The Best Experience in Italy

The Best Experience in Italy

I just spent two weeks at the most amazing music festival in Italy called Music Fest Perugia. One of the highlights was performing in a special “Prodigy Concert” with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the University of Alicante at the famed Basilica di San Pietro.

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17 Concerts at Oyster Bay Music Festival 2014

17 Concerts at Oyster Bay Music Festival 2014

This was the third OBMF, and it was better than ever. I made new friends and performed everywhere in Oyster Bay, Long Island –17 times in nine days.

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I am a Lang Lang Young Scholar!

I am a Lang Lang Young Scholar!

I was selected as one of the Lang Lang International Foundation’s five new Young Scholars representing the United States for the next few years.

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Performing on NPR’s From The Top!

Performing on NPR’s From The Top!

I had probably up to date the most incredible experience a few weeks ago! I was invited to perform on NPR’s From The Top, the most amazing classical music show on radio!

The show aired nationally on NPR the week of March 10th. Here is a link to my From The Top‘s performance where I am playing The Lark by Glinka/Balakirev.

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My First Music Education Video “Music Is Magic” Is Here!

My First Music Education Video “Music Is Magic” Is Here!

You know how much I want my friends and other kids my age to love classical music. Well last spring I started working on a video series with an amazing ventriloquist, Jonathan Geffner, and Rachel Shelton, a former student of my mom.

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Playing Borodin Piano Quintet with Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players!

Playing Borodin Piano Quintet with Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players!

I just turned 11 last weekend and had the best celebration by performing the Borodin Piano Quintet with the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players in NYC.

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Video of Khachaturian From My Trip to Yerevan

Video of Khachaturian From My Trip to Yerevan

My parents’ very good friend, and my honorary uncle, Aram Talalyan, just sent me a recording of the Khachaturian Trio that I performed in Armenia.

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My First Solo Recital in Canada!

My First Solo Recital in Canada!

One of the the most wonderful things that happened in the summer was that I played a solo recital in Canada. I also got to go to Niagara Falls where my parents and I went on the Journey Behind the Falls.

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Playing Khachaturian in Armenia!

Playing Khachaturian in Armenia!

I just came back from a trip to Yerevan, Armenia, where I had the opportunity to play Khachaturian’s trio for piano, clarinet and violin. I was even asked to appear on two Armenian TV shows!

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So Many Concerts at Oyster Bay Music Festival 2013

So Many Concerts at Oyster Bay Music Festival 2013

For eight days my fellow students (including some of my best friends) and I performed all over downtown Oyster Bay.

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More Chamber Music and a Visit to Yale University

More Chamber Music and a Visit to Yale University

An exciting adventure was a visit to Yale University, where I had the opportunity to meet and play for the Dean of Music!

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A Masterclass with Sara Davis Buechner and Hearing Evgeny Kissin at Carnegie Hall

A Masterclass with Sara Davis Buechner and Hearing Evgeny Kissin at Carnegie Hall

I had a great opportunity to play the Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody nº 11 in a Masterclass for Sarah Davis Buechner.

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My First Experience Playing the Celeste!

My First Experience Playing the Celeste!

I played the celeste part in Charles Griffes’ The Kairn of Koridwen, which is scored for piano, harp, celeste, two horns, two clarinets, and a flute.

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The Day I Met James Cohn

The Day I Met James Cohn

I met an 85 year old composer named James Cohn, and he offered to send me any of his piano compositions that I wanted to play.

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2013 Performance at the Carnegie Hall, in New York City

2013 Performance at the Carnegie Hall, in New York City

I just posted a new video from a concert last week, and I plan to write an update on my recent adventures very soon.

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Playing a Rare Mendelssohn Trio with Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players

Playing a Rare Mendelssohn Trio with Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players

I turned 10 years old, I ate lunch at the most amazing French restaurant and I played chamber music on the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players series in Manhattan.

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My Trip to Italy!

My Trip to Italy!

In July I spent two fantastic weeks in Perugia, Italy at the Corsi Internazionali di Musica. I attended daily master classes, rehearsed chamber music, and played in several concerts.

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Oyster Bay Music Festival 2012

Oyster Bay Music Festival 2012

I played 10 Concerts in 4 days at the Oyster Bay Music Festival and I even got a chance to meet and play for Billy Joel.

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Visit to Cape Cod and Concert at the MBL

Visit to Cape Cod and Concert at the MBL

I had a concert in Cape Cod, in Massachusetts, where I played at the Marine Biological Laboratory with members of the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players.

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Performance at the Liederkranz Foundation

Performance at the Liederkranz Foundation

This past Sunday I just performed at the beautiful Liederkranz Foundation in Manhattan as a Guest Artist of New York’s Concert Festival.

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Playing Rontgen Trio With the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players

Playing Rontgen Trio With the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players

This past Monday I had the AMAZING opportunity to play on the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players concert series in NYC.

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Playing Vladimir Horowitz’s Piano

Playing Vladimir Horowitz’s Piano

Before I started to play I noticed something very interesting on the wood underneath the piano. There were writings from people who have tried the piano all over the world.

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Second Place In The Long Island Philharmonic Competition

Second Place In The Long Island Philharmonic Competition

It happened on April 2nd 2012 and it was very exciting! I played on a beautiful Steinway “D” piano, and I was handed a big check.

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My Amazing Trip to Africa

My Amazing Trip to Africa

I just came home from a fantastic two week adventure in Africa with my grandparents and a group from the MBL (Marine Biological Laboratory)!

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Playing Beethoven With Orchestra From Concert Festival

Playing Beethoven With Orchestra From Concert Festival

As a winner of New York’s Concert Festival Concerto Competition, I had the opportunity to perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto nº 1 with the North Shore Symphony Orchestra on Long Island.

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First Solo Recital at the Steinway Piano Gallery in Bonita Springs, Florida

First Solo Recital at the Steinway Piano Gallery in Bonita Springs, Florida

I played a full program of works by Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Liszt and Gershwin.

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