“The teachers from Midori & Friends came in with such passion for music that it was contagious for our students . . . One of our students started out the school year on the path to dropping out. In my heart, I believe that the music program and the Midori teachers saved him from this fate.”
– Caron Pinkus, Principal, Landmark High School
The gifted teaching artists who lead our programs become valued members of our partner school communities. Graduates of some of the nation’s top music schools and universities—including Manhattan School of Music, The Juilliard School, The Peabody Institute, and Oberlin Conservatory—these artists are selected for both their outstanding musicianship and their expertise in engaging students with varied backgrounds and learning styles. To provide continuous training, support, and enrichment for both our artists and the classroom teachers with whom they collaborate, we offer a 5-part Professional Development Series.