2016-2017 International Opera Studio Pesaro of Inga Blabanova, Italy.
1998-1999 Juilliard Opera Center, New York, N.Y.
1988-1993 Yerevan State Conservatory after Komitas, Armenia.
1975-1982 Sayat Nova Music School (Piano Department).
PROFESSORS: Mr. Steve Smith (Juilliard School), Professor Svetlana Kolossarian.
COACHES: Joan Dornemann (Metropolitan Opera,N.Y.), Prof. Barseg Tumanian (renowed bass), William Matteuzzi, Carlo Morganti.
LANGUAGES: Armenian (fluent), Russia (fluent), English (fluent), Spanish (fluent), knowledge of French, Italian and German.
Don Giovanni, Leporello; Boris Godunov, Warlaam; Iolanta, Rene; Don Carlo, Filippo II; Mackbeth, Banco; Nabucco, Zaccaria; Il Trovatore, Ferrando; Aida, Ramfis; Il barbiere di Siviglia, Basilio; I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Lorenzo.
ORATORIO AND OTHER:
Puccini, Messa di Gloria;
In addition to roles, repertoire includes numerous arias from operas of Armenian, Russian and Western-European composers, as well as Italian, Russian, French, Armenian, Spanish, American, and German art songs and romances.
2017 Participation in Macerata Opera Festival – Sferisterio. (Coro Bellini) .
2016-2017 Concerts in Italy.
2013-2017 Soloist in The Armenian State Academic Choir.
2010-2012 Series of Recitals and Performances in Armenia Philharmonic Hall.
2007-2009 Series of Solo Recitals in U.S., and Armenia Philharmonic Hall.
2006-2007 Recital at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York.
2005 Recital in recognition of Cathy Berberian, Armenia.
2004 Series of concerts in Angers Nantes Opera and Theatre Chatelet, France.
2003 Invitation to audition by Riccardo Muti for La Scala Theater, Italy.
2001 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. Verdi Requiem bass solo.
1996 Concert series in Barcelona, Valencia and other venues, Spain.
1992 Debut in Philharmonic Hall, Armenia.
AWARDS and ACHIEVEMENTS:
1999 Schumann Fund Award
1999 Armenian Scholarship Fund Award
1998 Edward Nobel Heritage Foundation Award
1998 Armenian Scholarship Fund Award
1996 Prize-winner of Francisco Vinas Competition, Spain.