Sneak Preview: ‘Come Tickle Our Ivories!’ 2016

Published 7:40 am Thursday, April 21, 2016

By Mary Miller James

If you enjoyed the seven pianos creatively decorated by our Rowan County high school art students that graced Main Street in Salisbury last year… wait till you see what’s in store this year! Back by popular demand, and having grown in size, TEN pianos, this time magically transformed by our public and private middle schools and Early College, are almost ready for the street. Two weeks from tomorrow, May 6, during Downtown Salisbury Inc.’s First Friday Night Out, the pianos will be formally unveiled at 5:30 p.m., with student musicians serenading the public. Here’s what awaits you:


China Grove Middle School

“Down Into the Rabbit Hole”

Seen at Textile Products, 119 N. Main St.


Southeast Middle School

“Into the Jungle”

Seen at Sweet Meadow Café, 111 N. Main St.


Rowan County Early College

“We Can See the Future, Can You?”

Seen at Maia’s Fashions, 103 S. Main St.


Salisbury Academy

“Under the Sea”

Seen at Salisbury Square Antiques & Collectibles, 111 S. Main St.


Erwin Middle School

“Ebony & Ivory”

Seen at The Candy Shoppe, 119 S. Main St.


Knox Middle School

“Into the Woods”

Seen at Firehouse Sweets, 209 S. Main St.


North Rowan Middle School

“Under the Sea”

Seen at the Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St.


Corriher-Lipe Middle School

“Music Makes the Spirit Soar”

Seen at Ruby’s, 210 S. Main St.


Sacred Heart Catholic School

“Man in the Mirror”

Seen at Growing Pains, 122 S. Main St.


West Rowan Middle School

“Celebrating the West Rowan Bulldogs”

Seen at Salisbury Depot, 215 Depot St.


See all the pianos in Time Out, Thursday, April 21, page 8D.

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