For Immediate Release
Business & Arts NL and corporate sponsor Royal Inn + Suites are proud to announce the launch of Labrador’s first #ComePlayWithMeNL public piano at the Goose Bay Airport at 10:30 am, Thursday, December 19, 2019. The event will feature local pianist Matthew Barrett.
“We are happy to place this piano at the Goose Bay Airport for the enjoyment of travellers to and from the region,” said Royal Inn + Suites CEO Andy Turnbull. “This instrument reflects and celebrates the beauty of Labrador and the joy music brings to us all.” The Royal Inn + Suites is Goose Bay’s top-rated hotel and an Indigenous-owned business as a part of the Nunacor group of companies.
This piano was donated by Karl Manuel, in memory of his mother Ethel (Fry) Manuel and father Benoit Manuel, and features artwork by local NunatuKavut artist Charlene Rumbolt . Her design celebrates the beauty of the Labrador landscape, and the richness of life in the Big Land.
The instrument will be premiered as a public piano by local musician Matthew Barrett, Manager of the Lawrence O’Brien Arts Centre.
Additional contributors include Astral Moving and Storage (astral.ms), and Household Movers , who move many pianos, free of charge, for Business & Arts NL every year.
This event is open to the public – please join us!
Other # ComePlayWithMeNL pianos can be found at the St. John’s International Airport, Deer Lake Regional Airport, Memorial University Student Centre, Atlantic Place, the Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s Arts & Culture Centre, the Emera Innovation Exchange, the St. John’s Farmers’ Market, and Gander International Airport. Several more pianos will be launched by Business & Arts NL in the next
few months. Stay tuned!
For further information, contact:
Pete Soucy , Director of Collaboration ,
[email protected] ; 709-746-3470.
@BizArtsNL #ComePlayWithMeNL #RoyalExperience
Andy Turnbull, CEO
Royal Inn + Suites/Nunacor
Media are asked to be at the Goose Bay Airport by 10 am.
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