10 | 02 | 2020 Elite Piano is very excited to present the new project - "Russian Souvenir" International Youth Piano Competition! It is a great opportunity for young Pianists, and we can’t wait to reveal new talents in the World of Classical Music! Please click here for more details.


07 | 20 | 2020 Congratulations to our wonderful student Marc Soong on winning the 1st Prize on Costa Rica Piano Competition in category C!


07 | 15 | 2020 Looking forward to tomorrow’s livestream of the Costa Rica Piano Festival faculty recital with my amazing colleagues! Don’t miss it at 12noon LA, 3PM NY, 20:00 Berlin, 22:00 Moscow on the Festival's official Facebook page


07 | 10 | 2020 Dr. Vladimir Khomyakov will be concluding the Master Class series of the Costa Rica Piano Festival, bringing his extensive experience as an international performer, prizewinner of numerous competitions, frequent competition adjudicator, and orchestra conductor. Tomorrow Thursday July 7/16 10am (PT) / 1pm (ET). Join the Zoom session by subscribing to our mailing list on the website to enjoy some beautiful music and support the young performers.

04 | 01 | 2020 Due to rapid spread of the Coronavirus and the CDC regulations - the in-person lessons are temporarily postponed until further notice. All the previously scheduled classes will be held in Online format.  

03 | 20 | 2020 Elite Piano Institute is thrilled to provide the world's highest standard music instruction - now Online from any part of the World! To learn more please click here

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01 | 02 | 2020 Elite Piano Institute faculty Anna Goryacheva and Dr. Vladimir Khomyakov are happy to judge the upcoming Woodland Hills Rotary Piano Competition, organized by Maestro James Domine and the San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra. We wish all the participants a great success and looking forward to their amazing performances!


12 | 14 | 2019 It was such a wonderful South Bay Christmas Recital! We are amazed by the progress our students showed this semester. We are proud of you all! Please see more photos in our gallery.

12 | 12 | 2019 We are thrilled and excited for our student Marc Soong to be admitted to Stanford University! What a fantastic news!!! We are so proud of you and your achievements Marc!

Congratulations from all the Elite Piano team! This is truly a big success for all of us! Bravo!

11 | 19 | 2019 Piano Super Saturday in Houston, TX was a with so many young artists and amazing programs. Fantastic evening recital by guest artist Vladimir was completely sold out!

10 | 29 | 2019 What an amazing evening full of great music, inspiration, passionate performance, and success! The exciting news is that the NI CLASSICAL Concert Series have just launched. Thanks to the Ni Family for making this dream a reality. We are looking forward to many more musical events!

10 | 01 | 2019 Please tune in for the exclusive interview with our faculty Dr. Sergey Kuznetsov for Applause To The Musician.

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09 | 22 | 2019 Congratulations to Marc Soong on his profound performance with the San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra! We are so proud of you and all of the hard work you have put into accomplishing your goals and dreams! 

09 | 07 | 2019 Results are announced for the Artist of the Year, 3rd Edition, the Great Composers International Music Competition.

Congratulations to Marc Soong on winning the 2nd prize and Melodey Soong on winning the 3rd prize for the Artist of the Year 2019!

07 | 25 | 2019 Congratulations to Max Fan on winning  prestigious  SYMF Bach Competition!

What an achievement! 

06 | 01 | 2019 Congratulations to Clairey Lin on winning I Prize in International Music Competition "Musicians Amateurs" in Moscow, Russia

05 | 26 | 2019  The Spring 2019 Recital was a blast! Congratulations to all on amazing performances. See more photos on our Instagram


04 | 04 | 2019 We are happy to announce that the latest solo CD of our distinguished faculty Vladimir Khomyakov with most exciting works by Schumann, Liszt and Prokofiev is now available on Spotify, iTunes, GooglePlay and Amazon! Order yours today! 

01 | 03 | 2019 Listen to Marc Soong performing live at NPR’s From the Top: Beaver Creek, CO | Show 364 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM 

Vilar Performing Arts Center  

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12 | 16 | 2018 Congratulations to Melodey Soong on her Second Prize Winning of The Art Of Piano International Music Competition!

