Yumi Suehiro, Pianist
Born in Osaka, Japan, Pianist Yumi Suehiro began studying piano at age 6, and marimba a year later. In Japan, Ms. Suehiro won numerous national and international competitions, including the top prize at the Kobe International Competition as the youngest winner. She performed Copland’s Piano Variations at Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie) as an AMTL Audition Winner, at Steinway Hall, presented by the Amati Music Festival, premiered Fifteen Minutes of Fame at Symphony Space presented by Vox Novus. She also was the featured marimba player in Latin percussionist Victor Rendon's recording of “Fiesta Percussiva”.