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About Midori & Friends:
Midori & Friends provides transformative music education programs to students in Grades PreK-12 in over 70 NYC schools and organizations who have little or no access to the arts. What began in 1992 as world-renowned violinist Midori’s singular vision to bring great music to NYC students has become a music education leader embraced by a community of thousands. Midori & Friends has reached over 300,000 young people in its history and has the impacted the story of each individual child. We support Midori & Friends as they help students make the music of today and build the futures of tomorrow.

Sample Social Media Post copy:

Post 1: Music is <insert word of choice>! Midori & Friends is building futures by providing accessible arts education to NYC students. Join me in the support for music education! #BuildingFutures #ArtsForAll @midoriandfriends

Post 2: Midori & Friends provides accessible music education programs to NYC students in over 70 public schools with little or no access to the arts. I support Midori & Friends as they help students make the music of today and build the futures of tomorrow.
#MidoriandFriends #BuildingFutures #KeepMusicEducationAlive @midoriandfriends

Post 3: Midori & Friends makes the music of today and builds the futures of tomorrow. Join me in the support of bringing accessible music education to students in NYC schools.
#MidoriandFriends #BuildingFutures #KeepMusicEducationAlive @midoriandfriends

Post 4: Studies show the vast benefits of music education improve learning and intelligence in our young people. Please support Midori & Friends and keep music education alive in New York City. Learn more at


Midori & Friends Social Media Handles & Website:
Please tag or link to these handles and hashtags when posting!
Facebook: Midori & Friends
Instagram: @midoriandfriends
Twitter: @midorifriends
Hashtags: #MidoriandFriends #BuildingFutures #ArtsForAll #KeepMusicEducationAlive


Gustavo Dudamel & Bette Midler Recognize Midori
Kennedy Center Honors Broadcast
June 6, 2021

Midori, Kennedy Center Honoree, had a spectacular start that has evolved into a lasting legacy – The y
The Washington Post
May 13, 2021

UN Messenger of Peace: Midori’s artistic residency in Portugal with Afghan students
United Nations
March 15, 2023

‘I’m always looking for something new’ – Midori_ In love with music
The Strad
January 25, 2023

Midori stresses the importance of being ‘a citizen of the world’ | Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
October 4, 2022

The Gospel of New Music, According to Midori
New York Times
April 23, 2006

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