Piano Project is a Melbourne-based charity that sponsors piano lessons for children who are new immigrants.

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Tempo Rubato is a live classical music venue in partnership with Piano Project. Opening in Brunswick in June 2019.

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Tempo Rubato is Piano Project's new live classical music venue at 34 Breese St Brunswick. All profits from Tempo Rubato will go to Piano Project. We were delighted to get funding from Pick My Project late last year and the build is currently underway. Due to open on Sunday 2nd June, with a Piano Project Fundraiser featuring Nicholas Young. you can find out more about Tempo Rubato and see what’s on at For $3 a month, you can also become a member of Tempo Rubato, giving you a 10% discount at the bar, a monthly email with what’s on and other benefits as we think of them.







"The things I expect from lessons are never the things that arise, and the kids never fail to impress me with their courage in settling into such a different and new culture; their determination to take on all the challenges I throw at them at the piano; and their warmth in letting me into their lives for half an hour a week. 

I'm so proud to work for the Piano Project... It's a counter-cultural, unassuming, quiet and deeply effective piece in the bigger picture that is the collective activism of Australians who do not endorse our harsh refugee policies. It's all the reasons I studied music, support the arts and still work in this field."

Georgina Lewis, Piano Teacher, Collingwood English Language School, June 2018