RYE, N.Y. -- The holiday season kicks off musically at the Rye Free Reading Room when talented young violinist Akiko Kobayashi performs a program of works by Mozart, Strauss and De Falla at 2 p.m. Dec. 6.
Kobayashi, who was born in New York, plays both solo and chamber music.
She has appeared with the West Islip Symphony Orchestra, Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Suginami Kokaido Chamber Orchestra and InterHarmony Festival Orchestra and has performed recitals in Germany, as well as at several New York City-area concert halls.
She graduated from Yale University and has a master's of music degree in classical violin from the Manhattan School of Music. Her teachers include Victor Aitay, Sidney Harth and Felix Galimir.
For more information, call 914-231-3161 or visit www.ryelibrary.org.