A pretty cool thing happened this past weekend. I went out to a restaurant in Montreal with my girlfriend and when we got out of it, I noticed a piano laying right there on the sidewalk.
Nobody was around the piano so I thought I would get closer to see what it was all about. Well, there was a sign with something like "Piano of the street - play me!" written on it.
AS the sign suggested, I just sat down and started playing some pieces I've learned in the last couple months and a few people just started to gather around and cheer to the music.
This was such an experience for me seeing these people come together and listen to what I had to offer even if I'm still at the very beginning stage of my piano learning journey. I think they just came out of curiosity as you do not expect having a big upright on a corner of some street late in the evening.
I find it amazing that the city decided to install a few pianos for random people to play on it and share their love for music with total strangers.
Here is the link to the city's web page where you can learn more about this initiative (French only)