Blog post by Mundi Project Program Coordinator, Mary Beth Christensen On March 1st, I had the pleasure to represent the Mundi Project at a plaque placement ceremony at West Ridge Academy. This plaque was placed on the beautiful grand piano donated to the West Ridge Academy through Mundi’s Piano Bank Program. This program has placed pianos to over 215 public … Continue reading Plaque Placement at West Ridge Academy
Blog post by Mundi Project Board President, Christina Coonradt Last week Mundi Executive Director Dr. Ruby Chou and I were proud to represent Mundi Project at the Utah State Capitol for the 11th Annual Nonprofit Day on the Hill. This event is a fantastic opportunity for us to advocate for our organization to our local … Continue reading 2019 Nonprofit Day on the Hill
In partnership with the Leonardo Museum and Mundi’s Piano Technician Andrew Swan, Harmony Hub students and museum-goers learned how a piano is built by TAKING IT APART! Similar to #PeoplesPianoProject, this is an “upcycling” project of Piano Bank for well-loved pianos! In fact, the piano we took apart had been on the streets of Salt Lake … Continue reading Tech Take Apart!
MESSAGE FROM HANA JANATOVA, FOUNDER OF MUNDI PROJECT After a three-month process, it is my pleasure to announce that the Board of Directors has selected Dr. Ruby Chou as the new Executive Director to lead Mundi Project into its next chapter. Dr. Chou comes to the Mundi Project with a strong commitment to uphold and guide the … Continue reading New Executive Director, New Chapter
The community painted a grand piano for this year’s #PeoplesPianoProject!! You can see & play this piano at the Leonardo Museum cafe (no museum admission needed to do this). Fun fact: this grand piano was our 1st public space placement in 2009. It was loved a lot by its previous owners and the community of … Continue reading #PeoplesPianoProject
On September 14, Mundi Project staff paid a visit to East High School piano program to make some minor repairs to the damper pedal on their new piano placement and to see the advanced piano class in action. This summer we received the generous donation of a Suzuki Baby Grand, which now serves 176 students … Continue reading Baby Grand for East High School
Cesar (2015) – Cable Console 11 year old Cesar has been practicing for the past 2 and a half years and is excited to have a new piano in his home. “This piano inspires me to try as hard as I possibly can,” he says. Besides playing piano, Cesar also likes percussion, science, and cooking. … Continue reading Piano Bank: Cesar (2015)
Piano Bank: Salt Lake Center for Science Education (2015) Excited students and their choir accompanist, Jan Hope, at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education, a charter school in Rose Park for grades 6-12. The school just received a Knabe piano from the Piano Bank and they are looking forward to using it for their … Continue reading Salt Lake Center for Science Ed.