Welcome to Glasgow Piano City.                        Last updated: 01/07/19 

                                the place to be ~ the thing to do                         

      There are loads of pianos out there to play so what are you waiting for . . .  

The video above is the 1st of a new series on our recycling collaborations in 2019.
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           Click on the wee GPC logo below to read some more about us and                   watch short films and video clips ~ by clicking on the icons above.                   Our next Lids Open Day will be on Friday July 5th ( 11am ~ 4pm )                     and then again on Sunday July 7th ( 12pm ~ 3pm )                                               Registration for this event is now open here

           Watching the film opposite will also give you a sense of this event                     or you can listen to the audio clip below for another perspective.

Anna Magnusson Radio Piece at the Mitchell Library Lids Open Day.mp3

Piano Recycling

Playing it by Ear ~ the Place to Be, the Thing to Do

Awards for All funding in 2016 let us offer 100 Hours of informal piano tuition in Glasgow with everyone . . . Playing it By EarClick on the image opposite for comments / feedback. 

This has developed naturally into an initiative to cope with social isolation, loneliness and long term health conditions while also nurturing musicianship, You can read more on this in recent articles in the Pianist and the Scots Magazine in the panel below. It all started life as 'Pianos on Prescription' though we want to create distance from anything that feels too 'prescribed' so we are now just: Glasgow PIano City ~ the Place to Be, the Thing to Do.

Our instruments are on Loan at each host venue. You can join this growing list of piano friendly locations if you CONTACT US . . . HEREWe also have high quality pianos for Hire for performances, events, conferences, festivals, workshops & anything you can think of. 

Click on the images to read 2 recent magazine articles on our project activities in Glasgow. You can also listen to Anna Magnusson's BBC Radio Scotland ' Sunday morning with . . . ' interview here and watch a short film below of our Lids Open Day in the Glasgow Room at the Mitchell Library ~ with tunes from Anna herself and some of the players interviewed as well as a wee bit of fun from 'the background sounds' playing in the Grand Hall, City Halls.
You can also watch Ian Hamilton's BBC Reporting Scotland piece above, that covered the installation of Fern in the QUEH Atrium and catch a bit of the inspiring goings on at River Garden, Auchincruive when we brought a piano donation to their opening ceremony.

 Click on the images below . . . to view & download Pdf photo-booklets with some highlights from our previous years activity.

Some of our supporters are shown below . . .