Japanese Pianist Miyu Shindo Will Give Solo Recitals at the Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival at the Royal Albert Hall in April 2020

MIYU SHINDU, will be another young star to perform solo recitals on both days of the next Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival at the Royal Albert Hall. In addition to recitals in her home country of Japan, Miyu Shindo has performed in the Great Hall at the Moscow Conservatory and at Carnegie Hall, and in […]

Meet Gerald, a Musical Talent from Darien, IL USA

Christian Gerald M. Esteban from Darien, IL USA is a 6th grade student who believes that: Music is a gift that he will always be grateful for. A gift that is willingly given and willingly shared. At the Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival at the Royal Albert Hall Elgar Room, Gerald will be performing Albatross Étude-Tableau by Andrew Higgins from the […]

Presenting Chloe Palmes, USA

Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival Welcomes Chloe Palmes  In the concert at the Royal Albert Hall Elgar Room, Chloe will be performing Débutante Grande Valse by Elena Cobb.  Chloe is a very talented 10-years-old pianist from the USA. She is a fifth grader at St. Catherine Laboure School in Glenview, Illinois, and studies the piano with Sueanne Metz. Chloe’s accomplishments […]

Presenting Stelios Kerasidis, Greece

One of Greece’s most talented young performers is to appear at the Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall on the 4th of April. Seven-year-old Stelios Kerasidis has already performed twice at the Carnegie Weill Recital Hall in New York. His performance on the Greece’s Got Talent TV show, which has […]

Elena Cobb Star Prize Laureate at the Classic FM

On September 24th, one of the winners of Elena Cobb Star Prize and The Amber Trust beneficiary, Lill Kurata, had a wonderful day at Classic FM with the radio presenter Anna-Marie Minhall. Please watch a video from the Winners Recital at Royal Albert Hall where Lily and her duet partner Ivan Rodriguez Deb performing Mrs Van Der […]

TV Appearance: Elena Cobb Star Prize Performers from the Albuquerque Institute of Music on the News

Students from the Albuquerque Institute of Music took their skills to the next level by appearing on the KRQE TV at Albuquerque, New Mexico on 10 August 2018. Ivan Belyaev (13yo), Emily Yang (8yo) and their piano pedagogue Tatyana Bayliyeva gave a TV interview to the news reporter where they shared their experience with the […]

Eva Gevorgyan, The 14-Year-Old Prodigy To Give A Solo Recital At The Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival At The Royal Albert Hall

While many teenagers are busy posting selfies on their Facebook pages, pictures of the young Russian pianist Eva Gevorgyan feature her flamboyantly finishing a concerto with an orchestra at the II Grand Piano Competition in Moscow earlier this year. There are countless concert posters and smiling back stage pictures, images of her trying on concert […]

BBC Young Musician Of The Year To Give Masterclass At The Elena Cobb Star Prize Event 2019 At The Royal Albert Hall

Elena Cobb Star Prize

The winner of BBC Young Musician of the Year 2014, pianist Martin James Bartlett, will be conducting a masterclass at the next Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival at the Royal Albert Hall on 4 April 2019. Martin, 21, who is a Foundation Scholar at the Royal College of Music, already has an impressive list of […]

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 […]