Music Teacher Magazine Features Elena Cobb Star Prize Event at the Royal Albert Hall

A Royal Albert Hall concert, featuring works by EVC composers, has been previewed in the March 2018 issue of Music Teacher magazine. The interview with organiser Elena Cobb, about the Elena Cobb Star Prize event at the  Elgar Room on 5 April, can be read online.

“We’re delighted with the buzz that it’s created around the world and we’re looking forward to performances by 42 students from ten different countries” said Elena.

“They will be playing works by EVC Music composers: Donald Thomson, Paul Birchall, Heather Hammond, Lindsey Berwin, Elena Cobb, Irina Nenartovich, Sam Wedgwood, Andrew Higgins as well as compositions by well-known guest composers Christopher Norton and Richard Rodney Bennett. “

The Elena Cobb Star Prize Event (Winners Concert and Showcase Recital) is a unique performance opportunity which was created to bring together young pianists and new piano performance repertoire. It is organised by EVC Music (Publications) Ltd in partnership with the British & International Federation of FestivalsAlfred Music UK and ABRSM.

To view and purchase some of the music the young performers will be playing, visit, where you can also find more resources for inspirational piano teaching and sheet music.

Tickets for the Royal Albert Hall concert are available at