Miri Ben-Ari
On Stage / String

Miri Ben-Ari

March 10 - 7:30 PM

Grammy Award Winning Violinist

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A Grammy Award-Winning violinist/producer, “Goodwill Ambassador of Music” to the United
Nations, a featured blogger, CEO of Mirimode music Productions and CEO of Gedenk, a non-for-profit organization promoting Holocaust awareness and tolerance to young people.
Originally from Israel, a classically trained violinist, who once studied under the late classical
master Isaac Stern, Ben-Ari has created her own unique music; a revolutionary fusion of
classical, Hip-Hop, soul and dance, and helped sell millions of records by collaborating with other Grammy award-winning artists such as Kanye West, Jay Z, Wyclef Jean, Alicia Keys,
Wynton Marsalis, Britney Spears, Maroon 5, Akon, Patti Labelle, Brandy, Donna Summer, Janet
Jackson, John Legend, Aventura, Diamond Platnumz, and Armin Van Buuren. Her album “The
Hip Hop Violinist” on Universal Records features many of these collaborations.
Ben-Ari has been the face of many promotional campaigns, including Reebok, Vodafone,
Pepsi, Coca-Cola and Harman Kardon.

Among Ben-Ari’s accolades are the “Grammy Award” for “Best Rap Song”, an “Apollo Legend”
by the Apollo theater in New York City, “International Jewish Woman to Watch”, the “Martin
Luther King Award” from Israeli President, Shimon Peres, “Remarkable Woman” by First Lady,
Michelle Obama, “Girl Up Advocate Award” from the United Nations Foundation, and the
“Ellis Island Medal of Honor” be Neco.