Dmitriy CoganMoscow born pianist Dmitriy Cogan studied at the Central Music School in Moscow before immigrating to the United States when he was six-years-old.He studied both piano and conducting at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the Juilliard School.
In 1976 at the age of thirteen he
won the Junior Bach Festival in Berkeley
has performed extensively in California and the Northeast, as well as touring throughout Europe and Asia.Cogan's Carnegie Hall recital debut in 1988 was received with favorable reviews.He
has participated in numerous competitions, winning awards in the Kosciuszko Chopin Competition, the American Music Scholarship Association
International Piano Competition, the Robert Casadesus International Piano Competition, and the Jose Iturbi International Piano Competition.Since 1985 he
has performed with violinist Alexander Markov; their first compact disk was released on the Erato label.Cogan lives in the Bay Area where he
recently performed at a concert commemorating the founding of the United Nations.