We had the good fortune of connecting with Victor Tsao and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Victor, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
NoteWorthy was started out of concern for the emotional wellbeing of our senior citizens. When we were volunteering at senior centers prior to establishing NoteWorthy, we noticed that many senior citizens seemed to be slightly bored or restless. However, they were very receptive and had great responses to live music performances. We were inspired by this and decided to expand on this concept by starting NoteWorthy Music Organization, with our member musicians performing live concerts at senior centers in the local area. With the onset of the pandemic, we have continued to grow through online performances on our YouTube channel which now reach over 20 states and several countries around the world.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Most of our member musicians have been playing music, whether instrumental or singing, for over six years, and music has become a part of our lives. This passion and dedication to music, along with openness to new ideas, has enabled NoteWorthy to grow and truly make a difference. Our members are happy to perform requested music for our senior center audiences, and many have recorded short video greetings for our video concerts wishing for the happiness and wellbeing of our audience. I would say that this compassion and empathy, combined with our dedication to music, has been the most important factor to our success.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I’d say that the food trucks at Klyde Warren Park are really wonderful! You could start off the day at the Dallas Museum of Art and make your way a short walk over to Klyde Warren afterwards. Some of my favorites are Abe’s Flavor Flave and Oak Cliff Creperie. The Dallas Symphony also hosts regular concerts at the Meyerson so you could definitely end the day over there as well!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to shoutout my fellow officers, Annie Wong and Vivian Zhang, who have been here since the beginning and helped NoteWorthy grow into what it has become today. Their efforts and dedication to the organization have served as a great motivation and benefit to everyone involved. Our leadership team is also expanding with our new junior officers Andrew Chen, Ashley Chen, Vedika Sinha, and Shivam Srivastava who are also dedicated to our cause and excited to see NoteWorthy continue to grow. A huge shoutout to all of them!

Website: www.noteworthy-music.org

Instagram: http://instagram.com/noteworthyptx

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community-Organization/Noteworthy-Music-Organization-108180150854938/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFP5YViJjQqsV1wrBZHIQ1w

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NoteWorthy Music Organization

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