Deadline to submit: May 6, 2022
Business and Arts NL’s #ComePlayWithMeNL public pianos can be found in 10 locations, including airports, hospitals, arts and culture centres, across the province. This summer, we’re bringing these pianos to life with a series of pop-up concerts!
Are you a musician or musical group who performs using piano? Interested in presenting one of our pop-up concerts this summer?
Featured performers/groups will be offered a $500 fee for each concert.
Each concert will:
- Take place between July 1 and Aug 31, 2022.
- Last 20-30 minutes.
- Be free of charge to passersby.
- Images and clips of these concerts will be featured on our social media channels and website.
Interested? Please submit:
- A 200-word bio
- A link to your website or portfolio
- Up to 3 recordings (these can be links to video/audio content, or attached mp3s and should include a piano).
- Let us know which piano you would prefer to perform on (see list below)
May 6 – Expressions of interest due.
May 13 – Selected musicians notified.
June 10 – All concert dates and locations confirmed, in collaboration with artists and location hosts.
July 1 – Aug 31 – Performances.
FAQ’s – Frequently Asked Questions
Where are these pianos located?
St. John’s – Arts and Culture Centre, St. John’s International Airport, MUN Signal Hill Campus Emera Innovation Exchange, Health Sciences Centre, MUN University Centre, St. John’s Farmer’s Market
Deer Lake – Deer Lake Airport
Gander – Gander Airport
Happy Valley-Goose Bay – Happy Valley-Goose Bay Airport
Stephenville – Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital (TBC)
Who is qualified to apply?
Musicians with experience performing in public are invited to apply. All musical genres are welcome, but a piano must be included in the performance, and in the materials submitted for consideration.
How will selections be made?
We will work with a selection committee, including musicians, to program the slate of concerts as a whole. It is our intent that the musicians and music featured will include a diverse range of musical styles and cultural expressions.
What format should I be submitting in?
Links to video and/or audio files sent by email are preferable. Audio files emailed as an attachment should be in mp3 format. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (709) 745 1611 if you would like to submit in another format.