Pianos for Peace

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Pianos for Peace
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TypeNonprofit organization
Area served
Metro Atlanta
Founder & CEO
Malek Jandali

Pianos for Peace is a nonprofit organization founded by composer and pianist Malek Jandali.[1] It is a 501(c)(3) public charity based in Atlanta. Pianos for Peace mission is to build peace through music and education.

The annual Pianos for Peace Festival takes place in Atlanta over a two-week period where painted pianos are placed in public spaces and parks of the city for anyone to play.[2] Afterward, the pianos are donated to schools, community centers, hospitals, nursing homes and other organizations in need.[3] Pianos for Peace volunteer artists contribute to year-round outreach programs that reach various under-resourced communities throughout Metro Atlanta.


  1. ^ "Atlanta Composer From Syria Promotes 'Pianos For Peace'". City Lights. WABE. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  2. ^ Wehelie, Benazir. "Malek Jandali's Musical Universe: Songs for Peace". The Emory Wheel. Emory University. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  3. ^ Emerson, Bo. "Syrian transplant spreading harmony with Pianos for Peace". AJC.com. Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 27 July 2016.

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