“The whole purpose is to generate life on the street and generate activity. In other areas where they have done this, it has been a real boon to business because it gets people out on the street.”
— Larry James, Co-Founder of City Sounds

The Des Moines public piano project

City Sounds is a project dear to Swaelu, who brought this concept to the Des Moines area.  Swaelu manages all aspects of the program, from organizing the board, the pianos, partner relations, artists, fundraising, grant procurement and music programming.

Swaelu Services:

•  Board Procurement and Management
•  Pianos (storage, maintenance, permits)
•  Artist (selection, guidelines, timelines)
•  Fundraising and Grant Management
•  Partner, Sponsor & Care-Taker Supervision
•  Music Programming for the Season
•  Website and Social Media
•  Annual Reports
•  Posters and Postcards