at the Ten Grands Top ten competition, Portland, Oregon
Performing in the ICS Masterworks Recital All-Bach program, Bellevue WA
Performing in the Pacific International Piano Competition, Seattle, WA
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Dr. Yelena Balabanova received the prestigious TEACHER OF DISTINCTION 2020 AWARD from the Royal Conservatory of Music of Canada!
Dr.Balabanova is recognized by the Recognition Certificate for Outstanding Professionalism and Artistic Mastery by the World Piano Teachers Association!
Six students receive the Best of Festival Awards in EMTA Time Era Festival! Plus, multiple Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.
5 Students are awarded the Best Beethoven Performance in the Pacific Northwest competition!
Plus, Ruohan Huang won Silver and Jimmy Huang won Bronze in the Concerto Division!
Lucas Tam, Courtney Tam, Ruohan Huang and Jimmy Huang, win top Prizes in the Singapore International competition!
Lucas tam and Courtney won Silver and Bronze in the Steinway Virtual Regional Competition! Jimmy Huang won the Gold!
Congratulations to Courtney Tam, 12, on passing with First Honors the level 10 Complete Practical Exam from the Royal Conservatory of Music! This is the most comprehensive and challenging international test for piano students.
Dr, Yelena Balabanova is featured in the Toastmasters International Magazine, June 2020: