London College of Music, the first All-Steinway School in London
London College of Music was officially inaugurated as the first All-Steinway School on 16 November 2011 with a concert featuring a recital by 'Young Steinway Artist' Vanessa Benelli Mosell who made her debut for The Berlin Philharmonic in 2010 and is laureate of the International Piano Competition’s ‘Pricipat di Andorra’, ‘Delia Steinberg’ in Madrid and ‘Alexander Scriabin’ in Paris.
The concert took place at London College of Music's recital venue, Vestry Hall, where Acting Director of London College of Music, Sara Raybould, welcomed guests.
This was followed by a speech by Professor Francis Pott, Director of Composition at the University's London College of Music who outlined the commitment of the London College of Music to Steinway.
There was also an official presentation of the Steinway plaque to Professor Peter John, Vice-Chancellor of the University.
The University received 16 prestigious Steinway & Sons pianos on 23 October 2011 to bring our total to 35.
By becoming an All-Steinway School, London College of Music students will have the chance to perform at the world renowned Steinway Hall in London as well as visits to the headquarters of Steinway & Sons, Marylebone Lane, Central London where they can observe and learn the dedicated craftsmanship that is required to make the Steinway pianos so unique.