Maulen Alimbayev – a top talented piano virtuoso from Kazakhstan. He was born in 1989, in Kazakh SSR, and started playing the piano at the age of six.
Maulen graduated from BMus degree at the Royal Academy of Music, where his principal teacher was Hamish Milne. He gained MMus degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with Martino Tirimo. Currently, he is doing a PhD degree at Goldsmith University of London with Leslie Howard. He is a scholar of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Scholarship – “Bolashak” and The Jimmie Cross Prize Fund Scholarship. Also Maulen is a Keyboard Trust artist. Maulen holds a LRAM diploma for teaching all ABRSM Grades from the Royal Academy of Music. He is teaching privately in London since 2007. His students successfully passed ABRSM and Trinity exams, they are also prize winners in local piano competitions. Maulen approaches each student individually, he identifies gifted pupils and expands their abilities. However, he is keen to bring a friendly and lively environment, to allow his pupils to enjoy each minute of their lesson. He is a laureate and prize winner of many national and international competitions. Maulen is a prize winner of the Norah Sande Award(2012) as well as a Special prize winner of the Jaques Samuels Piano Competition(2012). He is regularly performing with orchestras and gives solo recitals in Kazakhstan (most major halls), Russia, Italy, Germany, and United Kingdom. His recent recitals were in London at Steinway Hall organised by The Keyboard Trust.