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Questions and Answers about Boston's 75 pianos

Posted by Your Town  September 23, 2013 09:34 PM

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Here are some frequently asked questions about Play Me, I'm Yours!, the artwork by artist Luke Jerram that is being installed in Boston, Cambridge and Somerville. The program is sponsored by Celebrity Series, which published this Q and A on its website.

How can I perform on a piano?
In order to perform on any of our 75 pianos, you do not need to sign up or reserve a spot. You can walk up and play on any piano! Celebrity Series is not formally scheduling performances, but we encourage you to share and upload videos and photos to the website www.streetpianosboston.com and on social media using hashtag #streetpianosboston.

How can I learn more about the piano locations for Street Pianos Boston?
For piano locations and regular updates on the festival, visit streetpianosboston.com, like the Facebook page facebook.com/streetpianosboston or follow us on Twitter at @streetpianosBOS. Use hashtag #streetpianosboston so we make sure to see your posts.

Why is the Celebrity Series bringing Street Pianos to Boston?
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Celebrity Series of Boston, Celebrity Series is bringing music and arts to the streets of Boston and Cambridge. The piano is especially fitting since the Celebrity Series founder, Aaron Richmond, was a pianist himself.

How do I subscribe to the Celebrity Series email list?
To sign up for emails about Street Pianos Boston and Celebrity Series news, sign up for email newsletters here.

What happens to the pianos after the festival?
Pianos will be donated to charitable organizations and causes. Pianos are not made for the outdoors, so some of them may only survive as vibrant art pieces. If you want to nominate a worthy cause to receive a piano, please contact us at streetpianos@celebrityseries.org.

What if I notice something wrong with a piano?
For street piano questions or concerns, please contact streetpianos@celebrityseries.org or call 617-598-3219.

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