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Nona Zakharyan is a graduate of the Tchaikovsky Special Music School for Gifted Students. She completed her Bachelor and Master's Degrees with honor at the Komitas State Conservatory (former USSR) where she studied with Villi Sargsyan, a renowned performer and pedagogue in the former Soviet Union and abroad. After graduation she received qualification of soloist, accompanist and piano pedagogue. She earned her 2nd Master's degree in Piano Performance from the University of Wyoming where she subsequently taught piano. Her teaching technique is based on Russian and American methods of piano performance.

Ms. Zakharyan is a prizewinner of national and international competitions, including 1st Prize in Midland/Odessa Symphony competition in 2003, Grand Prize in the Fort-Collins Symphony concerto competition, Colorado in 2004. She appeared as a soloist with Midland/Odessa Symphony Orchestra, UW Symphony orchestra, Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra and performed solo recitals in Armenia, Russia, Georgia and United States. Nona is much in demand as a soloist and collaborative pianist, and performs regularly. Ms. Zakharyan is featured on a compact disc recording of A. Khachaturian piano concerto with Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra which was released in 2004.

She has been teaching piano performance and theory of music for the past 12 years.

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312 1/2 North 2nd street
Montebello, California 90640
(323) 721-3073
(323) 712-1038(c)