Armen M. was born in Armenia, and began playing the violin at the age of seven. From thereon out, Armen received his B.A.and M.A. degrees from Yerevan State Conservatory in Armenia and Artist diploma from Longy school of Music in Cambridge MA. With an impressive background, awards, and distinctions, Armen M. has always been a distinguished violinist, musician and concertmaster. His history of performances with some of the greatest names and soundtracks for some of the most famous movies, Armen has truly shone with this talent. With international performances ranging from Boston to Buenos Aires, including countries like USA, Mexico, Columbia, Argentina, Germany, Russian Armenia, Armen has worked with different styles too, not only classical. Armen infuses his classical background with Jazz, Rock, Pop and New Age as well, making him a unique and extremely well rounded musician. Currently Armen resides in Los Angeles, CA where he is active with various orchestras, including the LA Opera. He also routinely performs for sound track recordings with the major motion picture companies. In addition, Armen has worked with many well-known artists including Ray Charles, Barry White, Yanni, Sarah Brightman, Natalie Cole, Andrea Bocelli and many others. Here is a list of artists Armen M. has performed with: Yanni, Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, Smokey Robinson, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Frank Sinatra Jr., Andrea Bocelli, Olga Tañon, Jose-Jose, Lucero, Cristian Castro, Alanis Morissette and Marco Antonio Solis. We are on! *** Lesson Details *** I am very strict and laid back at the same time. I pay a lot of attention to the technical detailes .The curriculum is based on the level the student is presently. It reneges from simple scale books to Paganini caprices. I encourage every student to have at list two recitals a year. Lessons are very intense and productive and i welcome you to my studio. *** Studio Equipment *** 1) Music room w/ piano and seating for parents 2) Office room w/ seating for parents *** Travel Equipment *** violin and music *** Specialties *** European/Russian violin school
Teaches all skill levels
Teaching since 1992
Speaks English, Russian, Russian, Armenian
Has background check
Armen has been great with my beginner child! Able to do basic introduction at child level, amazing!
I had a great first lesson with Armen. He immediately identified some areas of improvement and I really liked his style which is rigorous, demanding and rewarding at the same time. Can't wait to our next lesson, Muller
I was Impressed beyond my expectations.