Midori & Friends is thrilled to invite you to join the Crescendo Circle, an extraordinary opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of students in New York City schools through the transformative power of music. Please join a community of philanthropists committed to fostering creativity, self-expression, and academic success through music education. Your contribution will directly support Midori & Friends’ efforts to bring comprehensive music programs to under-resourced schools, unlocking a world of opportunities for young minds.

As a member of the Crescendo Circle you will receive unique benefits designed to enhance your involvement and deepen your connection with Midori & Friends. These include invitations to intimate concerts and recitals, behind-the-scenes access to our programs, and opportunities to engage directly with the talented young musicians whose lives you are transforming.

Elevate your concert experience! Donate $500, and not only will you support the future of classical music, but you’ll also secure an exclusive invitation for yourself and a guest to this intimate performance featuring the remarkable Randall Goosby on April 16th.

Prepare for your Crescendo Circle experience with Midori & Friends’ new program, More on the Score: Goosby & Mozart with Dr. Igor Begelman. This program series is an educational exploration of Randall Goosby’s upcoming Crescendo Circle concert program.

*To join the Crescendo Circle via check, please mail your donation to the Midori & Friends office at 352 Seventh Avenue Suite 301 New York, NY 10001. Upon receipt, our team will contact you to confirm your tickets. 

Join us in championing the cause of music education and together let us create a symphony of hope, inspiration, and opportunity for students in NYC schools. Your contribution will make a tangible difference.

Thank you to our Crescendo Circle supporters:
Forte – $10,000  Howard Sendrovitz & David Sinclair

Mezzo Forte – $5,000Setsu Goto Mandy DeFilippo Alan & Laraine Fischer

Mezzo Piano – $2,500 Marilyn & Robert Cohen Judy & Tony Evnin Judi & Jay LindenJacqueline LiCalziPaul Huang & Daniel StoupVictoria RothDavid PengDaniel Goldhagen & Gordon Miller Midori

Piano Level – $1,500 Thomas Cawley Ernest Chung Larisa Gelman Philip Mezey Patricia Morrill & Sherwood WaldronAnthony Napoli
Nancy & David Solomon

FAQ

How will I receive my tickets? 

Once the Midori & Friends team receives your donation, we will confirm your donation & tickets via email.  

Are refunds available if I cannot attend one of the concerts? 

Crescendo Circle donations are non-refundable. 

Are my tickets transferable to another guest if I cannot attend a concert? 

Yes. To transfer tickets, please email development@midoriandfriends.org. Please notify us at least two weeks prior to the event.  

Can’t make it? Pay it forward and donate your tickets to a Midori & Friends student to attend the event. To give this opportunity to a young musician, please email development@midoriandfriends.org  

If I miss a concert, can I transfer my tickets to another concert? 

Your allocated number of tickets per event is not transferable to other events. 

Will there be any pre- or post-concert activities? 

Each event will feature a reception for guests, before or after the artist’s performance. 

Are there age restrictions?  

No, we welcome music lovers of all ages. 

Will there be accommodations for attendees with disabilities? 

Midori & Friends strives to make events accessible to all. If you have questions about accommodations, please contact us at development@midoriandfriends.org.   

Are there any special entry requirements such as proof of vaccination? 

At present time all New York State and New York City Covid-19 event restrictions and mandates have been removed. We will continue to follow all local, state, and federal mandates. 

Will tickets be available to purchase at the door on the day of the event? 

Only Crescendo Circle memberships are available for purchase at the door. 

Can I bring a camera or recording equipment? 

No recording equipment is allowed. 

What should I do if I lost my ticket or never received it? 

Please contact development@midoriandfriends.org if you have not received your ticket. 

If an event is rescheduled, what happens to my tickets? 

If a concert is rescheduled, we will honor your tickets for the future date.