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08 | 01 | 2018 Max Fan wins First Prize at Costa Rica Piano Concerto Competition! Congratulations!! Watch complete winning performance of Max with CRPF-orchestra in our video library

06 | 06 | 2018 Congratulations to Marc Soong on winning Grand Prize in prestigious 2018 ENKOR International Music Competition! 

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Watch Marc's amazing performances in our video library!

11 | 03 | 2021 We are looking forward to Vladimir Khomyakov's first post-lockdown soloist appearance with the West Valley Symphony Orchestra. Read an excellent write-up by BroadwayWorld, and get your tickets now!

09 | 01 | 2021 We are thrilled for Anna Goryacheva to get invited as a guest speaker at Stetson University Piano Department next week! She will be sharing her tips on building a successful piano business and continually staying relevant.

09 | 01 | 2021 Our extraordinary faculty Vladimir Khomyakov has started sharing the series of Rachmaninoff's Preludes live-streamed for the 2021 Costa Rica Piano Festival. Please like, share, comment, and subscribe to his YouTube  Artist Channel.


07 | 19 | 2021 Our latest feature - Founder of the Elite Piano Institute Anna Goryacheva is giving an interview to Thrive Global Magazine. Please read her inspiring story here.


07 | 12 | 2021 We are happy to let you know that we started our official YouTube Channel. We will share great performances of our students, Elite Piano events, competitions, festivals, news, and more.


07 | 12 | 2021 What fantastic news! Thanks, Kivo Daily Magazine, for featuring our founder Anna Goryacheva and telling the story about our ELITE SUCCESS coaching program for music educators. 


06 | 30 | 2021 Dear Friends, we welcome you to the official Elite Piano Store, where you can find our signature merch, CDs, and accessories. Please visit our shop for more details.

06 | 24 | 2021 Founder of Elite Piano Institute Anna Goryacheva blaze the trail in the Piano Industry, inspiring and making a significant impact in the lives of young pianists all over the world. Read her unique story featured in Influencive Magazine and learn more about  Elite Piano, which we can proudly name the Top Piano School in the United States.

06 | 14 | 2021 We are thrilled for our student Daniel Ni to be admitted to Cornell University! Congratulations from the Elite Piano team!

05 | 10 | 2021 We are excited for our faculty Vladimir Khomyakov to judge one of the most prestigious competitions in Latin America. Make sure to apply before the deadline at

05 | 03 | 2021 We are thrilled to be called one of the best Piano Businesses in LA county. Our school has been picked from 839 piano schools and featured by as a top-notch Piano Business along with Steinway in Beverly Hills!

05 | 01 | 2021 Dear Friends, we are happy to inform you that we are now OPEN for in-person lessons! We are so looking forward to seeing you all again!

04 | 26 | 2021 Elite Piano is happy to announce the launch of the Elite Duet! Discover new horizons of playing the piano and unlock your inner Artist! Please visit the ELITE DUET page for more information and details.

04 | 24 | 2021 Our Facebook community is growing! Thank you to all our Facebook fans and subscribers; we have reached that far in such a short period!

04 | 17 | 2021 Congratulations to all our students on completing the evaluations this year! They have all been awarded State and Branch Honors, and we feel very proud of them!

04 | 03 | 2021 Announcement for Teachers from Elite Piano Institute! Our team has developed an exciting program designed to help dedicated piano teachers to discover their potential to achieve new heights. Please visit the ELITE SUCCESS page for more information and details.

03 | 26 | 2021 In this episode of the Pedagogy Talks Series, Founder of the Elite Piano Institute Anna Goryacheva and our brilliant colleague Lanzo Luconi discuss why it is essential to keep up with technology and how the internet can enhance your teaching career.

03 | 08 | 2021 Congratulations to our extraordinary faculty Vladimir Khomyakov on his new album release! If you love romantic piano pieces, you will find them on his new CD. Available at all music streaming platforms!

December 14, 2021 | New amazing review on the latest album of our amazing faculty Vladimir Khomyakov Romance written by Brainz Magazine, Stockholm. Sweden. Click here to read in full. 

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