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About Aaron Friedman

Aaron Friedman is the founder of Make Music New York, a nonprofit organization that produces a city-wide musical celebration in New York each June 21, inspired by France’s Fête de la Musique. Launched in 2007, the celebration has grown to become the most expansive music event in the city’s history, with over 1,000 concerts and music-making opportunities on streets and sidewalks each year. In 2014 Aaron became Executive Director of the Make Music Alliance, where he has spread Make Music Day to over 85 cities in the United States, as well as cities in China, Nigeria, the UK, and Australia. He also works as a consultant to the NAMM Foundation, Make Music Day’s presenting partner in the U.S.