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Sing for Hope Pianos

286 Hubs of Harmony: NYC Street Pianos Past, Present and Future

Camille Zamora | Posted 06.05.2015 | Arts
Camille Zamora

By sunrise tomorrow, 50 Sing for Hope Pianos will have been placed throughout the five boroughs, bringing to 286 the number of street pianos placed here since the project's 2010 debut.

Blossoming Pianos, Reviving Mimì, and Other Signs of Spring

Camille Zamora | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
Camille Zamora

Today -- finally! -- is the day. After a horrific winter featuring the coldest recorded temperatures in the past 81 years combined with a flu vaccine of historic inefficacy, spring has finally shown up.

Post-Snowmageddon, Songs of Summer

Camille Zamora | Posted 04.01.2015 | Arts
Camille Zamora

Today, in an imagined escape from the 30-degree weather outside, I'm fast-forwarding to June via video -- specifically, via music videos created by artists in past years on the Sing for Hope Pianos.

NYC's Outdoor Pianos Returning This Summer

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 04.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A new player is coming to the city's street scene this summer: everyday New Yorkers. Sing for Hope Pianos will take 88 rehabbed pian...

Designers' Pop-Up Pianos Attract Few Auction Bids

Posted 09.13.2011 | New York

TRIBECA -- The decorated instruments that graced the streets of New York this summer as part of the Pop-Up Pianos public art project need a new home -...

500-Pound Piano Stolen From Park

AP/The Huffington Post | AP – Thu, Jun 30, 2011 | Posted 08.30.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- How do you steal a white 500-pound piano sitting in a public park? That's what a nonprofit arts group that placed the piano in New York...