Welcome to Official Website of Kairy Koshoeva!

Music is enough for a whole life time, but a whole life time is not enough for music. S. Rachmaninov



Kairy Koshoeva holds a Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Missouri, Kansas City,   in addition to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow, and an Artist’s Diploma from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Dr. Koshoeva has garnered awards from around the globe including top prizes at the International Piano Competition in Vicenza, Italy and the N. Rubinstein Competition in Paris; the Gold Medal at the 2004 Rachmaninoff Awards in Moscow; and first prize at the Chautauqua Music Festival concerto competition in New York.

She has studied with great musicians as Bella Zubok, Faina Kharmatz, Michael Burshtin, Vera Nosina Monique Duphiland Robert Weirich ; and had the privilege of being coached by renowned pianist Lazar Berman in Weimar Master Classes.

Dr. Koshoeva has played internationally, in Israel, France, Germany, Russia, Turkey, Switzerland, as well as in the United States. She has performed as a soloist with many prominent orchestras including the Kansas City Symphony and the Chautauqua Music Festival, as well as the National Symphony of Kyrgyzstan and orchestras in Houston and Jefferson City. She has also performed with the Moscow chamber orchestra “Cantus Firmus.”

Dr. Koshoeva has been the recipient of major awards for performance in collaboration with the Owen/Cox Dance Group. In 2013 she was awarded the prestigious title of Honored Artist of Kyrgyzstan.  In 2019  The Royal Academy of Music honored her as a Teacher of Distinction in Carnegie Hall.

Most recently she won First Prize at the 2020 “Musica Classica” Internatioнal Competition in Moscow, Russia.


Tchaikovsky - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from the Ballet "The Nutcracer"

Tchaikovsky-Pletnev - Russian Dance from the Concert Suite from the Ballet "The Nutcracer"

Chopin - Etude No.5 in G Flat Major, opus 10

Bach - Prelude and Fugue in E Minor from WTC second Book 2 ( fragment)

Recordings - YouTube Videos

  • Rachmaninov - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43 – Chautauqua Music Festival New York July 8th 2002

  • Bach - Prelude and Fugue in E Minor (from WTC book two); Beethoven - Sonata Op 31/3 (first movement)

    Tchaikovksy - August "Harvest" (The Seasons); Chopin - Etude Op 10 No 5

    Liszt - La Campanella (from Transcendental Etudes After Paganini)

  • Sergei Bortkiewicz - Preludes Op.40

    Live Performance from Kansas Public Radio 91.5

  • Dvorak Piano Quintet in A Major op.81

    Grace and Holly Trinity Cathedral Kansas City April 2005

    Susan Goldenberg (violin) Ziva Patt-Rappaport (violin) Erin White (viola) Sascha Groschang (cello) Kairy Koshoeva (piano)

  • Rachmaninov Concerto No 3 in D Minor Op 30,1 Mvt. – Rachmaninov - Piano concerto No.3 1st Movement Allegro ma non tanto – Kairy Koshoeva soloist Dimitri Levkovich second piano

  • Brahms Piano Quintet in F Minor

    Kairy Koshoeva (piano) Susan Goldenberg (violin) Ziva Patt (violin) Erin White (viola)

    Sascha Groschang (cello), Grace and Holly Trinity Cathedral Kansas City April 2005

  • Cesar Franck Sonata in A for flute and piano/second movement

  • Kairy Koshoeva plays Mash Botoi Ogonbaev/Burshtin                                                                     

  • Spanish Rhapsody by F.Liszt                                             

  • My student Shiva Balasubramanian playing Tarantella by Chopin Op 43 Performed. June 2017                        

  • My student Amy playing The Lark by Glinka/Balakirev.                                                              


  • Fountain In the Rain by Gillock.                                                                     


  • RCM winners recital 12.05.2020                                                                     


  • Winner’s recital - Elite Music Competition 2021                                                                     


  • Toccata by Khachaturian ▪online piano lesson                                                                     


  • My 12 y.o. student Lilly playing Invention in C Major by J.S.Bach 06.10.2020                                                                     


  • My student Amy playing Prelude in C# minor op 3, No2 by Rachmaninov                                                                     


  • My student Aaron plays Diabolical Suggestion op.4 # 4 by S.Prokofiev                                                                     



Photo with My Student