Thanks to Pianos for Peace, a nonprofit organization designed to promote peace and philanthropy through art, music and education, 11 beautifully painted pianos are now located inside Atlanta Public Schools.
Before the arrival of the pianos, the organization invited the Maynard Jackson High School Orchestra and the J.W. Dobbs Elementary School musical ensemble to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport for an unforgettable Closing Ceremony. Passengers from across the globe were delighted by the sounds of the Jackson and Dobbs Jaguars as they moved throughout the busiest airport in the world.
Throughout the year, Pianos for Peace volunteer artists will participate in meaningful art programs making performing arts more accessible to our students and staff.
Complete list of Atlanta Public Schools Pianos for Peace sites:
Booker T. Washington High, Boyd Elementary, Cleveland Avenue Elementary, Crawford Long Middle, Dobbs Elementary, Garden Hills Elementary, Henry W. Grady High, Hollis Innovation Academy, Inman Middle, Maynard Jackson High, Warren T. Jackson Primary.
For more information and to view the 2017 Pianos for Peace Festival, visit: pianosforpeace.org.
Jasmine Mosley: Staff Writer