal SongsSound Demo39 Songs
Music204 or 218 Songs (Depending on market location)
Lesson Songs578 Songs from Alfred, Burgmüller, Czerny, Beyer, Bach, and Chopin lesson books (lesson books sold separately) 140 Finger Exercises
TransposeKey Transpose-12~+12 semi-tones
Song Transpose-12~+12 semi-tones
Other Settings & FunctionsSpeaker / Headphone Bluetooth MIDI User Data SystemTone Control, Wall EQ, Low Volume Balance, Speaker Volume, Spatial Headphone Sound, Headphone Type, Headphone Volume, Line In Volume Bluetooth MIDI, Bluetooth MIDI Device Name, Bluetooth Audio, Bluetooth Audio Volume MIDI Channel, Local On/Off, Transmit Program Change, Multi-timbral Mode, Channel Mute Reset Sounds, Reset Music, Factory Reset Auto Power Off, Language, Information
Sound System(Aures only)Soundboard Speaker System with 4 transducers (Low-Mid Range x 2, High Range x 2)
Bluetooth®Bluetooth® (Ver. 4.1; GATT compatible) Bluetooth® Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant Bluetooth Audio (Version 3.0, Profile: A2DP, Codecs: SBC, AAC, aptX)
Connector JacksHeadphones1 x 1/4″, 1 x 1/8″
Line Out1/8″ Stereo
Line In1/8″ Stereo
USBto Host
USBfor Update
Power ConsumptionAures2: 58 W, ATX4: 20 W
PowerPower Cable
BenchMatching Artist Bench
HeadphonesHeadphone Hook
FinishPolished Ebony
Owners Manual: Download
10 Year Fully Transferable Warranty on Acoustic Piano Components and 5 Years Parts and Labor on Electronic Components: Click Here To Download Owner’s Registration Card Customers should retain their store receipt or purchase statement as proof of the date of purchase. Please contact Kawai’s Technical Services Division if you have any questions or concerns, or to request a copy of your new warranty.
Weight688 lbs
Dimensions65 × 59 × 40 in
Select Finish

Ebony Polished

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