Dublin International Piano Festival & Summer Academy | Xiaomeng Ai | 2014 Student Participant

Xiaomeng Ai - China

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Xiaomeng Ai is attending Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University – Bloomington, gathering experience for a degree as Master of Music in Piano Performance with Edmund Battersby. Xiaomeng’s passion for the piano has also brought her to the Sichuan Conservatory of Music where she received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance. She has quite an impressive record, which illustrates the connection she has with the piano. Xiaomeng Ai’s prowess on the piano began early in her education, throughout her life she always kept close to the piano, being named a prize winner of the 2007 Hong Kong, Bach, Liszt Piano Competition. Xiaomeng received 3rd prize in both the 2007 Hong Kong (Asia) Bach, Liszt Piano Competition, in Youth Class as well as in 2011, the 16th Hong Kong Piano Open Competition, in Bach Class. In the early stages of her musical career from 1998 till 2004 she studied at the Chengdu city of Sichuan under professor Xu Bin and professor Wang Yan.
AGE: 23

Sichuan Conservatory of Music
Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music

Li Xiaoling
Edmund Battersby

SCHUBERT Sonata in E flat Major, D.568
SCHUBERT Sonata in A minor, D. 845
PROKOFIEV Sonata in no. 1 in F minor, op.1