I would like to invite you to check yourself during the course of one day and see what situations throw you out of balance and how they affect you, your life and your surroundings. Some people spend their precious time interfering the balance of others, for the sake of being "right."
Miri Ben-Ari -- who has collaborated with artists like Kanye West, Jay Z and Alicia Keys -- plays the violin. She has worked with artists in all genres of music, from soul to jazz, to hiphop and R&B, pop and dance music.
Summer on Martha's Vineyard ended on a fun-filled, philanthropic note with the successful launch of the annual On The Vine music festival, a benefit concert series in support of kidney disease research.
While Ben-Ari's sound of bridge-building primarily comes through her violin, she has meaningful words to share as well -- reflecting that peace is both an inner state of being and a political expression.
This Israeli-born artist was classically trained since the tender age of five. And only seven year later she would be given a violin by the legendary Isaac Stern. If Stern could foresee how far this violin, played by Ben-Ari, would go?