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Recent Press

Flower Piano event puts a dozen pianos in SF Botanical Garden

KTVU, September 16, 2022

Flower Piano take over San Francisco's Golden Gate Park

SFGATE, September 16, 2022

Flower Piano Returns Bigger and Bolder Than Ever

San Francisco Classical Voice, September 10, 2022

Flower Piano 2022 to Fill SF Botanical Garden with Stellar Musicians, Including LGBTQ Community Favorites

San Francisco Bay Times, September 8, 2022

This Chill S.F. Spot is our Pandemic MVP

SF Chronicle, February 11, 2022


Flower Piano comes back after 26-month absence, crowding players and listeners into Golden Gate Park

SF Chronicle, September 19, 2021

Making music: Flower Piano festival returns to San Francisco for impromptu performances

The Mercury News, September 18, 2021

Flower Piano to bloom again in Golden Gate Park

San Francisco Examiner, September 8, 2021

Majestic Magnolias

Richmond Review, January 3, 2021

Low-income families get free admission to 3 Golden Gate Park gardens

SF Chronicle, November 22, 2020


Meet the Plants! SF Botanical Garden Is a Refuge for Rare and Disappearing Flora

KQED, July 20, 2020


SF Botanical Garden to Reopen June 1st

DoTheBay, May 26, 2020

Colorful spring flowers are in bloom at SF Botanical Garden, see what you are missing during temporary closure

ABC7, April 3, 2020

San Francisco Botanical Garden: Public oasis, private haven

San Francisco Chronicle, March 19, 2020

Fifth Annual 'Flower Piano' Wraps Up In Botanical Garden After 12 Days Of Open-Air Musical Delights

SFist, July 22, 2019


Friday morning in San Francisco, and the sound of pianos blossoms

San Francisco Chronicle, July 12, 2019

Flower Piano Comes Back to the Botanical Garden

SF Weekly, July 10, 2019

'Flower Piano' Blooms Again in Golden Gate Park

KQED, July 2, 2019


Feast and fun at San Francisco Botanical Garden party

Marin Independent Journal, April 2019


For all its flaws, there's something special about San Francisco 
San Francisco Chronicle, July 2018

'Magic' at San Francisco Botanical Garden: Flower Piano brings joy, musical appreciation to the Bay 
The Daily Californian, July 2018