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- WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41771
06/08/07 04:53 PM
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This message posted with the kind permission of PianoWorld...

This is pianist David Nevue, the program director for Whisperings: Solo Piano Radio at http://www.solopianoradio.com .

How would you like a chance to win a beautiful, digital grand piano?

Whisperings: Solo Piano Radio, along with Galileo Music are giving away a digital grand piano to one lucky person.

What's the catch?

We'd like your help raising money to benefit children's charities.


To enter the contest, just buy a $5 raffle ticket, which goes to benefit these charties.
You can buy as many tickets as you like.

On September 1st, we'll draw a ticket at the Whisperings concert in Cape Cod, MA and give away a Digital Grand Piano. You don't have to be present at the concert to win.

Even if you don't win the piano, you win by helping kids in need. <font size="+1">

For more information on the raffle, the charities, and the digital grand piano prize, visit the Whisperings web site at http://www.solopianoradio.com/concerts/giveaway.htm
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Thanks so much!

David Nevue
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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41772
06/09/07 04:26 PM
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David,

Thanks for that info. It looks like the money raised will go to a GREAT cause.

I had an opportunity to play one of those Galileos just like the one in the raffle and it is an amazing digital. The sound and touch is absolutely fantastic. It's definitely one I wouldn't mind having.

Ken


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41773
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I bought a book of tickets. It's the least I can do to offer a small amount of support for this good work. Thank you, Mr. Nevue.

A side note -- I bought the CD "Whisperings" a few months ago, based on comments about it here, and I have really enjoyed listening to it. Wonderful music!

Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41774
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An easy decision..........thanks for the opportunity to help & a chance to win something by doing it.

Good luck on the fund raising.

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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41775
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I bought a book..didn't have to think twice..BTW Ken..I had looked online into Galileo..about a month ago oddly enough...now this giveway comes up
just wondering if anyone ever played one?
are they really good? the cabinet on the Mahogany is reall beautiful!..however this post is about the charities..and a worthwhile cause it is
lets hope every PW member and visitor to this site feels the same and helps out.. Bob Newbie

Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41776
06/15/07 10:27 PM
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Bought a book for my sister, she'd love to have a piano, any piano :-)

Come on folks, here's a great chance to win a digital piano, and help some very worthwhile charities. Buy the tickets for yourself, or as gifts (or both).


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41777
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Just got a ticket as well - it's really painless since they accept Paypal payments.

Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41778
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Got my raffle tickets in the mail. LOL I totally didn't expect that. I was willing to take their word that I was entered.

I'm glad to donate to a worthy cause. And should I be lucky enough to win a piano, even better. laugh


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41779
06/25/07 08:30 AM
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To a good cause! Count me in.... smile

Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41780
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Bump...

Come on folks, here's your chance to win a digital grand, and help a great cause.


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41781
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Got my 5 tix in the mail today. Thanks!




Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41782
07/15/07 11:44 PM
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Question: how does a "digital grand piano" differ from some other kind of "digital" piano? Are there digital vertical pianos??? Is a "digital grand piano" anything other than a digital keyboard with a button that says "Grand Pianos" on it? I see the instrument in question has a lid that hinges at one end - is that the defining chartacteristic?
I find this terminology could confuse people...

I wish the fundraiser well and hope they can raise a lot of money for children's charities. And I also hope no one thinks they are going to win a grand piano

Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41783
07/16/07 02:36 PM
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It's a digital in a grand case, Jurgen. The sound should be the same as any digital, but it will look jazzier: wink


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I bought my book of tickets some time ago but may buy another to up my chances. I want that digital! laugh

Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41784
07/17/07 11:18 AM
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I bought a book for my sister, and one for myself. Might buy another.

Probably the closest I'll even get to owning a grand piano :-)


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41785
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I have rarely been lucky in winning raffles but for the cause here I have bought a book. My wife is even more averse to raffles but recently we have won a couple. Three times lucky??

Alan

Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41786
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I have rarely been lucky in winning raffles but for the cause here I have bought a book. My wife is even more averse to raffles but recently we have won a couple. Three times lucky??

Alan
Alan,

I rarely win anything either, although I have won a few things over the years.

This is a case of the cause being more valuable then the prize.

I see you're from England, and therefore likely not familiar with the Hole In The Wall Gang organization.
Here in the States, it's a highly regarded organization dedicated to bringing some joy into the lives of terminally ill kids who have little to be joyous about.

It's money well spent.

http://www.holeinthewallgang.org/

"It is here that children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses find camaraderie, joy and a renewed sense of being a kid. They also get to do things that no one knew they were capable of doing."


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41787
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Just bought my book...along with a bump


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41788
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Time is running out, order your tickets now!


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41789
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Hi David!!

GREAT cause and FUN piano -- 'just purchased my book!

Daria


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41790
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Almost forgot about this....I'm in..... laugh


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41791
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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41792
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I wonder who won the piano... wouldn't it be cool if it ended up being a PW member? Wouldn't it be WAY cool if it ended up being me? laugh

Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41793
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Quote
Originally posted by Monica K.:
I wonder who won the piano... wouldn't it be cool if it ended up being a PW member? Wouldn't it be WAY cool if it ended up being me? laugh
Lawrence Brumfield of Las Vegas NV
won our Digital Grand Piano giveaway. Congratulations Lawrence!

Congrats Lawrence, whoever you are. laugh


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41794
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frown bummed


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41795
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Oh well, I can't even win $5 when I play the lottery either.


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Re: - WIN - a Digital Grand Piano.... and Support a Charity! #41796
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Quote
Originally posted by Mechanical Doll:

Congrats Lawrence, whoever you are. laugh
Thanks!

(j/k)

By the way - I looked at how much money they collected in the end, and it was only a few thousand. They'd be better off selling the $10,000 piano and donating that.


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