Midori – Elected Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (April 2012)

17 April 2012 – Violinist Midori has been elected member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the USA’s most prestigious honorary societies and leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global security, social policy and American institutions, the humanities and culture, and education.

Midori comments: “I am surprised and deeply honored to have been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and to be part of such a distinguished body of extraordinary achievers in the humanities. This serves to inspire in me an even greater commitment to my work in education and community engagement – two of the greatest sources of joy in my life.”

Midori is a member in the field of humanities and the arts.

It was only in January 2012 that Midori was awarded the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.