FAU Lifelong Learning Society, Jupiter
Yoko Sata Kothari

Musical Performance

Born in Tokyo, Yoko Sata Kothari beganher performing careerby winning theNorthern JapanClassical PianoCompetition at the ageof eight. She continued to collect top prizes in Japan,such as in the Machida Piano Competition and theJapan Young Pianist Award. Since moving to theUnited States, she has continued to earn awards forher performances, including second place in theBartok-Kabalevsky-Prokofiev InternationalCompetition, the Kathleen McGowan PianoScholarship Award, a prize for her outstandingBartok performance in the Ibla Grand PrizeInternational Competition in Italy, and was chosen asa finalist in the Simone Belsky International PianoCompetition. Most recently, she won second place inthe Bradshaw & Buono International PianoCompetition in New York.

Aside from her solo career, Ms. Kothari is also an active chamber performer and has performed with the Boca String Quartet, the Lotus Duo (a piano-violin duo), and currently is a member of the Trillium Piano Trio (piano, violin, and cello). Ms. Kothari holds a performing arts degree from the Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo. Her teachers include Takako Maeda, Miwako Tsukada, as well as Dr. Roberta Rust and Phillip Evans at the Conservatory of Music at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. In addition to performing, together with her husband, Dilip, a classical guitarist, Ms. Kothari teaches at her private studio in North Palm Beach, Florida.

For more information on Ms. Kothari, please visit her website: www.yokoskothari.com

Classical Concert Series: Hello and Goodbye
Classical Concert One - Crossing Paths with Others
Generously Sponsored by John and Helga Klein

Critically-acclaimed Japanese pianist Yoko Sata Kothari has been playing the piano since she was four years old. After being recognized in Japan by earning numerous awards in piano competitions, she moved to the United States to continue and expand her performing career. She has been making international appearances, including televised broadcasts in China and a series of performances in Italy. Ms. Kothari’s personal approach to her performances with uniquely titled programs have both captivated and educated the audience. At this concert, she is going to perform a “Talk & Play” program, “Hello & Goodbye - Crossing Paths with Others," which include the works both well-known and rarely- heard, composed by Gershwin, Beethoven, Liszt and more!

Buy all four classical concerts for $75!
Lecture # W1R3
Register early! There is a $5 charge for registering on the day of a One-Time Lecture or Event.
  Place:Lifelong Learning Complex, Jupiter Campus
  Dates:Thursday, January 29, 2015
  Time:7 - 8:30 p.m.
  Fee:$25/member; $35/non-member; Buy all four concerts for $75 (Members only)