You are cordially invited to an inspiring evening of impact and elegance at the Season of Lights: Benefit for Bright Futures hosted by Midori & Friends. Join us as we raise critical funds that directly support tuition-free music education!  Tickets are on sale now for $250; click here to purchase. If you are unable to attend this special event, consider graciously sponsoring a ticket for another member of the Midori & Friends community.

Thursday, November 30th, 2023 at 6:00PMSalesforce Tower1095 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Ave New York, NY 10036

Artist Lineup

Set against the panoramic NYC backdrop on the Ohana Floor at the Salesforce Tower, this event promises to provide delicious bites, joyous celebrations of Midori & Friends programming, and dazzling performances from special artists including South African born, multi award winning jazz singer and composer Melanie Scholtz, Poet Laureate of Charleston, S.C. Marcus Amaker, and Midori & Friends Music Stars. Enjoy a cocktail and mingle with world renowned violinist Midori and Harmony for Change Awardee Randall Goosby.

Travel Auction Provided by Amfund

Midori & Friends has been recognized by the American Fundraising Foundation with the Golden Pear badge as an approved partner! Amfund has generously donated nine trips-of-a -lifetime as a part of Season of Lights: Benefit for Bright FuturesThe unique travel opportunities will be available for bidding starting Monday, November 20th. Bid on an extravagant adventure and help raise critical funds that directly support tuition-free music education! 

Where will your next adventure be? Basking in the picturesque views from Grecian beaches? Exploring the wild wonders in Iceland, the land of the Vikings? Amfund wants to send you to Alaska, Tuscany, Greece and other beautiful destinations.

All trips include:

Valid for 3 years with no blackout dates

Dedicated Travel Specialist

Special Excursions and Adventures with each trip

Options to upgrade and add additional travelers is available.

Click here to register for the auction and start bidding! The auction will close Thursday, November 30th at 8:00PM. 

Special thanks to our generous sponsors: