Aminata Kanneh-Mason (12) Violin and Piano

Aminata is twelve years old and attends Trinity Catholic School in Nottingham. She is a member of The Royal Academy of Music, Primary Academy, and studies violin with Jo Percivall, Matlock.

Aminata will take her Grade 8 violin in April, and her Grade 6 piano in July. She is a member of Chineke! Junior Orchestra and played with them at Queen Elizabeth Hall and The Royal Festival Hall, Southbank.

Aminata has performed with the Kanneh-Masons throughout the UK, including Southwell, Tenby, Machynlleth, Lichfield, Belper, Breadsall, Suffolk, The Albert Hall, Nottingham, and London. and she has forthcoming concerts in Derby, Tenby, Belper, Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean. She will play, with the Kanneh-Masons, for The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall in March this year.

Aminata has appeared on several television and radio programmes, including Sounding Out with Notts TV, BBC World Service, Al Jazeera TV, the Semi Final of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, BBC and ITV News, Channel 4, the BBC4 documentary, Young, Gifted and Classical, and BBC1 The One Show.