Keys to the Streets: Woodward’s Summer Jam Session, July 11th

Keys to the Streets / Facebook

Keys to the Streets / Facebook

Music will fill the atrium at Woodward’s for the inaugural Keys to the Streets: Woodward’s Summer Jam Session on Monday, July 11. From 6 – 8 pm, an incredible line-up of local musical artists will gather to tickle the ivories and raise their voices in support of Keys to the Streets, a three-year old program that places painted pianos on the streets of Vancouver for everyone to encourage play over the summer.

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Keys to the Streets: Woodward’s Summer Jam Session, July 11th

A 16 Year-Old Composer Makes Music in Vancouver

photo: Fraser Jones in False Creek

photo: Fraser Jones in False Creek

Check out 16 year-old composer, Fraser Jones, playing his original piano cover “Once in a Lifetime” at various public pianos throughout Vancouver.

Vancouver Public Pianos are Back in Action for 2015

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Image courtesy of Bored in Vancouver | Flickr.com

Don’t be surprised to hear the sound of pianos being played in public spaces in Vancouver this summer. The Vancouver public piano project (known officially as Keys to the Streets) is back for another year of spontaneous piano performances and the sounds of “Chopsticks” in the air.

There are 10 public pianos decorated by local artists and cared for by volunteers sprinkled around Vancouver. The pianos offer a space for improvisational gatherings, spontaneous connections, and celebrations of music.

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Vancouver Public Pianos are Back in Action for 2015