YENISLEY JIMÉNEZ REYES
Sheis international pianist, a student of Klaus Schilde(Munich), born in Cuba. In 1999 she graduated the National School of Arts in Havana with honors and received the Award of Honour of Instrumentalist, Piano Teacher, Chamber Music Teacher, Solfeggio Teacher, Music Theory Teacher, Harmony and Music History Teacher. Having moved to Italy she entered the Conservatory “Dall’ Abaco” in Verona and finished it with flying colors. At the same time, she also participated in numerous master classes with outstanding pianists, including Pedro Pablo Iturralde (Cuba), Harold Gramatzhes (Cuba), Roberto Urbey (Argentina), Renata Zampis (Italy), Dario de Rosa (Italy), Leslie Howard (England), Aquiles delle Vinh (Argentina) and Klaus Schilde (Germany). In 2005, she was admitted to the Liszt Institute of Bologna where she works both as a pianist, and as a musicologist, performing in solo and chamber concerts. In 2006 she graduated with honors (110 /110) from the Department of Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna with degree in Literature and Musicology. In 2000 she founded the piano duo named "Lorì" together with an Italian pianist Simone Pedroni, In 2003, the duo "Euphonia" with Italian percussionist Marco Dalbon (piano, vibraphone, xylophone and marimba) and the duo "Dinamico" with Brazilian pianist Fabian de Castro in 2009. She’s been a director of the choir since 2002, a founder of the ensemble Harmonia in 2005 and the ensemble Sine Nomine in 2015. She is the Artistic Director of the International Piano Festival in Verona and the founder of the Amici della Musica di Vallese Cultural Association. She combines the intensive teaching activities with work as a soloist and as a chamber musician in Germany, Spain, Cuba and Italy. In 2013 she took the Training Course in “Italian Kodály Association for Music Education” (AIKEM) in Turin and was accredited by the MIUR (Ministry of Education, Universities and Research) for school staff training. She teaches in elementary schools, children schools, Italian and Spanish music schools while spreading the ideas of Kodály philosophy.