this event is over. sorry you missed it
the toy piano recital promotes the toy piano as a musical instrument and the idea that another world is possible. featured this year is new work for multiple toy pianos by arun chandra , several short performances by local musicians exploring a wide variety of musical styles and techniques, and a new short film by emily linders about toy pianos in olympia. anyone who wants to play a toy piano before an audience will have a chance to perform. the toy piano recital is a benefit for the port protesters' legal defense. on may 30, 2006, several olympians were violently arrested for trying to stop stryker brigades from deploying to iraq through the port of olympia. several toy pianos will be auctioned off throughout the evening to support the protesters. admission is free. toy pianos tuned by ryan sowers, rpt
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call for musicians:
anyone can play in the recital as long as the performance meets the following conditions:
musicians of all ages and ability levels are welcome to participate. If you would like your performance to be included in the event program, or if you want to be assured a chance to perform, send a short description to firstname.lastname@example.org before april 15, 2007. Musicians may either bring their own toy pianos, or use the selection of toy pianos that will be provided for the event.
win a toy piano: