TEDxHickory Miri Ben-Ari

Miri Ben-Ari speaks at TEDx Hickory: 4 Ways to thrive with Harmony.

Have you noticed how divided we are? Grammy award-winning violinist-producer Miri Ben-Ari shows us how harmony works in music and society with a fascinating analogy and live demonstration that features Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” timeless speech. Ben-Ari says “enough for the division,” it’s time to create harmony and get along. 

Watch the full video here.

TEDxHickory Miri Ben-Ari


About Miri Ben-Ari

Grammy Award-Winning violinist/producer/humanitarian, “UN Goodwill Ambassador of Music” to the United Nations, a featured blogger, and CEO of the non-for-profit organization Gedenk, promotes Holocaust awareness and tolerance to young people. Miri Ben-Ari, originally from Israel, has created her own unique music; a revolutionary fusion of classical, Hip-Hop, soul and dance.

TEDxHickory Miri Ben-Ari

A classically trained violinist, who once studied under the late classical master Isaac Stern, Ben-Ari has 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.