Mahani Teave is a famous eco-activist, classical pianist, and the star of a the picture book called The Girl Who Heard the Music – the INCREDIBLE environmental story of how one pianist and 85,000 bottles and cans brought new hope to Easter Island! Called “one of the world’s greatest pianists” by The New York Times, Mahani is the subject of the Amazon Prime documentary “Song of Rapa Nui”and the star of an acclaimed NPR Tiny Desk concert. The Girl Who Heard the Music (on-sale April 4) tells the story of how she learned to play music on the only piano on Easter Island, and grew up to tour the world as a famous concert pianist.
But as Mahani travelled, the fate of Easter Island troubled her. Buried in thousands of pounds of plastic and ocean trash, her home as she knew it was in danger of disappearing forever--until Mahani used recycled garbage, solar panels, and sustainable gardens to build Easter Island’s first school of music!You can buy the book here on Amazon.