Gregory Chaverdian, piano
Gregory Chaverdian is a graduate cum laude from the
Armenian Komitas State Conservatory, was the
1989 First Prize winner at the Rio de Janeiro International
Competition. His solo and chamber musician's career
brought him to the most prestigious stages in Poland,
Hungary, Italy, Brazil, the U.K., Ireland, and the United
States. In 1991, Gregory Chaverdian moved to Canada.
Gregory Chaverdian has recorded a CD album with the
chamber orchestra I Musici de Montréal
as a guest pianist. His performances have been broadcast
several times on CBC FM. He has shared the stage
on several occasions with renowned musicians Yuli
and Eleonora Turovsky, James Campbell,
David Owen Norris, Vladimir Landsman,
and singers Aline Gutan and Barseg Tumanyan.
In 1996, Mr. Chaverdian was a guest artist for a series
of concerts with the New Brunswick Symphony Orchestra
under the direction of Nurhan Arman. For the past three
years, Gregory Chaverdian has been the guest pianist
for the concert series Les coups de coeur d'I Musici
de Montréal. Presently, he teaches at the
McGill Conservatory and the Department of
Music at Concordia University.