Heroes (4) – Beirut Blast Relief

(Photo-credits humbly go to Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)   These are pretty difficult times for mankind. We’re in all sorts of trouble, mostly self-inflicted I might add. While parts of the world are on fire, world leaders are stumbling and medical facilities keep getting flooded with Covid-19 patients, I could do with a tangible hero!   Meet…

Photo credits to Mr. Yusuf Beyazit

Heroes (3) – Mind-blowing Minneapolis

(Photo credits to Mr. Yusuf Beyazit)       How to comfort pain? How to unite where others tend to divide, rule and stumble? How to de-escalate, when apathy turned into worldwide urge to act, then erupted into chaos and decreasing accountability? How to use talent, passion and creativity for disarmament purposes? There might be…

Heroes (1) – Piano Without Borders (Uganda)

“Public Pianos give people an opportunity to connect”, what else is new?! So far we spoke about connecting in places like Central Park uptown Manhattan or Lakeside Geneva. We blogged about meeting tourists and local bystanders, all with their own walks of life, but on average gifted amongst gifted people. Had we been born in…

Media Favorites

Piano pilgrims spend a fair amount of time traveling, always looking for new pianos, audiences and fellow pilgrims. Many of those we’ve met or watched playing in real life, some are found online. We do realize footage below isn’t exclusively about Public Pianos and some of these players aren’t exacly amateurs, but all these moments…

What We Do

We love playing Public Pianos, wherever, whenever. We cherish musical interaction with new communities, using a carefully art-worked pianos as an opening line. Doing so, we tempted hidden musicians from 2 to 92 world-wide to come out of the woodwork and experience the joy of making music in public space. To play those pianos, we…