Mike and Miriam Risko and the Mike Risko Music School welcome the opportunity to work with local organizations and provide free musical entertainment and other musical services. Having both grown up in Westchester County, Mike from Yorktown and Miriam from Ossining, they enjoy giving back to their community.
Mike and Miriam have provided live music for the following organizations, to name just a few, Briarcliff Manor Education Foundation, Ossining Matters, Croton on Hudson Education Foundation, Tarrytown Education Foundation, Pocantico Hills Education Foundation, Rock 2 Rebuild, Ossining PTA, Congregation Sons Of Israel, CSI Nursery School, The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, The Ossining Democratic Party, Richard Wishnie, Sandy Galef, The Make a Wish Foundation, D.A.R.E, The Village of Ossining, Croton Recreation, JCYS Baseball, The Ossining Lions Club, The Ossining Chamber of Commerce, Chappaqua Chamber of Commerce, Ossining Girl Scouts, Ossining Little League Football, The Briarcliff Rotary Club, The People's Caucus of Briarcliff Manor, The Westchester Ballet Company, Green Ossining, The Ossining Drama Club and many, many more.
In addition to providing music, they enjoy working with organizations in the community. Mike is currrently a member of the Ossining Arts Project and on the Executive Board of the Ossining Chamber of Commerce while Miriam is on the Executive Board of the Ossining Upper Elementary PTA. The Riskos are always happy to send students to do musical performances and teachers to provide classes or workshops.
If you are looking for something special for your group or school, please contact us to see if we can provide you with the what you are looking for. We are always happy to help out.
At an event honoring County Legislator Richard Wishnie at The Kittle House in Chappaqua in 2006.
With Melissa at the Croton Education Foundation Fundraiser at Croton Point Park in 2005.
Mike and Miriam at Ossining Matters Education Foundation Gala on April 18th 2009. Picture taken by David Silbert.
Mike and Miriam played for Hillary Clinton at an event run by Sandy Galef in 2004.