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Miriam Risko

Community Advisor

Miriam Risko is co-owner of Mike Risko Music School and Store in Ossining. Mike and Miriam have been in business since 1995. Their business is proud to have achieved two Best of Westchester awards in addition to the Macaroni Kids Best Place for Music Lessons. They also are listed as one of the top 100 music dealers in the world by NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) and they were named Ambassadors of Ossining in 2014. Miriam is a member of the National Association Teachers of Singing. In addition to their music lesson program which offers private lessons on all instruments and voice and a staff of 30 teachers, they also have a fully stocked music store, band instrument rental company and rock band which plays all over the area. Miriam has been teaching voice and piano for the past 20 years and specializes in musical theatre and contemporary music. In addition to her musical career, Miriam and Mike have two children in the Ossining School District. Miriam is Vice President of the PTA Council in Ossining, Secretary of Ossining Upper Education PTA and served on the lower PTA for several years in Ossining. Miriam is an admin and creator of Ossining Moms Facebook page. Miriam is also a member of the Ossining Downtown Entertainment Committee and she volunteers for Ossining MATTERS Education foundation. Mike and Miriam have worked with countless organizations in Westchester like The Ossining and Briarcliff Chambers of Commerce, the Ossining Children's Center, The Pleasantville Cottage School and PTAs in various other towns. Their band has performed all over including Ossining and Croton village fairs and they have performed at events for many of the schools in Ossining, Schools in Chappaqua, Pocantico Hills and Education Foundations in Tarrytown and Croton. They have also done events for Phelps Hospital and Ossining MATTERS, Town and Village of Ossining, Briarcliff Manor, Briarcliff Rotary, Z-100 and inaugural events in Ossining and opening day for JCYS Baseball where Miriam has been proud to sing the National Anthem several times.

Miriam Risko's Contributions

  1. Ossining PTA Painting For A Good Cause

    Ossining PTA Painting For A Good Cause

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- The Ossining Upper Elementary PTA has found the best fundraisers are the most social. This year, the OUE PTA is hosting a Paint Nite, where everyone shows up and paints the same photo. The event is February 23 at 7 p.m. at Risko Music, 144 Croton Avenue in Ossining.Paint Nite is the brainchild of Rorie Caparelli, secretary of the OUE PTA who had previously attended a ...

  2. Former Ossining Voice Teacher Appearing On 'House Hunters International'

    Former Ossining Voice Teacher Appearing On 'House Hunters International'

    PEEKSKILL, NY. -- A woman that previously lived in Peekskill is heading across the Atlantic, and you'll be able to see how it's done.Jacyln Palmer, who lived in Peekskill from 2001-2003, and her husband Oliver, will be on "House Hunters International", documenting their move from Northeast Ohio to the Netherlands. The episode airs on Jan. 24 at 10:30 p.m.The couple, along with ...

  3. Ossining Celebrates Winter Solstice By Making Music

    Ossining Celebrates Winter Solstice By Making Music

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- A musical event in Ossining helped bring light to the darkness.Ossining celebrated the Winter Solstice by hosting a Make Music Day on Dec. 21. Free live music was performed throughout the village. The event was organized by Make Music Ossining Briarcliff. "This area is bursting with talent and it was the perfect way to highlight music and celebrate a really fun ...

  4. Spotlighting Miriam Risko: Ossining Daily Voice Community Advisor

    Spotlighting Miriam Risko: Ossining Daily Voice Community Advisor

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Miriam Risko had deep roots in the Ossining community as a resident and business owner, so it's only natural she'd be a Daily Voice community advisor for Ossining.Community advisors provide Daily Voice with tips for local news and events.Risko is co-owner of Mike Risko Music School and Store in Ossining, which has been in business since 1995. The business has received ...

  5. Annual Holiday Shopping Boutique Benefits Ossining PTA

    Annual Holiday Shopping Boutique Benefits Ossining PTA

    OSSINING, N.Y. – Vendors, singers and those who just like donating to a worthy cause are expected to come together at the end of November to raise money for the Ossining Upper Elementary Parent-Teacher Association.The PTA has scheduled a Holiday Shopping Boutique from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Mike Risko Music, 144-146 Croton Ave., according to event organizers."(The ...

  6. Does Your Kid Want To Be In Ossining Production Of 'Annie'?

    Does Your Kid Want To Be In Ossining Production Of 'Annie'?

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Registration has begun for kids interested in being in the musical "Annie" at a performance school in Ossining.Children, first- to ninth-graders, and preschool age (4 and 5) are eligible to sign up for  Mike Risko Music School's Winter 2017 Production. They will learn about musical theater, including voice and acting instruction, and helping with costumes, ...

  7. Pets Get Dressed Up At Ossining Howloween Pet Parade

    Pets Get Dressed Up At Ossining Howloween Pet Parade

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- In Ossining, everyone loves to wear a costume on Halloween, even the family dog.The Ossining Chamber of Commerce held its 2nd annual Howloween Pet Parade on Saturday. Pets and their owners, both in costume, walked from the Ossining Elks Club to Mike Risko Music.The event featured activities for kids and pets along with live music. The grand prize was awarded to Mindee ...

  8. Ossining Holding Annual 'Howloween' Pet Parade

    Ossining Holding Annual 'Howloween' Pet Parade

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- The Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce Uptown Alliance will host the second annual Howloween Pet Parade on Sunday, Oct. 30, from noon-2 p.m. Decked out in their costumes, owners and their pets will meet at noon at the Ossining Elks Club located at 118 Croton Ave., and will walk up Croton Avenue to Mike Risko Music. Kids will be treated to  a variety of awards, ...

  9. Chappaqua Children's Book Festival Features 90 Authors, Illustrators

    Chappaqua Children's Book Festival Features 90 Authors, Illustrators

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- The fourth annual Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival (CCBF) will feature 90 renowned authors and illustrators on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Robert Bell Middle School in Chappaqua, rain or shine.The festival will offer books for sale, author meet-and-greets and book signings, food from the region’s best food trucks, and baked treats and raffle tickets from the seventh ...

  10. Ossining Bids Farewell To Summer With Waterfront Concert

    Ossining Bids Farewell To Summer With Waterfront Concert

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Ossining is coming to grips with the end of summer.Hundreds of people came out to a waterfront concert Sept. 2 sponsored by the town and recreation department to bid farewell to the summer season. The concert featured performances from the Mike Risko Music Rock Band Workshop and the Old Mill Singers along with DJ Johnny G spinning tunes with the Hudson River as a ...

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