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Is the piano ever used in the orchestra?

As the piano is a solo instrument, it is only in the orchestra when a piano concerto is performed. A piano concerto is when the piano is performed, as well as an orchestra.

Why is a piano in an orchestra?

Orchestras just have pianos, perhaps because they sound nice with all the other instruments in the orchestra. The piano is also usually the main performer, and the rest of the orchestra accompanies.

Where is the piano placed in the orchestra?

The piano is usually placed to the conductor's left behind the violins and next to the harp(s). It is only placed at the front of the orchestra when playing a concerto, or has concerto-like role.