Aydar Gaynullin is world renowned button accordion player, vocalist and composer, member of the Cinematography Academy. Winner of 18 international accordion and button accordion players competitions including World Accordion Cup in London in 2001. Aydar performs in the best concert halls of the world: Great Hall of Berlin Philharmonic, Gaveau Hall in Paris, Wigmore Hall in London, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Kennedy Center in Washington, Moscow International House of Music, State Kremlin Palace and others.
Aydar was born on January 12, 1981 in Moscow. He started playing button accordion when he was 8 in J.S. Bach Children Musical School #21 (Professor T. Krupchanskaya). Graduated with honors in 2005 and entered the postgraduate course in Gnessin Academy (Professor F.Lips). He also entered Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin (Professor Gudrun Wall).
The same year received scholarships from Mstislav Rostropovich, Friedrich Lips and Russian Performing Arts foundations. In May 2003 Aydar was awarded the Honorable Member Order from Kaunas Conservatory (Lithuania). In 2007 was awarded government order Young Gift of Russia and Best of the Best award. Jury member for prestigious Russian and international music festivals. Permanent participant of Crescendo music festival.