Internationally-acclaimed Violinist Midori Visits Kennesaw State


KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb 20, 2015)Midori on stage playing violinInternationally-acclaimed violinist Midori visited the Kennesaw State University School of Music today to give a masterclass for School of Music students. Today’s masterclass featured three current undergraduate violin students who prepared pieces of standard repertoire and received instruction and demonstration from Midori on how to improve their performance.

Widely regarded as one of today’s greatest violinists, Midori gave her debut performance with the New York Philharmonic at the age of 11 and has since developed an extraordinary career as performer, educator, and community engagement activist. Midori is currently visiting Atlanta for a series of concerts with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on February 19 and 21. This exciting opportunity is possible due to an ongoing partnership with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, a goal of which is to bring world-class talent to campus to interact with current music students in educational and performance settings.

Midori on stage speaking with student vionlist
Midori posing with faculty and students