The community is invited to attend the launch of a new community piano in the Bundaberg CBD, including performances from local pianists.
Bundaberg Regional Council and the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre will launch the new piano following three generous donations from local families.
Three pianos in good working order have been donated to Council meaning that not only can the currently damaged piano be replaced but there are two more ready and waiting to be installed if and when needed.
The community is invited to celebrate the launch with a short lunch-time performance at midday on Friday 24 March.
Arts, Culture and Events portfolio spokesperson Cr John Learmonth said the replacement piano would be welcome news to many.
“The community piano is a fantastic initiative which has economic, social and cultural benefit to our community,” Cr Learmonth said.
“We’ve been receiving increasing community requests regarding tuning and damage on the existing instrument so we know many interested residents will be pleased to hear a replacement piano is on its way.
“It’s unfortunate that the community piano has been targeted by vandals on a regular basis but we are so grateful for the generosity of the three local families who have donated pianos because it ensures that we can continue this great initiative at low cost to ratepayers.
“We’re also introducing a regular tuning schedule for the new piano to ensure it stays…
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