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THE SING FOR HOPE PIANOS RETURN TO NEW YORK CITY

FESTIVE LAUNCH AT 28 LIBERTY STREET ON JUNE 10, 2024 BY 9am TO 3pm WITH MUSICAL PERFORMANCES 12.00

The Sing for Hope Pianos program is one of the world’s largest public art initiatives, creating artist-designed pianos and placing them in parks and public spaces where everyone can play.

NEW YORK, June 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — The Sing for Hope Pianos will once again hit the streets of New York City, creating live music throughout the city for 3 weeks. On Monday June 10 by 9am – 3pmSing for Hope will unveil all 15 new Sing for Hope pianos at 28 Liberty Street. These original works of art are part of the global Sing for Hope Pianos initiative and are all created by local people New York City artists from the area. After the day-long celebration, everyone sings Hope piano will be moved to a public location across the street New York City for everyone to play, listen to, interact with and enjoy June 30, 2024. At the end of their public residency, the Sing for Hope pianos will be moved to permanent homes in schools and community organizations across Europe. New York City, where they will inspire lives for years to come. Sing for Hope, the world leader in public piano arts programs, has provided more pianos to under-resourced public schools than any other organization in the world.

The June 10th The unveiling event at Fosun Plaza, 28 Liberty Street, will showcase a variety of local people New York City musical talent, including sopranos Sarah Beth Pearson, Cristina Maria Castroand pianist Jason Wirth by Opera on site; Harlem Chamber Players; the Sing for Hope HandaHarmony Youth ChoirAnd LaGuardia High School Treble Choir. The event is organized by Alex GarfinSing for Hope Youth Ambassador and star of the CW’s Superman and Lois.

“The launch of the Sing for Hope Pianos is a cherished tradition in Lower Manhattan, where art brings the community together at Fosun Plaza,” said Thomas Costanzo, Global Partner of Fosun and CEO of Four Trees Asset Management. “Sing for Hope continues to be a driving force in animating Lower Manhattan, and we are pleased to continue our partnership with such a fantastic organization.”

The 15 new Sing for Hope pianos for 2024 were created by New York City visual artists JJ González Acosta, Laura Alvarez, Addy Balajadia, Sally ChenVanesa Álvarez Diaz, Claudia Echeverria, Martina Hanna, Colette Hardy, Richela Fabian Morgan, Love Pignata, Arianna Santoriello, Christopher SpinelliChristina Vandian, Bendow, Mei Yu. Artists were selected through a competitive RFP process that was reviewed anonymously by a panel of artists, leaders and community members.

“The Sing for Hope Pianos will bring That of New York parks and public spaces to music life June 11 to June 30” says co-founder of Sing for Hope Camille Zamora. “However, their impact extends far beyond these three weeks. After this period of outdoor musical enrichment, they will find new homes in our public schools, becoming a fixture in the community and instilling a love of the arts in our next generation inflame.”

“We are thrilled to bring back the Sing for Hope pianos New York City” adds co-founder of Sing for Hope Monica Yunus. “We are deeply inspired by our collaborations with a group of exceptionally talented artists and eagerly look forward to the opportunity for the community to experience them with us.”

The Sing for Hope Pianos started in New York City in 2010 and has since grown into one of the world’s largest annual public art programs. With more than 700 original creations to date, The Sing for Hope Pianos brings hope, healing and a shared musical experience to communities around the world.

For more information visit www.SingforHope.org.

About Singing for hope
Sing for Hope harnesses the power of art to create a better world. Our creative programs bring hope, healing and connection to millions of people in hospitals, schools, healthcare facilities, refugee camps, transit hubs and community spaces around the world. A non-profit organization founded in New York City In response to the events of September 11, Sing for Hope partners with hundreds of community organizations, mobilizes thousands of artists in creative service, and produces artist-made Sing for Hope pianos in the US and around the world. The official cultural partner of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, Sing for Hope Champions art for everyone because we believe the arts have an unparalleled ability to uplift, unite and heal.

The work of Sing for Hope is made possible by the Sing for Hope Founders’ Circle: The International Foundation for Arts and Culture (Dr. Haruhisa HandaChairman, Sing for Hope Global Patron), The Arnhold Foundation in loving memory of Sissy and Henry ArnholdThe Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, The Anna-Maria & Stephen Kellen Foundation, Jacqueline Novogratz And Chris AndersonThe Seedling Foundation, and Ann Ziff; New York state Council on the Arts, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, Fosun International, and the generosity of donors like you. More information at singforhope.org.

Contact: Jennifer RegisterDirector of Special Projects
(email protected), 212-966-5955

SOURCE Sing for hope

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