Gayané GRIGORYAN was born in Yerevan, Armenia. She began her musical studies at the age of 3 with piano, and then started violin at age 7. At 9, she performed several times as a soloist with the Yerevan Chamber Orchestra.
Her studies brought her to Moscow to work with I. Tikhonov. She then entered the Yerevan Conservatory in the class of Prof. H. Smbatyan. She continued studying at the Marseille National Conservatory, where she obtained the first prize in chamber music and in violin as well as her diploma in musical studies. She performed in sonata and piano trio in many festivals and concerts in Marseille and in the Bouches du Rhône region, in France. She won the first prize during the Children of the World (Enfants du monde) competition and played as soloist with several orchestras the concertos of Mendelssohn and Dvorak.
Gayané met Véronique Bogaerts and decided to continue her studies at the Brussels Royal Conservatory, where she obtained her diploma with honors in June 2013.
Excellent chamber musician, she played tremendously in duo, piano trio and string quartet. Her partners are Aveline Gram, Sarah Dupriez, Vincent Hepp, Thérèse-Marie Gilissen, Eliane Reyes, Véronique Bogaerts and Jean-Claude Van Den Eynden, among others.
She performed at the Musiq’3 Festival, Seneffe Musical Night, BozarSundays, Brugge Concertgebouw, etc.
She has been highly influenced by Muhidin Dürrüoglu and Guy Danel.
Gayané regularly works with the Belgium National Orchestra.
She has also been accepted at the Lemmens Institute for a PhD in the class of Professor Lilia Umnova.
Gayané received scholarships from the Gulbenkian Foundation, the Wernaers Foundation and the Brussels Rotary Club.
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