Monday, October 31, 2011
Chopin Piano Concerto No.2-1M (1/3) Aimi Kobayashi /Kimbo Ishiieto YNSO
15 years old Aimi Kobayashi (小林愛実 Kobayashi Aimi) is a classical pianist born on September 23, 1995. She lived in Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan until February 2007 and now lives in Tokyo. She started studying piano at the age of 3, played with an orchestra at age 7, has been receiving tutelage from Yuko Ninomiya since she was 8 years old, and has won the Yamaguchi Prefecture "Glory Culture Prize" three times. AADGT (The American Association for Development of the Gifted and Talented), a New York based non-profit organization, www.aadgt.org, has been actively supporting and helping Aimi for many years.