Welcome to Glasgow Piano City. Last updated: 03/06/19
the place to be ~ the thing to do
There are loads of pianos out there to play so what are you waiting for . . .
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 June 28th ( 11am ~ 4pm ) in the 2019 West End Festival at Mackintosh Queens Cross Church. 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
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 Ear. Click 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 . . . HERE. We also have high quality pianos for Hire for performances, events, conferences, festivals, workshops & anything you can think of.
Click on the images below . . . to view & download Pdf photo-booklets with some highlights from our previous years activity.