Laureates of Elena Cobb Star Prize Raise Money for the Children’s Hospital in Chicago

Sueanne Shimabuku Metz

Photo: Chloe, Freya, Gerald, Ethan, Claire and their piano teacher Sueanne Shimabuku Metz of the 88Keys to Cure from the USA. I am so proud of these young and talented group of pianists and their amazing teacher Sueanne Shimabuku Metz of 88Keys to Cure piano studio who came all away from the USA to perform […]

BBC Young Musician of the Year, Pianist Lauren Zhang, Will Give a Solo Recital at the Next Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival at the Royal Albert Hall on 6 April 2020

“Lauren Zhang’s power never let up, yet what most impressed was the magical delicacy of her playing in the softer passages” (BBC Young Musician final, The Times, May 2018) The winner of BBC Young Musician of the Year, pianist Lauren Zhang, will give a solo recital at the next Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival at the […]

Interview with Murray McLachlan for Piano Professional Magazine

In recent years the Russian-born pianist, teacher, composer, entrepreneur and educator extraordinaire Elena Cobb has made a huge international impact on young pianists. Her name and her extraordinary festival at London’s Royal Albert Hall have attracted considerable attention – and with good reason! Cobb is in the business of allowing young pianists the confidence and […]

Eva Gevorgyan Interview for Pianodao.com

Eva Gevorgyan, Russian piano prodigy, has performed her first solo recital in the United Kingdom during Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival at the Royal Albert Hall Elgar Room. Andrew Eales, a prominent writer and piano educator, met Eva backstage for the interview. The interview “At the tender age of just 14, Russian pianist Eva Gevorgyan […]

Stelios Kerasidis Appears on TV in Greece

Stelios Kerasidis, a young pianist from Greece, appeared on Ώρα Ελλαδος Time of Greece TV programme after his performance at the Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival at the Royal Albert Hall Elgar Room on 4 April last week. TAP THE LINK to watch the show The hosts Katzou Amalia and Vaggelis Giakoumis asked Stelios about […]