The Victory Vertical Project

A fascinating, historical narrative video interspersed with musical performances by Dr. Garik Pedersen, pianist. Hear untold stories about the music of World War II, ranging from popular tunes like Chattanooga Choo-Choo, Begin the Beguine, and Moonlight Serenade, to compositions by Roy Harris, Ross Lee Finney, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Samuel Barber, and others. Learn how small “Victory Vertical” pianos built by Steinway and Sons were sent across the globe to bring courage and solidarity through the power of music!