Gayane Grigoryan

Gayane Grigoryan began playing violin at the age of seven. She studied at the Arno Babajanyan Music College, the Komitas State Conservatory of Music, and the East Carolina University School of Music where she worked with Ara Bogdanyan, a formert student of David Oistrakh, Armen Haroutunian, Ara Gregorian, and Joanne Bath.

Her solo appearances and recordings include performances with the Yerevan Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Arno Babajanyan Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, the Alan Hovhannes Chamber Orchestra, the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, the Espirito Santa Philharmonic Orchestra, the Armenian TV and Radio National Symphony Orchestra, the Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, the Neue Philharmonie Hamburg, Germany.

Ms. Grigoryan participated in two competitions.  The Aslamazyan and Gabrielyan National String Competition, for which she received a diploma.  And the J.S. Bach National Competition, where she received the First Prize.

As a chamber musician, Ms. Grigoryan recorded with the Gloria String Quartet in Yerevan, Armenia. She was a member of the Hrachya Piano Trio in Beirut, Lebanon. Currently, she is a member of the string quartet sponsored by the Amabile Classic organization in Hamburg, Germany. This quartet focuses on contemporary music.

Gayane has served as a faculty member at the Arno Babajanyan Music College and at the Methodist University.