Play the Piano Your Way with #Platform88 | Yamaha Pianos

Tokio Myers’ crowd-stopping #Platform88 piano performance. Follow in his footsteps…

Yamaha Piano Artist and Britain’s Got Talent winner, Tokio Myers, dropped in at Tottenham Court Road station to play our #Platform88 piano. His sessions, a joint initiative with Transport for London launched the opportunity for you to ‘play your way’. Plus, share a photo of your own ‘moment’ with the piano for a chance to win a piano lesson with Tokio Myers tickets to his 2018 tour!

Our global Yamaha philosophy is to enrich lives through music. We know pianos in public spaces have a unique way of connecting players and listeners – often with magical results. #Platform88 is the perfect opportunity to bring music fans and players together, creating a vibrant new community and platform to discover some amazing new talent.

Tokio Myers talks about his surprise in the London Underground with Yamaha

"I’m excited for the stories that this piano is going to have, we’ve got two years of history and stories to make starting today!"

The star says, ‘Just have fun.’

Tokio tells us about his 4-years’ playing piano in shopping malls, and how to ‘find your own feeling’ when learning to play.

So, what is #Platform88?

For the next two years, our Platform88 pianos will tour the tube network to give travellers the chance to perform. Which star will launch our next piano and when…?

Tokio’s signed piano will be given to the Mayor’s London Music Fund

After countless performances from musicians of all abilities, Tokio’s piano will be donated to its new home, the London Music Fund.


Create your moment and share your photo for the chance to win an experience of a lifetime.

Not only do you have the opportunity to visit and play Tokio Myers’ piano at Tottenham Court Road station, you can create and share your photo moment with it for your chance to win a piano lesson with sensation Tokio Myers, and a pair of VIP tickets to his UK tour in April 2018!

Follow these simple steps to enter the #Platform88 competition

1. Create your moment at Tokio Myers’s piano at Tottenham Court Rd station.
2. Share your photo to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with #Platform88.
3. Wait to hear if you’ve won the experience of a lifetime!
See full T&Cs here

Stars of #Platform88

It’s been a busy week for the #Platform88 piano at Tottenham Court Road underground station. If you’re looking for some inspiration, take a look at some of the action above.


Discover the star pianos of the London Underground & #Platform88

The piano has 88 keys. #Platform88 celebrates the variety of music you can play with this full range of notes. Whether you aspire to play like our star pianists, or develop your own compositions, b Series pianos are a great place to start your musical journey.