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Marta Aznavoorian, a multiple Grammy Award-nominated artist, has performed to critical acclaim around the world as a soloist with orchestra, recitalist, chamber musician, and educator. Originally from Chicago, she has performed at the most prestigious venues in her hometown and has toured the world. He made his professional debut at the age of 13 playing the Piano Concerto no. 24 by Mozart with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Symphony Center. She has been acclaimed by international orchestra audiences with whom she has performed as a soloist, including the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Conservatory, the San Angelo Symphony, the San Diego Symphony and the New World Symphony in Miami. , the result of a personal invitation from who was its Head: Michael Tilson Thomas.

Aznavoorian has worked with renowned directors such as Sir George Solti, Michael Tilson Thomas, Lukas Foss, Henry Mazer, Francesco Milioto, Kirk Muspratt, among others. She has won numerous awards, including First Prize at the International Stravinsky Competition, where she was also awarded the Special Prize for Best Performance for Commissioned Contemporary Work. As a recipient of the 1990 Level 1 Award at the National Foundation for Arts Recognition and Talent Search, Ms. Aznavoorian became a Presidential Scholar and was invited to the White House where she met former President George W. Bush and he performed as a soloist at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

A student of renowned teacher Menahem Pressler, Aznavoorian received her bachelor's and artist's degrees from Indiana University and her master's degree from the New England Conservatory, where she studied with Patricia Zander. Aznavoorian is a passionate educator and has taught and given master classes at universities in the United States and abroad, and is a professor at the Chicago Institute of Music, and professor of piano and chamber music at the University School of Music. DePaul. Aznavoorian records for the Naxos, ARTEK, Cedille labels and recently released an album of violin and piano arrangements of the music of Charles Chaplin under the Warner Classics and Erato labels with violinists Philippe Quint and Joshua Bell.

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