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ALEXANDER
TCHOBANOV

Bulgaria

Piano

Bulgarian-American pianist Alexander Tchobanov has gained international recognition as a performing artist , chamber musician, and music pedagogue. Following his 2013 Carnegie Hall piano debut, the New York Concert Review wrote, " Mr. Tchobanov's colors and voicing were superb, creating that ineffable aura of Russian sadness we love so much, there is a major virtuoso there". Alexander was featured as a soloist with Vienna Residence Orchestra and Tarnow Chamber Orchestra. His recordings of music by Scriabin and Rachmaninoff were released commercially in May of 2021 on the “Ulysses Arts’’ label in the UK.Alexander 's concerts were broadcast live on radio stations across the United States including WGBH Boston, WXEL South Florida, and NPR. He has also recorded for the Bulgarian National TV and Radio. He has appeared at such venues as New York's "Steinway Hall" "Los Angeles Music Center“ "Jordan Hall” (Boston)," "Palais Auersperg""( Vienna)), " Paderewski Hall" (Poland)"Balabanov House" (Bulgaria), and "Madinat Theatre"(Dubai). Alexander completed his Masters Degree at Rutgers University, under the guidance of Susan Starr. He also attended the Music Academy of the West where he trained with Jerome Lowenthal, piano professor at the Juilliard School.

Alexander has taught at Rutgers University ( as a teaching assistant), Lynn University Pre-College Division, and Brighton College ,UAE. In addition, Alexander served as Artist Faculty at the Seasons Music Festival Academy(Yakima,USA), where he gave masterclasses,solo concerts, and chamber collaborations . Currently, he holds the post of Head of Keyboard Studies at The British School -Al Khubairat in Abu Dhabi. His piano students have been finalists and winners of numerous national and international competitions. Among them are "Hong Kong Musical Talent & Performance Award" (China), "Young Musician of the year"( Dubai), "YMOG" (Bahrein), etc. They have also been accepted to music colleges around the world.