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Yende Mangum ‘24, a member of the Princeton Pianists Ensemble.
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The Pianists of Princeton

The Princeton Pianists Ensemble (PPE) – everyone’s heard about it. And how could they not? The group is self-described as “one of the only performing groups on the planet where you’ll ever see five pianos on a stage,“ and they certainly live this up, with their concerts for not quite dozens of hands. That is, they live it up in a normal year. But what happens during a pandemic? In the following photos, we’ll catch up (visually) with some of PPE's members, and we'll explore how the group is managing these unprecedented times.  

Click here if not redirected The Princeton Pianists Ensemble (PPE) – everyone’s heard about it. And how could they not? The group is self-described as “one of the only performing groups on the planet where you’ll ever see five pianos on a stage,“ and they certainly live this up, with their concerts for not quite dozens of hands. That is, they live it up in a normal year. But what happens during a pandemic? In the following photos, we’ll catch up (visually) with some of PPE's members, and we'll explore how the group is managing these unprecedented times.  


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Despite a pandemic, Princeton Birding Society spreads its wings

This Earth Day, the ‘Prince’ sat down with members of the Princeton Birding Society, a group of students dedicated to ornithological education, conservation efforts, and the practice of birding. “Birding is a really unique intersection of what some might see as a hobby that's actually fueling really important discoveries about bird ecology and evolution,” said Cassie Stoddard, faculty advisor to PBS.

This Earth Day, the ‘Prince’ sat down with members of the Princeton Birding Society, a group of students dedicated to ornithological education, conservation efforts, and the practice of birding. “Birding is a really unique intersection of what some might see as a hobby that's actually fueling really important discoveries about bird ecology and evolution,” said Cassie Stoddard, faculty advisor to PBS.


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